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Pharaoh the Narcissist

  • By Rabbi Shais Taub
  • April 3, 2023

After stubbornly enduring blood, frogs, lice, wild beasts, epidemic, and boils, Pharaoh has somewhat of a breakthrough following the seventh plague, hail. It is then that he...

Stinking Thinking

  • By Rabbi Shais Taub
  • March 27, 2023

Reasoning with the Unreasonable We all know what it’s like to be internally attacked by our own persistent patterns of negative thoughts, a nasty inner voice that...

Why Jews Argue

  • By Rabbi Shais Taub
  • February 15, 2023

A rabbi once got so sick that he couldn’t make it to shul for Shabbos. The next day, the shul president visited the rabbi’s house.  “I’m here...

The Two Travelers

  • By Rabbi Shais Taub
  • February 1, 2023

Parshas Beshalach Have you ever heard the old folktale about the man and the two travelers? An old farmer was hoeing in his field beside the road...