It has been over a year since I last wrote an article. The reason? I only write from inspiration, and the inspiration to write a piece worthy of publication has been far from my reach. Until today, this Rosh Chodesh of Nissan, the month of our redemption. Checking Yeshiva World [Read more…]
Watch the 9th class in Rabbi Yoni’s exciting and newest series – The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith January 24th, 2013/5773 Every Thursday night from 7:30-8:30 – Sepharadic Kehillah of San Diego – www.sksandiego.org Can’t find the class you are looking for? Check out our Media page!
Watch the 8th class in Rabbi Yoni’s exciting and newest series – The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith January 17th, 2013/5773 Every Thursday night from 7:30-8:30 – Sepharadic Kehillah of San Diego – www.sksandiego.org Can’t find the class you are looking for? Check out our Media page!
A new and exciting, text-based class in Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Yoni! The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith Thursday Evenings at 7:30pm, beginning November 1st Do you want to tackle the deepest ideas of Judaism in a clear and exciting way? Are you a seeker of the truth [Read more…]
ימא טבא לרבנן Mazal Tov to Rabbi Avi Kozma! On your additional Semicha! Rabbi Yoni and all of us at RabbiYoni.com would like to wish a special Mazal Tov to Rabbi Yoni’s dear friend and study partner, Rabbi Avi Kozman shlit”a, Former Chief Rabbi of the Republic of Macedonia, [Read more…]
I’m not wishing myself a Happy Birthday! Tonight (the 11th of Iyar) is my Hebrew Birthday. How old am I? Well, I’d rather not divulge that information! 🙂 I recall a few years ago, a discussion I had with one of my Rebbeim, the Kalever Rebbe shlit”a of Williamsburg. I [Read more…]
Purim’s Lesson: The Danger and Futility of Assimilation My dear fellow Jews, We live in a time of great peril to our small and precious nation. A modern day Haman has arisen in the country once known as ancient Persia, homeland of the Haman of antiquity. And, sadly, the threats [Read more…]
NOTE: I generally proofread and edit the articles that I write, so that they will be easy for the reader to understand. This article though is quite different – it is a stream of consciousness I experienced in the aftermath of Rabbi Tendler’s death, with which I hope to fulfill [Read more…]
Warning: Some content discussed may be uncomfortable for some audiences or unsuitable for some ages. Discretion is advised. While Rabbi Yoni generally tries to stray from being carried away by current politics or controversies, many have asked for his official response to this issue. This article in no way represent [Read more…]
I am silent. I have not spoken. I have not expressed opinion. I have not shared my thoughts. I have simply sat and pondered. Davened and cried. Closed my eyes and asked the Higher Power to give me clarity of mind. How am I to fathom the terrible tragedy that [Read more…]