Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
Posted on: July 30th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
Six events occurred on Tu B'Av, the 15th of Av, making it a festive day in the Jewish calendar.
Posted on: July 24th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
(JNi.media) Tisha B’Av (Heb: 9th of the month of Av) is a fast day according to rabbinic law and tradition, commemorating the destruction of the First Temple in 586 BCE by the army of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, and the destruction of the Second Temple in the year 70 CE by the Roman army led […]
Posted on: July 5th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
17th of Tammuz: Beginning 3 weeks of mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2015Judaism → Holidays
This Shavuot let's give G-d a gift too: Let's make this year different by doing just 1 more mitzvah
Posted on: May 6th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
Many think they're serving G-d but they're really asleep-Rebbe Nachman taught stories to wake people
Posted on: May 5th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2015Judaism → Holidays
The day after Israel was declared a State, everyone recited Hallel and people danced in the streets.
Posted on: April 21st, 2015Judaism → Holidays
Though an ardent Zionist, I'm neither blind nor naïve and have ambivalence for each of the 3 dates
Posted on: April 14th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
The Lemba tribe (Southern Africa) have an oral tradition they're descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes
Posted on: April 2nd, 2015Judaism → Holidays
All members of "Operation Wedding" were freed, emigrating to Israel-A true "Exodus from the Gulag"
Posted on: April 1st, 2015Judaism → Holidays
German poet Heinrich Heine: “Since the Exodus, freedom has always been spoken with a Hebrew accent.”
Posted on: March 4th, 2015InDepth → Analysis
Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…
Posted on: March 4th, 2015Judaism → Holidays
The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.
Posted on: March 3rd, 2015Judaism → Holidays
One can drink up to the Talmud's criterion to confuse Mordechai and Haman-but not beyond.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2015Judaism → Holidays
“The voice is the voice of Yaakov, but the hands are the hands of Esav” gives great insight to Purim
Posted on: March 1st, 2015Judaism → Holidays
Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.
Posted on: February 27th, 2015Sections → Features → Features On The Jewish World
One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.
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