The Babel story is the 2nd in a 4-act drama that's unmistakably a connecting thread of Bereishit
A humble person who achieves a position of prominence will utilize the standing to benefit others.
To the surprise of our protectzia-invested acquaintances, my family has thrived in our daled amos without that amenity, b’ezras Hashem.
The emphasis on choice, freedom and responsibility is a most distinctive features of Jewish thought.
The Torah emphasizes the joy of Sukkot, for after a season of labor, we celebrate our prosperity.
All the way to the airport I could only think of what if …
Sukkot's duality is that it's the most universalistic and the most particularistic of all festivals
Throughout the war, Akiva had several brief furloughs home, and each time exchanged whichever mishnayos volume he had finished for the next in the series.
When we cry from the heart, someone listens; When we cry on Yom Kippur, God hears us.
Who am I? What are the most important things in my life? What do I want to be remembered for? If, as a purely...
Why am I getting so agitated? And look how we’re treating each other!
“he’s my rabbi” the Black painter said with pride, pulling out a photo of the Rebbe from his wallet
Simply, for Rambam the number 14 (2x7) was his favored organizing principle.
This young, innocent child gave me a powerful, warm surge of energy and strength.
Torah isn't a theological treatise or a metaphysical system but a series of stories linked over time
In contrast to her Eicha-like lamentations of the previous hour or more, however, my youngest was now grinning from ear-to-ear.
We believe that God created each of us, regardless of color, class, culture or creed, in His image.
“The window is above the flat sukkah roof,” he reported. “I could definitely climb in, but I need a ladder...”
Needless to say, it was done and they formed a great relationship as his friend and mentor. He started attending services and volunteered his time all along putting on tefillin.
He took me to a room filled with computer equipment and said, “You pray here for as long as you want.” I couldn’t believe my ears.
Judaism is a religion of love but also a religion of justice, for without justice, love corrupts.
An interview was overheard in which an Arab asked a Hamas commander: "What's the problem? Why aren't you hitting your targets? Don't you know how to aim?" To which he was answered: "We know how to aim very well. We are experts. But their G-d moves the missiles."
Nothing is more effective to diminish envy than gratitude.
Culture is not nature. There are causes in nature, but only in culture are there meanings.
“But they told me to come in today,” she said. They gave me this date months ago. It’s not my fault if it’s the wrong day.”