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Aleph Beta: Terumah: Angels In the Tabernacle?‏

The keruvim, or cherubs, appear in the tabernacle in three different places. What is their meaning?

Q & A: Arabs Circumcise At 13 (Part XII)

Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity. M. Goldman (Via E-mail)

Double Credit

"Halacha differentiates between giving a gift, forgoing a debt [mechila], and granting permission to take something," answered Rabbi Dayan.

A Humbling Lesson (IX)

Humility often confused with low self-esteem, truly means that a person realizes his true worth

Balancing Bitachon And Hishtadlus

While it may appear that man is in charge, Hashem orchestrates every activity on the planet

Daf Yomi

The Threat Of Death ‘Sign or Else…’ (Kesubos 19a)

The Homeless Solution

Man feels vulnerable, exposed, even when he considers himself a great being.

The Ketubah

One of the purposes of the ketubah money is to make it difficult for a husband to capriciously divorce his wife.

A Life Of Loving-Kindness And Prayer

I try to be observant, davening daily, but it hasn't awakened my heart or my mind or changed my life

A Portable Home

With the synagogue, "Judaism created one of the greatest revolutions in the history of religion"

A Message From The Spirit World, Asking For A Cup Of Coffee?

I was aware he didn’t want me to “imagine” making coffee in a forced new dream.

Building The Third Beis Hamikdash

The Aruch Laner asks: How can Rashi say that the third Beis Hamikdash will descend as fire from heaven when every Jew prays several times a day for the rebuilding of the Beis Hamikdash?

Redeeming Relevance on the Weekly Parsha: Terumah

The notion of duality is paradoxically a very important part of God’s unity.

Parshat Mishpatim

The Torah presents us with a model of how to effect change in a sustainable way.

When Little Is Big

Just having basic emunah during these times of great spiritual challenges is inestimable in Hashem's eyes.

Revealing G-d

The month of Adar is the month of joy. It’s the time when we reaccepted the Torah.

Shabbos Mevorchim Adar

Hashem placed Esther in the right setting at the right time.

Parasha Mishpatim: Israel’s View of the World and of Itself

Judaism's moral law, intended to give meaning to life, is violated most when the weak are abused

Daf Yomi

Tethered To The Mother ‘If She Is Fit, Her Daughter Is Also Fit’ (Kesubbos 13b)

Q & A: Arabs Circumcise At 13 (Part XI)

Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity. M. Goldman (Via E-mail)

Forces Of The Upper World

Hashem placed this world at man’s disposal. In a real sense, man is the steward of Creation.

Finish The Job!

"I don't accept this," said Mr. Zummer. "I want you to finish! You're not allowed to just stop in the middle!"

Do Unto Others As…

Perhaps Hillel based his opinion on the original conversion that took place at Mount Sinai and described in Mishpatim.

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