We aim for a virtuous cycle of creation and rest and yet more creation
Contrary to popular belief, the Talmud never explicitly limits the ban on footwear to leather shoes.
On Sunday, Jews will be refraining from food and drink from dawn until sunset to commemorate the Fast of Gedaliah. Following Nebuchadnetzar’s destruction of the...
As we enter the Days of Awe, we must recognize that it is a joy to honor and serve true royalty.
A statement issued by the Frenkel, Yifrach and Sha'ar families thanks Israel for 'justice served.'
Hamas' tunnels were destroyed as were plans for their unparalleled terror attacks on Rosh Hashana.
If you had an important court date scheduled – one that would determine your financial future, or even your very life – you'd be...
When we return to our routines, things don’t have to go back to exactly the way they were.
The Three Weeks determines the "who we are and how we live" as Jews.
It isn't beneath G-d to personally interfere in the workings of this world, to liberate a persecuted nation from the hand of their oppressors.
The 49 days between Passover and Shavou'ot are dedicated to enhancing one's behavior, following in the footsteps of the Jews, who forged/enhanced their own national character during the 40 years in the desert.
Amazingly, each and every blade was green and moist as if it was just freshly cut.
All the commentaries ask why Hashem focuses on the Exodus as opposed to saying, “I am Hashem who created the entire world.”
The following is President Obama's statement on Passover (April 14, 2014). As he has in the past, the President held an official Passover Seder at...
She was followed by the shadows of the Six Million, by the ever so subtle awareness of their vanished presence.
Marror is the reliving of the bitter enslavement and matzah is the under-eighteen-minutes redemption.
Rabbi David Bar-Hayim argues it is time for Ashkenazim to abandon the prohibition against Kitnyot. What do you think?
Sephardic Jews are very strict in not keeping hametz in their homes during Pesah.
The labor action has prevented the far-flung Israeli embassy from providing the much-needed goods for the Chabad-Lubavitch seder in Nepal -- a world-famous event that draws nearly a thousand people annually to Katmandu.
When battling Amalek, G-d hides His face and expects man to wage war for his own relevance.
What is the relationship between Purim and Pisces? In what way is Purim related to fish?
The battle on Purim was our war with Amalek; we know that Haman was a descendent of Amalek and we are commanded to annihilate that entire nation.
What's this Purim all about?
Rabbi Almosnino’s reading of the Biblical text might be compared with the way a prominent lawyer would read the most important contract of his career.
The Yom Kippur video message of Rav Bina, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh at the Kotel,