Shavuos Message

  • Sneak By!

    Last week I received the following text: Hi Rabbi Saks, Thank you for thinking of me! I appreciate it. I’m doing better today than I was yesterday. I have really bad anxiety. I hadn’t been out of the house nor have I gone anywhere since sometime in March. Yesterday I finally got myself to go …

  • When is the Date!

    As we stand poised a short few days before the Holiday of Shavuos, it is pertinent to reflect on the basics of the holiday. The Torah describes the holiday of Shavous as a holiday when the land owners in Israel are required to begin bringing their first budded fruits to the Temple and ceremoniously present …

  • Shavuos 5774 Like Shavuos!

    Shavuos 5774 Like Shavuos! Wednesday June 4th and Thursday June 5th On Shavuos we read the segment of the Torah which narrates the awesome event of G-d proclaiming the Ten Commandments to the entire Jewish nation. CONNECTION Commentators explain that the first commandment, “I am G-d Your Almighty who took you out of the Land …