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Party, Party, Party!

Of course, before you even start the party, you will probably want to make sure that your house is guest-ready, which means tackling those unpleasant cleaning jobs that we all try our best to ignore.

Conversations

Some conversations are just plain silly.

Do Not Trespass

As a round-faced child with big cheeks, I was often pinched by visitors to our home, or in shul by acquaintances of my father.

The Exile Of Rabi Shimon Bar Yochai

Rabi Yosi heard all this in silence but Rabi Shimon was constrained to answer.

Tasty Cakes

It is known that the chassidishe boys marry young, while the Livishe boys marry a little older.

Daf Yomi

A Talmidah Chachamah ‘If He Is A Scholar, He Is Not Sworn’ (Shevuos 41a)

Can One Vow Not To Wear Tefillin? (Shevuot 25a)

As a result of a shevuah or a neder, things the person had no obligation to perform must now be performed and things that would otherwise have been permitted now become prohibited.

Shevi’s Journey – Chapter X!V

Indeed, the number on the scale was lower than it had been the week before. A flush crept up onto my face as a happy feeling wormed down my body and I sat back down.

Unity

Surely there is always a reason to hate someone, but unless it is a reason warranted by the Torah, it is deemed baseless, and further worsens our chance of redemption.

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Where Academic Excellence And Social Justice Reign

Touro has created a school with strong roots that will allow professionals and individuals to survive the storms of life, said Dr. Alan Kadish, president of the Touro College and University System,

Saying ‘Ga’al Yisrael’ Out Loud (Part II)

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? M. Goldman

Your Middos Are Killing You

A therapist will show the child a picture of a person’s face and then help her identify the emotion that person was most likely feeling.

Reparative Therapy Redux

Dr. Salomon discussing conversion therapy, a widely discredited practice touted as therapy allegedly designed to change a person’s orientation from homosexual to heterosexual, recently banned by the New York City Council

Time To Reach Out To Our Father

Despite a resurgence of Judaism as evidenced by the ba’al teshuvah movement the hearts of the vast majority of our people have yet to be touched. Jews are disappearing in the melting pot of assimilation and intermarriage. Hashem help--

The Corruption Farce

It is good that the corruption in Netanyahu’s backyard is being investigated and it is good that the public doesn’t like it. However, the level of corruption is currently much lower than under previous PMs.

My Mother, My Role Model: Reflections on the Shloshim of Grace Schwarzberg

May the life of Grace Schwarzberg – Gittel Brana bat Naftali HaKohen – be an inspiration to all and may her neshama have an aliya

Ambassador Friedman Is Right: There Is No Israeli ‘Occupation’

The wordsmiths at the US State Dept need to face reality in Judea-Samaria. The Israeli “occupation” of the portion where the Palestinian Arabs reside ended long ago, and the Israeli presence in the remainder of those territories is perfectly legitimate.

I Paid The Rent Before The Due Date. I Paid The Installment Before The...

Rent money payable to a landlord at the end of the agreed period of tenancy is deemed a loan.

Unequal Partners

The three came before Rabbi Dayan. Avraham described the situation and asked: "How should we divide payment of the rent and various bills?"

An Amazing Weekend Of Chazzanut

Recollections on a perfectly harmonious Shabbos.

Civil Disobedience

How moving it is, therefore, that the first recorded instance of civil disobedience – predating Thoreau by more than three millennia – is the story in this week's parsha of Shifra and Puah, two ordinary women defying Pharaoh in the name of simple humanity.

Taking A Gamble In Las Vegas

Like most assimilated American Jews, their Jewish future was in peril, and the probability of their marrying outside the faith was statistically more than 70 percent.

Hazzan Joseph Jesurun Pinto: Colonial Spiritual Leader

To celebrate this victory Hazzan Pinto wrote a special prayer that was read in Shearith Israel in October 1760.

The ‘Judaism’ Of Arthur Miller And Marilyn Monroe

A recurrent theme in Miller’s work is the tragic defeats that befall common people.

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