Rabbi Shalom Arush

Rabbi Shalom Arush

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Iron Swords

We see today how much the nations of the world hate the Jewish People. Yaakov Avinu gives excellent advice on how to succeed against our strongest enemies.

My Lot in the Land of Life

This week, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Let’s be thankful for being able to live in Eretz Yisrael! The Land of Israel is stronger than all other mitzvot, and therefore it is important to always remember the greatness of living there!

A Strong Home Front  

Military experts are rightfully concerned about the Home Front and are arming and fortifying border settlements. Likewise, we must fortify Jewish homes because true victory in the campaign only comes when the Shechina (Divine Presence) is with us.

I Am Your Shield

We are in the midst of charon af (divine fury) in the world. What concrete steps can we take to regain a sense of safety and protection in Hashem?

Where to Begin?

All beginnings of anything are difficult, but all the more so with hitbodedut (personal prayer). Read Rabbi Arush's great advice that really works!

Redemption IS the News

UPDATED. During wartime, we're glued to the news. Instead, we need to be glued to Hashem and praying for the redemption of the People of Israel. Rabbi Arush strengthens us during these trying times.

Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute

Teshuva is not just for Rosh Hashanah! Rebbe Nachman emphasizes daily hitbodedut (personal prayer) because one's entire teshuva depends on self-examination. Following the tzaddik and being connected to him means doing daily hitbodedut and teshuva. 

I’m Not the Same Person

Tired of facing another Yom Kippur of asking forgiveness for the same offenses that you’ve mentioned year after year? Read Rabbi Arush’s advice about how to make this Yom Kippur different!