Yesterday was another heartening day, one that provided me with yet another unexpected, but much-needed boost to my mood and self-esteem.
Suddenly, the pilot's voice could be heard. He explained that this was a special day for those passengers on board who lived in Israel.
All agree that Jews ARE different. How? Why? The Bible's answer is surprising and profound.
Of Chukkim “Satan and the nations of the world made fun.” They may appear irrational & superstitious
I realized from this story that I was sent as a messenger from above. Hashem has many helpers in this world to help do his work.
Heaven answered Moshe dramatically. He was proved right. End of revolt. End of story- Not at all...
I had imagined it was my mother who would probably miss us the most. But what do we really know about what is happening?
Miraculously, the baby came out without a scratch, though some glass shards had to be brushed off his hat.
Yale argued living on campus meant living in the "real world," with its complexities and challenges
There's no obligation TO wear tzitzit; opting to wear them symbolizes free acceptance of the mitzvot
As a borderline CDO (OCD alphabetized) sufferer, I really wanted to have every last thread tied up securely before we hit the road.
Sadly, we're no longer an edah; We've fissured and fractured: Orthodox & Reform; religious & secular
WIth this week's parsha, Israel begins its 40 years wandering in the desert before entering the Land
I was about six years old at the time and recall that very special occasion so well.
Rachel was thrown by the sight and began to caringly think whom this person might be.
With lots of time on his hands and a wealth of teaching experience under his belt, his answer was a no-brainer.
I felt terror posing questions to Rav Elyashiv doing so only twice in the 9 years I was in his shiur
This week's parshah inspired the Jubilee 2000 initiative leading to debt cancellation of $34 biilion
This young man was particularly fine, as when his parents suggested he date someone, he didn’t bother to look at resumes or pictures, as many young men do. He trusted his parents knew his best interests, and attempted to put his best foot forward.
They had realized they would be far from civilization and kosher food and had packed plenty of fresh and canned food as well as making sure there was a microwave in their room which they knew how to kasher.