So why was she forever unceremoniously dumping them in the library after the long school day was over and virtually all the other students and staff members had already gone home?
Between Judaism and Islam there can be friendship and mutual respect as Abraham loved both his sons.
Several months ago, I made a serious effort to find an apartment in the "better" area but, alas, the rents were too high. I felt that I was stuck where I was.
“My mother raised us to independence, all of us,” Rivka says, which certainly plays itself out in the fact that all three children have taken a different path.
Surprisingly, my husband and one son arrived home over half-an-hour earlier than usual. I excitedly shared my perfect-timing story, but my better half one upped me easily.
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.