Category: Ki Tavo

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

How does one measure happiness? It seems like a simple question, but as it turns... Read More

LESSONS IN CHARITY, PHILANTHROPY & BENEVOLENCE

Parshat Ki Tavo begins with the mitzvah of Bikkurim, the giving of first fruits of... Read More

THE MYSTERY OF THE SUPERFLUOUS CURSE

One of the most dramatic moments during the last few weeks of Moses’ life was... Read More

THE PURSUIT OF TRANSCENDENT HAPPINESS

It has become an axiom of modern civilization that happiness is crucial. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)... Read More

YOUR CHARITY ZONE IS NOT YOUR COMFORT ZONE

It was reported this week that Dallas, Texas, is now one of America’s most philanthropic... Read More

BIKKURIM & THE DUTY TO BE JOYFUL

Parshat Ki Tavo begins with the instruction to bring first fruits to Jerusalem, a mitzva... Read More

CELEBRATING A LIFE OF TRUE HAPPINESS

I recently read about a new study compiled by researchers at the London School of... Read More

THE VERY DIFFERENT MITZVA OF BIKKURIM

Rabbi Dunner delves into the dormant mitzvah of Bikkurim. This mitzva was practiced in ancient... Read More