Accordingly, from time immemorial it was the Divine plan that a segment of human society would become the symbolic emblem of “acceptance” – and the segment God chose is the Jewish people.
The ongoing legal saga of whether Dr. Simcha Goldman could wear his yarmulke while serving in the US Air Force
Remember that each Jewish home is a mikdash me’at – a mini-sanctuary. Is this not reason enough to turn our attention – and our behavior – to the needs of our homes and our wives?
In recognition of the good that was performed in the past we reward this dog with the meat of the animal that he did not protect.
I can't accept that, said Mr. Mann. If you are not willing to honor the contract, we need to take up the issue in beis din.
Question: Why there are four special Torah readings between Purim and Pesach? Also, why do we call each of those four Shabbatot by a special name, e.g., Shabbat Shekalim, Shabbat Zachor etc.? Additionally how did the division of weekly parshiyot we read every Shabbat come about?
Hung Out To Dry
‘A Roof With A Parapet 10 Tefachim High Is Not Included’
(Bava Basra 63b-64a)
While this is a beautiful illustration of the giving nature of a tzaddik, there is as subtle message here: the man stole a spoon from the Chofetz Chaim. How was that possible?
If chametz became mixed with non-chametz on Pesach, the mixture is prohibited on Pesach even if the ratio of the permitted non‑chametz to the forbidden chametz is 1,000 to 1.
Our first six children had been born in the Holy Land, but ironically every one of them married and set up home in the United States.
The UN condemns Israel on a constant basis for crimes it has not committed, and continually attempts to recognize the Palestinian claim to the land (with the exception to the Trump administration as we will shortly discuss).
So too a person who admits he stole part of the money claimed, or who is confronted by only one witness who testifies to the theft, remains eligible to take an oath.
Our extended family, although not a very orthodox group, was nevertheless totally Jewish in identity and heritage…
In the sanctuary, the specific domain called “the holy” is where we meet God on His terms, not ours. Yet this too is God’s way of conferring dignity on mankind.
The "survey says..." Young people want to stay in Jerusalem. Will the government and municpality make that possible?
Humor should not be used to make fun of people. We have to laugh with people, not against them.
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