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 19th, 2016
Dani unwrapped the book and was very happy as it was exactly what he wanted.
In a way not shared by any other festival, Sukkot celebrates the dual nature of Jewish faith: the universality of G-d and the particularity of Jewish existence.
Posted on: May 13th, 2016
As Jews became defined by religion, Christians could work to convert them--You can change your religion but you cannot change your race
Posted on: May 12th, 2016
Apart from that, the Oneg was a great success with inspiring divrei Torah and singing until late.
Posted on: May 6th, 2016
It is quite a mind-shift to look at your life from the future. This entails thinking about your greatest legacy, how will one be remembered?
Posted on: April 28th, 2016
We were reintroduced and Leah warmly welcomed me to ask what was in my heart. Her genuine warmth and sweet loving smile overwhelmed me.
Posted on: April 21st, 2016
Though dozens of beautiful and memorable Pesachs have passed since that fateful chag thirty-five years ago, the memory of that tragic Yom Tov is forever engrained in our family’s collective memory.
Posted on: April 14th, 2016
I was dumbstruck. I couldn’t help but laugh. Here we thought the idea was my husband’s but obviously the idea came from somewhere else.
Social media brought about a return to an ancient phenomenon, public shaming providing us a way of understanding the otherwise bewildering phenomenon of tsara’at,
Posted on: April 8th, 2016
This Torah family, despite being in mourning, truly understood the value of every act and how it could change the world.
Posted on: April 7th, 2016
Baruch Hashem, I have plenty of family in Israel, but Miriam’s host was not “family” per se, though her host would differ with me on this fact, rather someone whose family had an impact on me over 50 years ago!
The sedrah of Tazria begins with the law of circumcision Why this physical mark on the flesh? What does it tell us about the nature of Jewish identity?
Posted on: March 31st, 2016
Their father had been deported to a forced labor camp at the beginning of the Holocaust. He was never seen again.
What is the logic of kashrut? And why are they placed here in parshat Shemini? AND what is their connection with the sanctuary?
Posted on: March 24th, 2016
He hadn’t even bothered to think of a plausible excuse as to why they had suddenly found a spare Seder dish and he hoped they wouldn’t ask him any questions.
What was sacrifice in Judaism and why does it remain important, at least as an idea, even today?
Posted on: March 17th, 2016
We were pleasantly surprised, just after my wife lit the Shabbos candles, when Sonja’s face lit up and she exclaimed, “I remember my mother doing that!”
Posted on: March 11th, 2016
At its worst, nearly 200,000 'fare-beaters' daily entered NY City's transit system without paying
Posted on: March 10th, 2016
The fact that I was in a hurry made me think I should just take the card from him and open it for him.
Like our bodies, our souls were not made for sitting still. We were made for moving, learning, searching, striving, growing
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