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As we were once strangers in a land that was not ours, how does...

With all the talk today about immigration, we asked some ofour rabbanim to answer the following question...

Make Resolutions, Not Wishes

The secret to change is to stop wishing and to start making real resolutions

For the Sins of 5777 of…

May we be forgiven for these and all our mistakes and sins...

Calling All Souls: The Eloquent Shofar

In every generation, the shofar blow is not like other sounds. Those sounds we listen to with our ears, but to the shofar we listen with our souls. ALL Jews always thirst for this cry of longing.

Chanukah Joy and Jubilation

Hanukah Cheer from David Herman, Jerusalem's troubadour.

Halakhic Differences Between Sephardic And Ashkenazi Traditions

Sephardic Jews are very strict in not keeping hametz in their homes during Pesah.

Halachic Questions

Once this took place, no Beit Din could annul its practice but for an entirely different reason. A minhag accepted by klal Yisrael becomes an obligation that must be practiced.

The Meaning of Today’s 10th of Tevet Fast

Asara B’Teves, the 10th of Teves, commemorates the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by the Babylonian ruler Nebuchadnezzar that ultimately culminated with the First Temple’s destruction on the 9th of Av the following year.

Chanukah and Our Current Darkness

Israel projects global material illumination not always the light of "morality" meant by the Navi

Maoz Tzur

A new tune for Maoz Tzur-Happy Chanuka!

Yorkers – But Are They Kosher?

In honor of Sukkos, The Jewish Press decided to feature pictures of six of the winning designs.

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

Yom Kippur commemorates God's covenant with the Jewish people & forgiveness for the Golden Calf sin

Nature’s Guide to Purim

Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.

ABCs of Tisha B’Av & the Three Weeks

Rules and guidance for the Jewish national period of mourning.

The Sands of the Sea

As we enter the Days of Awe, we must recognize that it is a joy to honor and serve true royalty.

Rejoicing Proud Jews: Reflections on Lag B’Omer

The victory of the Jewish idea is celebrated on Lag B'Omer. It fits neatly between Israeli Independence Day and Yom Yerushalayim. These three days are all driven by the same spirit: the liberation of Jewish peoplehood, the return to the land, and the reemergence of authentic Jewish culture.

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2014‏

Yom Kippur is observed on the tenth day of Tishrei - an Acadian word for forgiveness and Genesis.

ABC’s of Elul

If you had an important court date scheduled – one that would determine your financial future, or even your very life – you'd be...

What?! A Passover Seder in a Rural Village in ZIMBABWE?!

The Lemba tribe (Southern Africa) have an oral tradition they're descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes

PARSHAT VAYESHEV & CHANUKAH

The great Jewish mistake was thinking the more we became like others, the more accepted we'd become

Costumed Wine

This Purim let your wine bottles join in the fun – let them dress up too! Use them to compliment your Mishloach Manos or have them make a grand appearance at the seudah. Simple and inexpensive this is a great family project.

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