A prickly, uncomfortable feeling was spreading through my chest and into my throat.
We let the children know that this was our time to recharge, reconnect, play, and perhaps enjoy a little quiet.
Kids with NVLD are very verbal and often do not have academic problems until they get to the upper grades in school.
Not only did Rav Avraham give tzedakah himself, but he also sought to get others to give as well.
Besides her gifts of beauty, prophecy, wisdom and leadership, Sarah also possessed, according to Chazal, great spiritual and material blessings.
Marriage is all about compromise and making sacrifices.
Suddenly it dawned on me that in 1967, during the Six-Day War, the armies of Israel recaptured the Temple Mount and the surrounding outer wall, which we refer to as the Kotel.
Once you are aware of WHY we are able to daven, you will think about the meaning of what you’re saying. Then davening becomes an opportunity to clarify our relationship with God.
School is back in session and with it is a new initiative to fight anti-Israel lessons in textbooks used by Palestinian schoolchildren
If our teshuva is real, if we feel sincere regret and have resolved to become better, Hashem will look at us as new people.
Additionally, the day of Shabbos intrinsically carries with it a potential for spirituality and connection to Hashem that no other day has.
It used to be that when our youngest boys were about to go outside and it was cold, I’d sometimes remind them to take a jacket. Now I remind our youngest son, Yisrael Meir, to take pepper spray.
She spoke with a smile on her face, exuding a calm acceptance of her less-than-ideal circumstances.
Withholding The Rod
‘A Rebellious Son Never Existed And Never Will’
Question: According to Chazal, it would seem that women have no simcha obligation on Yom Tov other than to purchase new garments. Is that, in fact, the case?
He should have anticipated that the plaintiffs themselves might later forget who gave what.
When the employer stipulates clearly that the work must be done by a certain time, failure to complete it on time is a breach of contract, replied Rabbi Dayan.
The search for perfect justice is not for us, here, now. It is – as Moses taught the Israelites in the great song he sang at the end of his life – something that faith demands we leave to G-d, who alone knows the human heart, who alone knows what is just in a world of conflicting claims, and who will establish perfect justice at a time, and in a way, of His choosing, not ours.
I would like to suggest another approach to the akeidah narrative, one that perhaps ties the essence of the akeidah to Rosh Hashanah, and is alluded to within the tefillah itself.
Rosh Hashanah is here again. How will you pray this time? Will you reunite with your Heavenly Father this year? Will your visit with Him have meaning, or will it be “same old, same old”?
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