For G-d, the Sabbath was the last day of the week; for human beings, it was the first.
The woman closest to her smiled and said, "I'm not, but my great grandmother was, and I like Jewish people."
The paradox of Jewish spirituality: No religion holds God higher, but none feels Him closer
Where could we go? There was no shelter anywhere! But then we noticed a small white house beside an old red barn hiding behind the trees.
One evening, that young man ‘happened’ to leave just as I did, and he chivalrously offered to walk me to my bus stop.
Why did God command Israel to make a sanctuary for Him? Shouldn't it be unnecessary? The Golden Calf
A Job…good girls… “I’ll get one,” I whispered furtively to Blankie. “I’ll be one of those good girls.”
How the "Broken Windows Theory" helped solve graffiti on NYC subways and led to a more orderly NYC.
The only way to understand life is by living itL "Na’aseh venishma//We will do and we will obey.”
He handed it to me and hmm… yes, it was definitely a private check book left unattended, with a woman’s name, address, and phone number printed at the top.
The day finally came, and with great anticipation and joy, both Einat and her husband went to the hospital.
Moses prepares the Israelites for freedom by discussing-children, several times in the parsha
This was just one of the odd things I heard, there were more when we visited the family sitting shiva.
A person's environment can work for the good or the bad; but it works more powerfully for the bad.
As he was en route, with one scholar and one scholar-wannabe in tow, he was unfortunately involved in a too-close encounter with a huge army truck.
God is found in this world, not just the next. To grow spiritually, first satisfy material needs.
Jewish history isn't just Jews enduring catastrophes but renewing themselves after every disaster
As he was leading the kehillah, he heard a voice in his ear instructing him “to take care of my daughter.”
Occasionally, Shimon would enquire after their children and grandchildren but for many this was too painful as they had little or no contact with them, so he had learnt over the years who he could ask and who he shouldn’t.
HaShem wanted the Israelites to become a living testimony to the power of freedom.