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Qatar’s Jewish Mud-Slingers

The notion that Jewish critics of Qatar are the ones who have turned it into an enemy is outrageous.

A Survival Guide For Life With Young Children

The point is that we can’t behave right when we don’t feel right. And kids can’t behave right when they don’t feel right.

Rachail Morowitz: Building Bridges

The evening in Rachail Morowitz’s home was deeply moving and left a lasting impression of hope.

Personal Thoughts On The Chagim

Like the threads on a loom, the chagim weave a thick, rich tapestry of faith and kedusha.

Be Mindful Of Hidden Cholim

I knew that there would be many women at this Chanukah party who, like me, were reeling over the news that a friend of ours had been niftar a couple of days earlier from cancer. We were beyond shocked.

To Be A Vessel For God

At that point, I think I did go into some kind of emotional depression. I lost the way I connected to God. It’s something I didn’t realize I lost until I found it again, living here in Israel.

Rav Belsky: A Talmid’s Perpsective

Rav Belsky was a once-in-a generation individual; a pioneer and an advocate for the entire Jewish people. One’s background, country of origin, or religious affiliation made no difference. He was there for all of us. We mourn him on this, his second yahrzeit

The Chofetz Chaim

One of the tasks of great Torah leaders is to inspire their students to go out into the Jewish community and fight for the observance of Torah and mitzvos.

Idolatry Or Not? (Avodah Zarah 2a)

The Rambam describes the history of idolatry as beginning with the adulation of God’s creation and culminating in the erection of monuments to celebrate the heavenly hosts.

Chesed And Rachamim In Our Lives (Part Three)

More eternal wisdom from Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h. This week considering how to become an agent of chesed (compassion) and rachamim (mercy)-continued from last week.

Shaliach Mitzvah Money

Mr. Berger called home to see if he left his wallet there by mistake. "I'll check right away," said his wife. She called back two minutes later that the wallet was on his desk.

Daf Yomi

Exchanging Land? ‘Nor Shall You Show Them Favor’ (Avodah Zarah 20a)

Tefillah: A Meeting With Hashem – Open My Lips

If we can make Hashem's presence even slightly more real to ourselves, it will be a great accomplishment!

Tu B’Shevat: A Season Of Reawakening

However, beneath the surface, behind that veil of stillness and seeming lifelessness, organisms are thriving, and the natural processes are ongoing that will produce the spring rebirth and the fruit of the coming season.

Q & A: Tanach’s ‘Hidden Women’

Question: At work, people sometimes argue that the Torah doesn’t regard women highly, only mentioning them in passing, almost begrudgingly at times. They cite, for example, the Torah’s treatment of Serach bat Asher and Yocheved bat Levi. I would appreciate very much if you could provide me with “ammunition” to refute them. Mrs. C. Grosz

Why Does The Mechaber Repeat Himself? (Siman 78:5)

Any defendant who denies a claim in its entirety must take the Shevuat Heiset oath of denial.

A Tzaddik’s Bracha

I decided to unplug my phone before davening to prevent any distractions. Finally after one on the most intense prayers I have ever experienced I went to plug in the phone. It immediately rang.

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Malin And The Mir Yeshiva

During this period, Rabbi Malin became especially close to the Brisker Rav, who took a special liking to him.

Fifth Annual Kosher Halftime Show Kicks Off On Nachum Segal Network Feb. 4

Anyone who appreciates a mix of football, unique commercials, and Jewish music will be thrilled with our KHS 2018 presentation.

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