The Yetzer Hara, the evil inclination - tries constantly to trick us into neglecting what we're supposed to be doing. He gets us to chase after all kinds of seemingly important but really meaningless endeavors that leave us Empty-Handed. Don't be naive and don't say that Rebbe Nachman didn't warn you, by way of yours truly in this week's Breslev Israel web magazine.
Rav Shalom Arush in The Sound of Music says that if you feel down, start singing or playing music. It's great advice and it works.
Tal Rotem takes us on a trip to the outskirts of an Arab village in the Galilee to the gravesite of the Holy Rebbe Mattia ben Charash.
Racheli Reckles asks in Beauty Exchange, what kind of message are we giving to our girls? Tough question, that needs an answer...
Dr. Zev Ballen has a close call in A Lesson from Uman.
Natalie Kovan compares her evil inclination to a baseball bat in Ms. Louisville Slugger.
Rivka Levy probes a woman's priorities in life in Discovering My Children.
This week's Torah portion is Lech Lecha, and Rabbi Dovid Charlop discusses the difficulties of Abraham's tests of faith in The Tougher Test.
The entire itinerary of our upcoming USA-Canada speaking tour is now posted on the right-hand toolbar of this site. We look forward to seeing you! Bright Beam blessings for a wonderful week!