Category: Wellington Lights

Wellington Lights is a weekly feature of Rabbi Mizrahi’s thoughts on the parasha hashavua.

Yitro – Close But Distant

Previously we learned that having set limits is an important factor in creating a feeling of security. A legal system and an authority to enforce those laws over society provide these limits in our wider...

Bo – Its About Time!

I don’t remember whether I received one, but when I was growing up a common Bar Mitzvah gift was a watch. Nice pens were also common gifts. A young Jew, taking steps toward adulthood,...

Va’era – Hallmarks of a Leader

From the start Moses is uncomfortable with the task imposed upon him. He expressed reluctance at the Burning Bush to serve as the “liberator” of Israel from Pharaoh’s brutal oppression, suggesting that others were...