Even within the Catholic world, the bishops of some countries, such as Germany, acted autonomously, with only minimal input from Rome.
While we believe that there are numerous valid paths within Orthodox Judaism, not all observant Jews are born into a community that fits them.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
In general, Judaism values the private and the discrete – the “thin still voice” – over the public and the overt. Wearing one’s tzitzis tucked into one’s pants is a sign of modesty, not embarrassment
A tribute to Jerusalem, the Holy City, from a man, though born in exile, who always regarded himself as, in Agnon's words, "one who was born in Jerusalem.”
In any event, regardless of what is reported in the media, the world is not becoming more depraved. All the spiritual advances mankind has already made will not recede.
Unable to achieve their objectives through dialogue, negotiations, and good will – without an appreciation of Israel’s distinctiveness and differences – leaders of liberal/progressive Jewish organizations are turning their communities against Israel.
At times it almost seems as if Hashem is deliberately sabotaging our well-laid plans for serving Him. And it doesn’t make much sense.
A Threat To Life And Limb
‘How Many Lashes Are Given Him?’
The reason the defendant is entitled to refuse to repay the loan or to return the deposit to only one of its owners is that he accepted the money or the deposit from both.
Question: Sefer Chareidim (ch. 67) cites a Midrash that Eliyahu once testified that a certain kohen who begged G-d for righteous sons merited to see all of them serve as high priests, and none of them died during his lifetime. Where exactly is this Midrash?
In the case of eidei hachashah, however, the second pair of witnesses testifies that the crime never occurred.
When Shraga was ready to go back, Ari looked in the closet, but the shirt was missing.
When Eliezer came to find a wife for Yitzchak, he came with jewelry and presents. Yaakov, on the other hand, came with nothing.
Eternal wisdom and guidance from Rebbetzin Jungresi (A"H)
Only when Shabbos finally arrived and the food was cooked, table set, baby sleeping peacefully, did those angels remember to come and wish us a gut Shabbos.
More than prayer changes G-d, it changes us. It lets us see, feel, and know that “G-d is in this place.” That is why, and where, Jacob, established Ma’ariv, the evening prayer.
The new devices will include the organization’s signature Lifecompass 2.0 dispatching system which tracks location of all its volunteers in real time and dispatches them to medical emergencies in their area.
Hemingway’s antipathy to Eisenstaedt may well have been attributable to his general contempt for Jews.
We as Jewish people must remember daily who we are, and who we come from and who our forefathers were.
To be sure, following formal notification, President Trump has 90 days to consider whether the Palestinians are in “direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel.”
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