Articles by Rabbi Yisrael Baron



Where’s everybody?

Pharaoh had an immigrant problem. The Hebrews who had moved to Ancient Egypt were now multiplying at an alarming rate. “The country will be run…


A new way to repent at Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown on Friday, is the holiest day of the year. Tradition would have it that people spend every evening before…



Jumping Out of the Box

“It is not the consumer’s job to know what he wants,” Steve Jobs responded when asked if he had done any market research. How can…


Time to Wake Up!

We have all heard it many times. We must decrease our carbon footprint. We must be more green and earthfriendly. As a boy, I remember…


Walking 4 Friendship, giving to others

This year’s Walking 4 Friendship event on Sunday, Feb. 10, was bigger and better than ever. More than 1,000 children, teens, parents, grandparents and supporters…


Naked Beauty

Imagine looking down at a large marble stone in its natural state, never cut from the earth, not yet trimmed or polished. Now imagine this…


I am from Auschwitz

“I am from Auschwitz,” proclaimed Sam, when I asked him where he was from. How do you argue with a statement like that? Especially coming…