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.
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.
Does Hashem ever go away and not pay attention to us?
Havdalah.com will be streaming an inspiring/live/MUSICAL/global Havdalah(NOT to fulfill obligation)