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Q & A: Standing During Chazarat Hashatz (Part III)

Question: Is one obligated to stand while the shliach tzibbur repeats the Shemoneh Esreh? I have observed that some people stand during the whole repetition of the Amida while others sit most of the time. Menachem

Bring on the Simanim!

Maybe it is the advent of social media, but today we often hear about various customs others practice and many of us have taken on those minhagim as well.

A Feud For The Ages: A History Of The Jews And The Church (Part...

The thirteenth century was a turning point in Jewish-Church relations.

Chametz Order

Mr. Leiner checked the calendar, and saw that April 13 came out on Chol HaMoed. I was considering taking off that day, Mr. Leiner told his boss.

The Patience Of Hillel

When Shammai heard these words he was deeply hurt and was sure that the man had come only to offend and mock him.

Albany Beat

Several lawmakers either testified or submitted testimony to the commission supporting a pay raise; some lawmakers, mainly Republicans, have called on the commission to reject a raise.

Title: The Person in the Parasha: Discovering the Human Element in the Weekly Torah...

Weinreb shares with us his personal triumphs and tribulations, and lessons from his many travels across the Jewish world.

Blackmailing Israel

Unable to achieve their objectives through dialogue, negotiations, and good will – without an appreciation of Israel’s distinctiveness and differences – leaders of liberal/progressive Jewish organizations are turning their communities against Israel.

Parshat Nitzavim-Vayeilech

In light of these approaches, we can also suggest that by walking around Moshe was able to check out the true pulse points of the nation.

Parshat Mikeitz

You cannot decide whether we should fight or not. We will... That decision is taken...

The Hypocritical Reaction To The President’s Stance On Iran

It will be recalled that JCPOA was adopted as an act of Congress – rather than, as would have been expected, a treaty.

Novominsker Rebbe: OU Makes Torah Observance Possible For Thousands Of Jews

Over two days the world’s premiere kashrus experts shared their insights, techniques, and teachings.

Finding Her Place

So, Mom, how are you keeping yourself busy now that we've all left home?

Thank You, Mr. President

First, even had the president actually said something reprehensible, is it our job to reprimand him? Is that in the charter statements of these organizations?

‘It’s Important For Me That The Jewish Community Feels Protected’: An Interview with Acting...

The good news is that we are going to shatter all safety records in Brooklyn in 2017, in ways the naysayers said couldn’t be done.

Five Fashion Rules Meant To Be Broken

While fashion rules were relevant at one point, fashion is now making a shift toward celebrating individuality and personal choices as apposed to "approved" trends.

Celebrating Freedoms By Fighting Religious Persecution Overseas

Whether we are Israeli or American, let us give thanks for the freedoms we enjoy, and work every day to free others around the world from the chains of anti-Semitism, persecution, and violence.

Stephen Paddock Gives Mental Illness A Bad Name

Let's label Paddock for what he was: A diabolically evil person not a person suffering from mental illness.

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