Perhaps the single greatest teacher of Rabbinical CBT was Rabbi Akiva. The Talmud (Berachot 60B) teaches that Rabbi Akiva was always in the habit of saying " Everything that God does is for the good."
I am advocating a halachically acceptable and Torah mandated embrace of values and concerns in harmony with Torah views even if the beneficiaries of these movements and causes are primarily non-Jews.
Neo-Nazi groups from the UK, Sweden, France and Greece will attend the march and “a representative of Hamas will be in attendance, and will give a speech about the international threat of the Jews.”
A blessing for the outgoing President and his Secretary of State. To quote the rabbi in Fiddler on the Roof: “May G-d bless and keep President Obama and Secretary Kerry…FAR AWAY FROM US!”
When our enemies tell us to choose between their culture and being Jewish the light rises within us, drawing us to our destiny. This cannot be stopped; not by Obama and not by John Kerry.
Simply put, today, under Israeli control, Muslims, Jews, and Christians, live and pray in Jerusalem. When it was under Arab control, Jews could not even visit.
Small deeds can have a huge impact, or as better said in Chovot HaLevavot the Jewish self-improvement manual, “a small light can shine forth and push away much darkness” This is the essence of Hanukah
The simple fact is the Forward hates everything Jewish except left-wing Yiddish protest chants.Its editor's latest rant is entitled, "Why I Detest Hanukkah, and Why All Right Minded Jews Should Too"
The permits for building Amona issued 20 years ago were challenged by agencies of the New Israel Fund, not because the NIF wants justice for the Arabs but because they want Jews out of YESHA
My son the soldier, in silhouette, sitting alone in his uniform on top of a mountain, wrapped in his tefillin, reading from a siddur, the sun rising in the distance, bursting forth into the sky-NACHAS
Shabbat in Amona? Beyond your dreams! You can see Jordan, the Dead Sea and villages. Early morning, the Arab call to prayer, a church bell, flocks of sheep. No machinery sounds, few cars-- peace
For everyone who doubted whether or not making aliyah it was worth it, know that there is nothing to inspire personal growth like waking up each morning as a Jew in the Land of The Jewish People.
I want to start a new movement. It’s called control-alt-delete…who’s in? It started as a joke but momentum is growing. Are you in?
A musical tribute to the internationally famed Jewish troubador, Shlomo Carlebach by famed Jerusalem troubador words and music by Ben Reuven
Mr. President, you were elected legitimately and democratically and though I was deeply offended and alarmed by your rhetoric, I respect and therefore, as an American citizen, you are now my President
On Shabbat when they learned I just made aliya, I was given the third Aliyah, then the shul sang "V'Shavu Vanim" It was unexpected and extremely moving, validating the years of planning and hard work
Despite all, the ideals of the Founding Fathers and a moral electorate live on in those individuals seeking to strive for a better world through personal freedom based on biblical roots.
Nevertheless, even as late as Election Day itself, I wish to address those conservatives and Republicans who have declared themselves Never-Trumpers.
After years of ranting about nonexistent threats to democracy like the Shaked proposal, the Israeli Left has destroyed their credibility.
No one imagined a world where both Russia and China would reemerge as serious challengers to the West’s financial and geopolitical control, yet this is precisely what has happened.
As the leader of the world's Catholics, I implore you to make a public statement condemning the UNESCO vote denying the historical connection between the Temple Mount, the Western Wall and Judaism
The Jewish Press Online welcomes columnist Jacob Freedman, M.D., and his family to Israel and wish them a safe and "uneventful" aliya.
Walking the walk led to talking the talk
Al Quds University, the Palestinian University in “East” Jerusalem, opened a branch moments from the Temple Mount, site of the two destroyed Jewish Temples and holiest site to Jews around the world