He wants to ensure that commentators and modern scholars are in agreement regarding the identification of any given animal.
It is a world in need of atonement, which means a redirection of its energies and objectives.
Like our heartbeat, hunger is primal and G-d-given; it is essential to our survival.
Which things in our home are not futile, which things would I never choose to part from?
You're not at a healthy weight, Shevi. We have to do something about this.
During the 1500s, the Church added another reason for the enforced segregation: to further degrade and humiliate the Jewish community so they would convert to Christianity.
I am obsessed with Trader Joe’s chili lime seasoning. Most, if not all, of the Trader Joe’s spices are under the OU, and are just amazing.
Most of my parents’ friends did not have a single relative left in the world after the war and so they formed new families and attachments.
Through your courage in sharing and your friend’s compassion, you have created a powerful connection to somebody outside of your shame.
PBL (problem- or project-based learning as both are called) is a learning theory positing that as people learn, their minds actively connect new knowledge to pre-existing knowledge and build complex knowledge structures.
How shall we hold on to the memory of those who perished?
Going to therapy makes people extremely vulnerable and it is upsetting to know that there are those who take advantage of that.
Marina's story is truly an inspiration to all those who desire to understand what motivated Jews in Russia to seek their right to emigrate.
Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h, though no longer with us has left a rich legacy that never fails to inspire.
Hashem has, after all, judged exactly the cases of our lives on 5,778 previous occasions. He has seen individual Jews and even the entire Jewish people turn their lives around many times before. The ultimate Judge is biased in our favor
The Makovsky Plan resurrects the old State Department approach of forcing Israel to do something that is virtually irreversible, while requiring the Palestinians to do something that is easily reversible.
During the subsequent Days of Penitence, we prepared for the awesome and holy day of Yom Kippur, begging our Father and King to grant us a tabula rasa, so that we can begin anew.
How do we know the pledge was in error, though? asked the gabbai. Perhaps Mr. Hoffman intended to donate $10,000 regardless!
As if to emphasize the point, the Torah uses the phrase “be’etzem hayom hazeh” – “on this very day” – both in connection with fasting on Yom Kippur and with brit milah.
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