Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2014
Separating fun from happiness can liberate, regarding (a) time, (b) money and (c) jealousy.
Rabbi Fohrman gives us insight into what it truly means to be a teacher.
Posted on: May 21st, 2014
There were two pokerfaced police officers standing at our door.
Posted on: May 15th, 2014
In this week's parsha a stark choice is presented: follow God and live, or abandon Him and die.
Posted on: May 14th, 2014
She always had a smile, and put her best foot forward – as hard as that might have been.
Posted on: May 8th, 2014
In fact, if the Mother of the Year Award featured a category for best worrier, I would be a major contender.
What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?
Posted on: May 1st, 2014
Put a coin in the Meir Baal Haness box every day and ask Reb Meir Baal Haness to find the lost kallah,” Ella told me.
God’s “name” is therefore His standing in the world. Do people acknowledge Him, respect Him, honor Him?
Rabbi Fohrman makes a fascinating argument about how Shabbat works and shows that there are shabbatot in different realms.
Posted on: April 24th, 2014
People expectantly go through their lives awaiting the event that will make them happy.
In disbelief the doctors said it was not their doing but rather a true miracle that such a choleh could survive this illness.
I vowed that when I would grow up, I would speak Yiddish to my kinderlach and I would move to “a place called Crown Heights.”
The very act of learning in rabbinic Judaism is conceived as active debate, a kind of gladiatorial contest of the mind.
Rabbi Fohrman explains how the Torah provides the building blocks of true love.
Posted on: April 14th, 2014
In Judaism, to be without questions is a sign not of faith, but of lack of depth.
Two husbands were there to instruct us in Texas hold ‘em – and we needed them.
Posted on: April 10th, 2014
As his bomber lost altitude with the ground rushing up, my father remembered his last thought: “How am I going to get out of this?
Yom Kippur is called one of the days of awe. What does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins?
You perpetuate a transformative event by turning it into a ritual.
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