As we enter the Days of Awe, we must recognize that it is a joy to honor and serve true royalty.
With all the talk today about immigration, we asked some ofour rabbanim to answer the following question...
Happy Lag Ba’Omer and PLEASE BE CAREFUL with your bonfire.
The house is clean. The last bit of chametz has been burned. What happens next?
The number four seems to play a major role in the Pesach Seder. We have four questions, four sons, four terms of endearment and, of course, one of the major features we soon will be enjoying – the drinking of four cups of wine.
Some background-History, Halacha, hidden truths. Happy Purim to all!
Jews of the exile cannot truly understand Passover, a festival of national faith, of a free people returning from exile to their home.
I’m excited to introduce my new Sukkos decoration concept. I couldn’t help but notice the variety of interesting leathers and vinyls available on the market. Sorting through the many different colors and textures, it dawned on me that I could easily create Sukkos décor using one of my favorite combinations, leather and nail heads.
Wishing all a Happy Passover!
Being a Torah Jew means "Making It Happen" 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. It requires determination, focus and lots of positive energy but it's all worth it because we were chosen for this job above 99% of the world so Hashem knows we can do it.
The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.
Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.
What is the nostalgia for? The answer comes with Succot.
Chanukah commemorates our victory over the Syrian-Greeks and the Hellenists – Jews who betrayed their own people in order to curry favor with the gentiles.
It wasn't a biggie, really, I've been called worse. When my wife heard what Rush had been calling me, she said she wasn't surprised. So maybe it wasn't even such a bad thing that Rush did, maybe he even meant it as a caution, so I would go ahead and mend my loose morals. But here's the funny thing, as soon as news came out that Rush insulted me, people started empathizing with me and writing Rush's advertisers to stop sponsoring him because of what he said about Yanover.
Amazingly, each and every blade was green and moist as if it was just freshly cut.
A few years ago, I happened to be in Los Angeles for the fast of Tisha B'Av. Towards the end of the fast, between afternoon and evening prayers, the rabbi of the shul asked if I could say a few words to the congregation to explain the significance of the holy day and the fast.
Two years ago I was in Baltimore on business and happened to pass by the public menorah in front of Johns Hopkins University just...
Considering the menorah through history. What is its meaning?
Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.
The Yom Kippur video message of Rav Bina, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh at the Kotel,
Fun Fact: The organizers of the Boston Tea Party were referred to as “the modern day Maccabees.”
Yom Kippur commemorates God's covenant with the Jewish people & forgiveness for the Golden Calf sin
Yom Kippur is observed on the tenth day of Tishrei - an Acadian word for forgiveness and Genesis.
Kabbalah teaches that mother Rachel symbolizes the Jewish People.