10th of Tevet marks the onset of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, the King of Babylonia
Shouldn’t we Jews, having experienced the barbarism of many societies, speak support the NYPD?
Truthfulness is a fundamental value in Jewish yet truth isn't its highest value. Peace is. Why so?
There is no difficulty today recognizing the “doubled and redoubled” darkness of the world.
Yaakov's blessings to his sons stand as a solution to their particular issues with relationships
Why is the tzitzis reminder on our clothing? How does it remind us that there are 613 mitzvos?
In our times, most of us when we pray, our minds are on something else-it is hard to focus all the time.
The court cannot solely rely on death certificates issued by non-Jewish institutions without conducting its own investigation into the facts of the case.
"I'm still not sure we have a right to damage his property," said Mrs. Schloss. "Can you ask someone?"
Jacob’s blessing of Ephraim over Manasseh had nothing to do with age and everything to do with names
Slavery was universal; So, why was Egypt targeted in this object lesson?
Rav Akiva Eiger is assuming that the logic of the halacha that both the son and his mother are obligated to honor his father and therefore he must honor his fathers wishes first, is a mathematical equation.
The first requirement is a king must admit when he is wrong.
Reward And Punishment ‘Masser Rishon For The levi’im’ (Yevamos 86a)
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)
Reb Shlomo Zalman could not endure honorifics applied to him because of his enormous humility
Because we see these events as world changing, as moments in history, they become part of us forever.
They stammer “I'm not Orthodox,” as if that absolves them from the responsibility of calling to G-d
It's fascinating how sources attain the status "traditional," or its equivalent level of kashrus.
She was determined that the Law class was Dina’s best chance of finding a husband, and that was the real reason she wanted her to go to college.
But who would have ever guessed that Hashem would unlock the key to the birth on same day as the English anniversary of our wedding.
Rabbi Fohrman explores the question of how God communicates with us today.
A revolution is taking place between good and evil; light and darkness. Make the light activism!