It is a beautiful tribute to his memory that their deepest memories are of him learning and teaching Torah. And that truly was his life.
The fifteenth day of the month of Shevat was designated for calculating the age of trees both for harvesting and tithing purposes, and this “Jewish Arbor Day” was celebrated at least as far back as Talmudic times.
“We know from human history and the latest learning science that success comes from the combination of academic knowledge and the ability to work...
When did this helpless feeling change for you?
When he was not yet 10 years old, tragedy struck and he lost both his parents. Alone in the world, he was fortunate to have a cousin, Reb David of Tarnow, who took him in.
Make a list of all the things you must do today, number them in order of how much you detest them, and then do the first one on the list first.
As part of a regular diet, they add many nutrients, including lycopene and lots of flavor.
As many of you know, a pair of thick tights and boots paired with a dress/skirt can keep you warm and comfortable – especially if you choose fleece-lined tights or warm leggings to go with your boots.
Open Orthodoxy should close the door behind itself as it exits the Orthodoz Union.
They knew that if they performed acts of kindness with each other G-d would perform kindness with them.
We must struggle to understand, says the Rambam, the greatness and wisdom in the words of Chazal.
A beautiful and inspiring tribute to the Glick family, in memory of Yaffi Glick (Z"l) left this world on Monday, January 1 at age 51.
Elior Azaria’s abandonment by his military superiors and by Israel’s president was enough to cause the humiliated soldiers in Nabi Salihsoldier to bear the slaps and kicks of a teenage girl rather than defend himself and the honor of Israel.
Moshe Feiglin, leader of the Zehut party, being his candid self.
Israel proactively preventing individuals and organizations promoting BDS should come as a shock to no one, ESPECIALLY to the groups named.
Someone dialed the police. It was too late, though. The thief had already fled the hall and disappeared into the street.
Even if the Egyptians prided themselves on ingenuity and advancements, they had to know they were most likely wrong when it came to accurately knowing when midnight was.
As we have seen, a debtor is not believed if he says he repaid the loan prior to the maturity date.
Don’t Tread On Me
‘If One Consulted A Sage, He May Not Consult Another’
(Avodah Zarah 7a)
For all the good we hopefully do in the world, we often come up lacking; our prayers are distracted, we're a bit short with the beggar, we sometimes slip with our tongues.
We know that the measure of goodness is greater than that of punishment.
Question: In the course of my travels, I have discovered that some chazzanim say “Ga’al Yisrael” right before Shemoneh Esreh aloud while others say it with their voices fading. Is one practice correct and the other incorrect?
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