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17th of Tammuz

18 Tammuz 5775 – July 5, 2015
17th of Tammuz: Beginning 3 weeks of mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.


4 Sivan 5775 – May 22, 2015
This Shavuot let's give G-d a gift too: Let's make this year different by doing just 1 more mitzvah

Jews, WAKE UP!

17 Iyyar 5775 – May 6, 2015
Many think they're serving G-d but they're really asleep-Rebbe Nachman taught stories to wake people

One Ingredient Three Ways: Cauliflower

16 Iyyar 5775 – May 5, 2015
Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.

“It Is Wondrous in Our Eyes”

3 Iyyar 5775 – April 22, 2015
The day after Israel was declared a State, everyone recited Hallel and people danced in the streets.


3 Iyyar 5775 – April 21, 2015
Though an ardent Zionist, I'm neither blind nor naïve and have ambivalence for each of the 3 dates

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

25 Nisan 5775 – April 14, 2015
The Lemba tribe (Southern Africa) have an oral tradition they're descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes

Seder Table Ruminations

14 Nisan 5775 – April 2, 2015

The Haggada of Yosef Mendelevich

All members of "Operation Wedding" were freed, emigrating to Israel-A true "Exodus from the Gulag"

Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

12 Nisan 5775 – April 1, 2015
German poet Heinrich Heine: “Since the Exodus, freedom has always been spoken with a Hebrew accent.”

Was Mordechai Crazy? A Torah Thought for Purim

14 Adar 5775 – March 4, 2015
Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…

Combatting the Haman of Today

The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.

Award-Winning Author Explores the Halakhot of Drinking on Purim

12 Adar 5775 – March 3, 2015
One can drink up to the Talmud's criterion to confuse Mordechai and Haman-but not beyond.

Wielding Our Weapon of Words

12 Adar 5775 – March 2, 2015
“The voice is the voice of Yaakov, but the hands are the hands of Esav” gives great insight to Purim

Nature’s Guide to Purim

11 Adar 5775 – March 1, 2015
Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.

The Basics Of Matanos La’evyonim And Mishloach Manos

9 Adar 5775 – February 27, 2015
One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.

Mishloach Manos – ‘In Those Days, In This Time…’

The mishloach manos of times gone by were sometimes simple and sometimes elaborate, but the main focus was on the preparation of the delicious food they contained.

Purim: Concealing and Revealing

Does Hashem ever go away and not pay attention to us?

Weekly World Wide Havdalah to be Introduced Online

6 Adar 5775 – February 25, 2015
Havdalah.com will be streaming an inspiring/live/MUSICAL/global Havdalah(NOT to fulfill obligation)

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