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Angels & Angles

By Aron Moss Question: My religious observance has started to become neurotic. I am forever worried if I am doing things one-hundred-percent right. Did I say the correct blessing? Did I wash my hands correctly before the meal? Did I accidentally violate the Shabbat? I am scared that I’m becoming compulsive. On the other hand, [Read More]

Is Prayer a Waste of Time?

Question of the Week: I have a lot of trouble praying. I sit in synagogue and as soon as I start to read the words, my mind wanders. Even when I read the English I find it hard to focus. I suddenly start thinking about work issues or what’s for dinner, anything but the prayers. [Read More]

Question of the Week:

  Question of the Week: ┬áMy brother is losing his fight for life. The chemotherapy treatment has not worked, and I need to say goodbye to him. I cannot accept his death, he is so young and I love him so much. Can you help me to accept this pain in my heart? Answer: I [Read More]