Rabbi Avi Killip

Articles by Rabbi Avi Killip

Saying Goodbye to the Greatest Generation

Like our ancestors in Egypt, we may feel lost without our patriarchs and matriarchs. But a new era is underway.

In Search of Beauty

Jewish tradition mandates that the symbols of Sukkot be beautiful.

The Magic Eye

Most of us spend our lives searching for God's presence in the world, hoping to catch a glimpse.

Sacred Fire

Fire can be destructive or constructive as well as a tool for connecting with the divine.

Get Your Plots in Order

Abraham had to search for a grave when Sarah died. Our family was luckier.

Shabbat 23

What will the neighbors say?

Shabbat 18

Can your utensils work on Shabbat?

Shabbat 17

The rabbis and the sword.

Berakhot 23

Our physical selves.

7 Tips for Studying Daf Yomi

Thinking about jumping into daily Talmud study? Here's some ways to get the most out of it.