Reb Meir's life's directive was simply to serve G-d, to be an Eved Hashem. Ahavas Hashem, love of G-d, and Ahavas Yisroel, love for his fellow Jews, were central to this goal.
When it comes to Passover, however, making a product that is kosher for the holiday requires full-time rabbinical supervision.
“My father added that after all the pogroms, after the Holocaust, a member of the family had finally returned to the shul, proving once again that the indomitable spirit of the Jewish people can never be vanquished.”
Had the Soviets only given them a one- or two-year prison sentence, I don’t think the world response would’ve been that big.
An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky
Due to Israel's small size, almost every soldier in the IDF returns home on a weekly or biweekly basis, enjoying the comfort and company of family. Approximately 5,000 soldiers, however, do not enjoy this benefit. These soldiers - labeled "lone soldiers" by the army - either come from dysfunctional homes (20 percent) or are volunteers from abroad (80 percent). In a recently published book, Lone Soldiers: Israel's Defenders from Around the World, veteran Jerusalem Post reporter Herb Keinon profiles 14 of these lone soldiers, who come from such diverse countries as Morocco, Australia, and India. He recently spoke with The Jewish Press.
Lemmer said there wasn’t one big moment where he realized he could be a professional singer, but has been on albums since the age of 14 and rose up the ranks to be a featured soloist in the Shira Choir.
In one of his thousands of aphorism-filled columns for The Jewish Press, Dr. Morris Mandel wrote, "Counting time is not as important as making time count."
After a while, performing for women only became exciting. It’s also amazing to play with other women in a band. The energy is great!
Among the many posthumous additions to Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik's literary legacy, one book always seemed conspicuously absent: a Soloveitchik Haggadah in English.
Rachel Levmore is not a doctor. She is, in fact, a lawyer - of Halachah.
The idea that the world should not have one world government but rather should be divided into nation states is a biblical idea.
Perhaps, today, it is no t unusual to see somebody who looks like Rav Simcha on the streets of New York City, but in 1920, it was quite unusual.
JERUSALEM - An Indian couple completed their halachic conversion and remarried in a Jewish ceremony at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron last week, on the first anniversary of the murder of their friends and spiritual guides, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg.
"My husband, the visionary, wanted to target people who had never kept Shabbos; I, the realist, asked how they would do it."
What I think is going on here is the Midrash is making a comment about Rut’s love for Naomi being some sort of reflection of how we have to love God.
Dan, a veteran of the US Combat Engineers corps is participating in an IDF Torah dedication on Sunday, this is his story.
It takes courage and guts for a well-known person in the Orthodox world to write a memoir, a personal account sharing chapters of her life, which include how she became frum. On May 11 in New York, Leah Kotkes, a beloved writer among her readers, will release her first book, a candid, friendly, page-turner: The Map Seeker: One Woman's Quest.
In a world where people question whether they should be engaged, we are a reminder that all Jews are responsible for one another.
A recent study by the nationalist organization Mattot Arim ranked Dr. Michael Ben Ari of National Union number two in terms of Knesset members "most loyal to the right-wing's agenda in the Knesset term that just ended." (The Likud's Danny Danon finished first.)
The Rebbetzin began campaigning to increase public awareness of the importance of saying Amen.
Before long, people began calling Rabbi Eidlitz with their kashrus questions.
"My engagement in medicine has taught me that in order to heal one must come in contact with the most repulsive things you can imagine."