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Back in Action!

September 11, 2009 Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 3

To all my dearest readers and friends, I have been back in Israel for about two weeks now, but I haven’t been able to have some quality time to sit down and write. Finally, due to your encouragement, I hope to publish a few more articles in the near future. [Read more…]

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The Lubavitcher Rebbe: Mashiach?

June 25, 2009 Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 4

To my dearest readers, Today is the third day of Tammuz, marking the 15th yahrtzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe zt”l, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. To anyone who knows me, I am attached to the Rebbe with my heart and soul. Whether it was being born through his blessing in his [Read more…]

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One Mitzvah Can Go A Long Way

June 8, 2009 Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 3

I hung up the phone with a smile, and shook my head in disbelief. “Why?” you ask. Ill tell you, after a brief introduction. Our Rabbis have taught us “One mitzvah brings along another mitzvah”. I always understood this teaching to mean that if one performs a mitzvah, then Hashem [Read more…]

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Blogger’s Birthday Blessing

May 6, 2009 Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 0

To all my friends, family, and readers, The subject of whether or not to celebrate birthdays, has been a “hot topic” in the Jewish world for ages. The first person in the Torah reported to celebrate his birthday, was Pharaoh, who did so with a cake and candles (see commentaries [Read more…]

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Exile of the Soul

March 25, 2009 Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 1

Tonight is my last night here in Jerusalem. I am returning to San Diego to celebrate the Pesach holiday with my family, and I will continue writing from there. My heart is torn. On one hand, I am so thrilled to be able to be home, with my family, my [Read more…]

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