In honor of Sukkos, The Jewish Press decided to feature pictures of six of the winning designs.
Question: Why do we sit in a sukkah? Is one allowed to travel during Sukkos to a place where no sukkah is available? Moshe Jakobowitz Brooklyn, NY
In Eretz Yisrael, it is customary not to remain in a house without a mezuzah for even one day. This placed the rav in a quandary. What were they to do?
Tzitzis On A Blanket? ‘…to Exclude a Nighttime Garment’ (Menachos 43a)
When the branch was almost completely cut, it broke off, twisting as it fell. It hit another branch, bounced off, and crashed to the ground 15 feet away. One end landed on a lawn chair and cracked it.
As it turned out, Mordy and Yissachar were the very last people who wanted to go on the zipline that day. Mordy went first and had a great time until…
Moses is warning us, in what was meant to be a song to be remembered throughout our history, to stay far away from all forms of idolatry--regardless of shape or ideology
According to the wisdom of Kabbalah, the “correction of the world” will only happen when we first repair the relations between people.
A meaningful and easy fast to all.
At the start of a new year, we need to realize that we absolutely can change if we want to. Yes, we have predispositions and predilections, but they don’t have to define us; we can do whatever we want with them.
We have become so accustomed to rattle off berachos that we don't let them penetrate. Before we start, it's over
Question: When the cantor says Shema Koleinu during the High Holiday season, he skips several lines during the interactive recitation. Why? A Reader Wilkes Barre, PA
Truth be told, my kavanah was often better in the privacy of my home.
Is A Shortened Lulav Kosher? 'Remnants of Tzitzis Are Kosher' (Menachos 38b)
The Emek Berachah explains that indeed after Rosh Hashanah the din is sealed and one is only judged on his actions of the previous year.
Another installment in the Rubashkin saga.
Wishing that everyone will be remembered for life.
When all is said and done, refraining from wearing any kind of shoe on Yom Kippur is, strictly speaking, a stringency.
In recent years, there has been a flurry of halachic discussion on whether pregnant and nursing women should be permitted – or even encouraged...
Repentance is arduous. But the outcome, in reach of each of us, is cleansing, renewal, and restoration.
So, as Moses faced his own life’s end, what was there left to do? The book of Devarim contains and constitutes the answer.