As Torahdik Jews we are expected to view every day as Parents Day.
Some people dance, draw, make music and find joy in serving Hashem and communicating their feelings in service of Hashem.
Often people think that when yo hit rock bottom, divorce is the only option.
I take pride in being both American and Jewish and while I believe some people just identify with both and leave it at that, I also think it’s natural to consider which identity is foremost to you.
Only the 6 Day War has presented the paradox of a victorious nation annihilating its enemies so thoroughly and then almost instantly suing for peace rather than setting the terms for surrender.
The question bothered him very much and he decided to go to the town square where all the poor were gathered and ask them.
Going to the Bais HaMikdash, Yosef Ben Yoezer’s son showed the magnificent diamond to the Kohanim. They were stunned by its brilliance and beauty and could hardly speak.
But how, indeed, do we push all our worries and plans out of our minds while we daven?
We must never forget that each person has his specific purpose...
There can be no experience so unequivocal and obvious as to conclusively prove the existence of God or the divine origin of His Torah.
Question: Is one obligated to stand while the shliach tzibbur repeats the Shemoneh Esreh? I have observed that some people stand during the whole repetition of the Amida while others sit most of the time.
A Dramatic Change
‘Where His Son Traveled Overseas….’
(Bava Basra 132a)
Paula and her husband did far more than that – they went to visit her and managed to persuade her to allow them to apply for her to live in a Jewish home.
As crazy as it sounds, we never met face-to-face until we discovered that on the same Shabbos, she would be visiting her daughter in Monsey while I would be attending my grandson’s bar mitzvah.
The court is concerned the plaintiff might be exploiting the heir’s ignorance of his father’s business affairs and is trying to get paid a second time.
The Even Ezra is teaching us a fundamental concept in growth: that we can shape our very reality.
Jerusalem meant so little to the Ottomans that, during World War I, they let it fall into British hands without a fight and even contemplated entirely destroying the city before pulling out.
Maimonides holds there is not one model of the virtuous life, but two. He calls them, respectively, the way of the saint and the sage. It is this deep insight that led Maimonides to his seemingly contradictory evaluations of the nazirite
I, prefer inconvenienced Palestinians to dead Jews any day of the week. The would-be murderer tried to get through the checkpoint byt the metal detector detected that he was carrying two pipe bombs.
The eternal wisdom of Rebbetzin Jungreis (a”h) this week on making peace and fostering it in our families, our communities, and our people
While there is a yeshiva in existence, the world will be full with knowledge of Torah. The moment the yeshiva ceases to exist, the Torah will be forgotten from the entire world.
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