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Kosher Certification for Maccabees

4 Tevet 5775 – December 25, 2014
It's fascinating how sources attain the status "traditional," or its equivalent level of kashrus.

The Menorah Revolution: Activism Through Light

3 Tevet 5775 – December 24, 2014
A revolution is taking place between good and evil; light and darkness. Make the light activism!

Chanukah: The Inner Dimension

30 Kislev 5775 – December 22, 2014
What does the way we count the days of Chanukah come to teach us about living in the present?

Chanukah and Our Current Darkness

30 Kislev 5775 – December 21, 2014
Israel projects global material illumination not always the light of "morality" meant by the Navi

Pondering The Chanukah Lights

26 Kislev 5775 – December 17, 2014

Chanukah Miracles: The Candle Which Didn’t Light

25 Kislev 5775 – December 16, 2014
"Can you hear what the dead are whispering? Leave Galut, escape to Eretz Israel-Lech lecha!"

Chanukah: Guide for the Perplexed 2014

24 Kislev 5775 – December 15, 2014
Chanukah is the holiday of liberty, combining The Book (faith and dedication to God) and the sword

Halachic Questions

13 Kislev 5775 – December 4, 2014
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.

Mother Rachel and the Birth of Natural Consciousness

11 Heshvan 5775 – November 3, 2014
Kabbalah teaches that mother Rachel symbolizes the Jewish People.

What is the Meaning Behind the Hoshanot Prayers on Sukkot?

20 Tishri 5775 – October 13, 2014
The Torah emphasizes the joy of Sukkot, for after a season of labor, we celebrate our prosperity.

The Sukkot State of Mind

17 Tishri 5775 – October 10, 2014
The encounter with the timeless stability of the divine occurs within the Sukkot.

Having Chol HaMoed Fun – Together.

15 Tishri 5775 – October 8, 2014
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.

Sukkot-‘Hodu’ L’Hashem

14 Tishri 5775 – October 7, 2014
What is the nostalgia for? The answer comes with Succot.

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2014‏

Sukkot is a universal holiday, inviting all peoples to come on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

Turning the Bad Into Good – It All Depends On You!

Only 1 mitzvah I couldn't keep in their prison: Sukkah; How could I build a Sukkah in a KGB camp!

A New Year’s Blessing

12 Tishri 5775 – October 5, 2014
The special quality of the year 5775 (תשע"ה) is “nine months of pregnancy” תִּשְׁעָה יַרְחֵי לֵידָה

Sukkah Chandelier – Three Ways!

Give your sukkah an aura of polished grace with one of these breathtaking chandeliers!

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2014‏

9 Tishri 5775 – October 3, 2014
Yom Kippur is observed on the tenth day of Tishrei - an Acadian word for forgiveness and Genesis.

Reflecting on Kol Nidre

9 Tishri 5775 – October 2, 2014
Sometimes terrible things – things like the Akeidah – actually unlock our potential and make us far greater than we otherwise would be.

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