Caring for each other & improving the world, according to Judaism, is life's purpose
Yom Kippur commemorates God's covenant with the Jewish people & forgiveness for the Golden Calf sin
This year make your Judaism more than superficial-Don't accept merely "feeling" Jewish is sufficient
The fast ended, but no soldier rushed to eat; they sat contemplating the intensity of their prayers.
In a number of places, our rabbis tell us that Shemita is the Key to Redemption.
A little background information for Rosh HaShanah. Shana Tovah, Happy New Year, to all!
Six events occurred on Tu B'Av, the 15th of Av, making it a festive day in the Jewish calendar.
(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...
17th of Tammuz: Beginning 3 weeks of mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
This Shavuot let's give G-d a gift too: Let's make this year different by doing just 1 more mitzvah
Many think they're serving G-d but they're really asleep-Rebbe Nachman taught stories to wake people
Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.
The day after Israel was declared a State, everyone recited Hallel and people danced in the streets.
Though an ardent Zionist, I'm neither blind nor naïve and have ambivalence for each of the 3 dates
The Lemba tribe (Southern Africa) have an oral tradition they're descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes
All members of "Operation Wedding" were freed, emigrating to Israel-A true "Exodus from the Gulag"
German poet Heinrich Heine: “Since the Exodus, freedom has always been spoken with a Hebrew accent.”
Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…
Purim points to peruse and ponder.
The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.
One can drink up to the Talmud's criterion to confuse Mordechai and Haman-but not beyond.
“The voice is the voice of Yaakov, but the hands are the hands of Esav” gives great insight to Purim
Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.
One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.