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)
The 10th of Tevet began the chain of calamities culminating in the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash
10th of Tevet marks the onset of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, the King of Babylonia
It's fascinating how sources attain the status "traditional," or its equivalent level of kashrus.
A revolution is taking place between good and evil; light and darkness. Make the light activism!
What does the way we count the days of Chanukah come to teach us about living in the present?
Israel projects global material illumination not always the light of "morality" meant by the Navi
"Can you hear what the dead are whispering? Leave Galut, escape to Eretz Israel-Lech lecha!"
Chanukah is the holiday of liberty, combining The Book (faith and dedication to God) and the sword
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.
Kabbalah teaches that mother Rachel symbolizes the Jewish People.
The Torah emphasizes the joy of Sukkot, for after a season of labor, we celebrate our prosperity.
The encounter with the timeless stability of the divine occurs within the Sukkot.
So just in case you're stuck in the house this Chol HaMoed – because there's a new baby or because someone has a cold – not because of anything worse, here are six ideas for family fun at home.
What is the nostalgia for? The answer comes with Succot.
Sukkot is a universal holiday, inviting all peoples to come on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Only 1 mitzvah I couldn't keep in their prison: Sukkah; How could I build a Sukkah in a KGB camp!
The special quality of the year 5775 (תשע"ה) is “nine months of pregnancy” תִּשְׁעָה יַרְחֵי לֵידָה
Give your sukkah an aura of polished grace with one of these breathtaking chandeliers!
Yom Kippur is observed on the tenth day of Tishrei - an Acadian word for forgiveness and Genesis.
Sometimes terrible things – things like the Akeidah – actually unlock our potential and make us far greater than we otherwise would be.