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A Jewish Slave In Rome

For all of Tisha B'Av I lived the life of a slave in Rome.

How To Make A Bar-B-Q

In my circles, manning the barbeque is traditionally a male job, but there is a lot more to a successful barbeque than dropping the meat onto the grill.

The Rubashkin Saga (Part III)

PETA has a lurid anti-shechita history, They claimed Rubashkin the way the animals were slaughtered at Agri rendered them non-kosher. Rabbinic authorities and major kashruth supervisors deemed Rubashkin to be of the highest kosher standards--yet PETA declared otherwise.

Where Did Lot Go Wrong?

Why was it so hard for Lot to admit subordination to Avraham

Parshat Matot-Massei

The mindset of risking one's life for the cause can only be acquired once the civilian mindset of self-preservation is unlearned.

Dear Dr. Yael

Young people today do not realize how bad anti-Semitism can be.

The Wedding

The groom was happy about the fulfillment of the pledge and the wedding ceremony was held. They danced and made merry the entire night.

Shabbos Mevorchim Menachem Av

How apt a reminder that this remorseful time will pass before we know it, and the next full moon will shed its light upon our universe on a joyful fifteenth of Av.

Q & A: Praying In Other Languages (Part VI)

Question: When reciting a berachah in English, does a person fulfill his obligation if he says “Hashem” instead of “L-rd” or “G-d”? Yosef

The Words They Won’t Say: ‘Arab Murders Israelis’

The NY Times and the Washington Post believe that Israel’s polices are to blame for “provoking” Arab hostility and violence. If you have any doubts, just read their headlines.

Addiction And Jews

Yiddishkeit is indeed the shining key to unlocking the prison holding the addict. The reality is that Judaism is the gateway solution; it helps to transform one’s life by revealing the actual reason why we are here

Every Yiddishe Neshamah

We hear so much about the hopeless predicament of our assimilated brethren. Statistics show that our young people are indifferent to their faith and heritage and would not be unduly perturbed if, G-d forbid, Israel ceased to exist. I have never believed that to be true

We’re All In This Together: Comfort, Presence, And Prayer

To free a servant is a difficult transition for both parties. A lifetime of experience and relationship is ending. The shofar is sounded “so that they will realize that this is something standard throughout the land, and that all do so.”

Whether Notation Of A Loan In The Deceased’s Ledger Is Sufficient To Require A...

The Rambam, however, was of the opinion that hearsay evidence is not sufficient to require the defendant to take the Shevuat Heiset oath of denial, even if it came from the plaintiff’s father.

The Power Of Prayer

Yet it appears that if the shogeg killer would daven, his prayers might be answered, and the kohen gadol would die. Why?

Looking For Family

The search continues on in this way up the paternal family tree until it finally locates a living relative.

Good Vs. Evil

Anyway he gave it a try and got in the car and sure enough… the car started! He was surprised and asked the old man, how did you know what to do?

Falling Into Hashem’s Arms

The MRI showed that our son had sustained a fractured skull and a double break in the arm that he had fallen on, it was truly a miracle. That arm had saved his life!

Witness Dayan

Ari took $200 out of his wallet. He said to two friends at the adjacent table: For the record, see that I'm lending Shalom $200.

A Welcome Result

Indeed, the presiding judge in the Silver trial admonished Mr. Bharara for his verbal excesses.

Prenuptials And The 44 Rabbis

Jewish law stipulates that a Jewish divorce can only be initiated by the husband in an exercise of his free will.

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