Why does one escape death and the other does not? Because one prayed and was answered and the other prayed and was not answered. Why was one answered and the other not?
The perception of close ties between Israel and the US--Netanyahu and Trump--have helped Netanyahu improve his relations with Europe and Asia, and in time more regions of the world
In response to a conversation about the perils of the 'politically correct' environment we live in, I considered the gemara devoted to the need for absolute accuracy of scales and all their components
Rebbetzin Jungreis (ZT"L) shares a letter from a distraught wife/ mother whose family is facing serious financial setbacks causing them to consider drastic changes
Question: Should a boy continue counting the omer with a berachah once he becomes bar mitzvah?
What is it that makes an ox special? In what way should we emulate it?
Final And Proper Honors
‘In A Grave Not His Own?’
(Baba Basra 112b)
The lives of Jews in Mitzrayim were defined by misery and suffering. They had no rights. They had no life.
The plaintiff is entitled to the entire maneh without having to swear.
A person cannot be forced to receive something against his will, replied Rabbi Dayan. Therefore, the recipient has the 'upper hand' and can choose either to uphold the gift retroactively or to refuse it.
The burden of proof required in dinei nefashot, capital cases, is heavier than the burden of proof required dinei mamonot, monetary cases.
As early morning phone calls go this was probably one of the least welcome ones to hear five days before our daughter’s wedding.
Now he was putting his faith only in Hashem and that he knew Hashem could help him.
The rav found the exchange humorous and happily shared it with my husband, who subsequently told it over to me.
While Pittsburgh embraced Greenberg, Robinson had a more mixed reception in Brooklyn. The borough’s Jewish fans welcomed him, as did most of the rest of the Ebbets Field faithful.
We are certainly not indifferent to the right of free speech. But we are also mindful of the plague of anti-Semitism and disruptions of speeches by Jewish personalities on several CUNY campuses.
Israel has developed into a world-class military, economic, agricultural, and technological power.
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