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Jewish Practice In The U.S. Military (VIII)

26 Kislev 5777 – December 26, 2016
Somehow, Simcha Goldman wearing a yarmulke in uniform was perceived as an act of insurrection that could weaken the very foundations of the military. But how?

Israel’s Dismal Public-Relations Record

25 Kislev 5777 – December 25, 2016
Why has Israel has done such a dismal PR job of making its case to the international community? How is it that Jews areabsolutely inept at imparting to the world our glorious history?

Maoz Tzur

25 Kislev 5777 – December 24, 2016
A new tune for Maoz Tzur-Happy Chanuka!

Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

A joyful and Happy Chanukah to all from your friends at The Jewish Press Online.

Shabbos Mevorchim Teves

24 Kislev 5777 – December 23, 2016
Yiras Hashem (fear of Hashem), a lofty objective we continuously strive to achieve, transforms the negative element of Teves into positive, spiritual fulfillment.

Parshat Vayeishev

Leaders often find themselves with down time and time that the are down.

Incinerated Coupons

When the two returned late that night, Dov took the coupon collection and threw it down the incinerator.

Living Like A Rock

Why does Rashi feel we need a mashol to understand this concept?

The Heter Iska (Bava Metzia 104b)

The loan portion of the capital is not at risk because, under the terms of the heter iska, Mamon will get it back whether the business prospers or fails.

Q & A: Forgetting Al Hanissim On Chanukah

Question: If someone forgot to recite Al Hanissim in Shemoneh Esreh or Birkat Hamazon on Chanukah, does he have to go back and repeat them? Moshe Jakobowitz Brooklyn, NY

Parshas Vayeishev – Chanukkah

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Chanukkah!

Daf Yomi

23 Kislev 5777 – December 22, 2016
His Father Gave The Ring ‘What About A Worker Toasting The Produce And Eating?’ (Bava Metzia 89a)

The Refuah Before The Maka

Baruch Hashem all worked out well and they are doing both fine recuperating now.

Counting Time

My daughter was in a state of shock. How could this be? How would she and her husband cope?

Vayeishev: Who Really Sold Joseph?

This week's parsha course unravels the sale of Joseph and discusses the implications "blame." Where does responsibility begin? And most importantly, how do I make moral decisions?

Chanukah And The Home

Tosafos points out that this answer is not fully satisfactory since there are other mitzvos, such as affixing a mezuzah, that require having a house.

What Is The Theme Of The Stories Of Genesis?

he first 11 chapters of Genesis teach us many fundamentals of faith; Exodus to Deuteronomy is about revelation and redemption. But what are Genesis 12-50 about?

The Dream in the Flame

Like Yosef, the Chashmonaim were dreamers. Chanukah is the story of dreamers: defeating a mighty army, recapturing and rededicating the Temple, finding a single jar of ritually pure oil in the rubble

ABC’s of Chanukah (Hanukkah)

22 Kislev 5777 – December 21, 2016
The Hebrew word Chanukah means "dedication." When the Greeks challenged Jewish life, a few courageous Jews took to the hills of Judea in open revolt against this threat.

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