web analytics


Saying ‘Ga’al Yisrael’ Out Loud (Part II)

Question: In the course of my travels, I have discovered that some chazzanim say “ga’al Yisrael” right before Shemoneh Esreh aloud while others say it with their voices fading. Is one practice correct and the other incorrect? M. Goldman

Your Middos Are Killing You

A therapist will show the child a picture of a person’s face and then help her identify the emotion that person was most likely feeling.

Time To Reach Out To Our Father

Despite a resurgence of Judaism as evidenced by the ba’al teshuvah movement the hearts of the vast majority of our people have yet to be touched. Jews are disappearing in the melting pot of assimilation and intermarriage. Hashem help--

Unequal Partners

The three came before Rabbi Dayan. Avraham described the situation and asked: "How should we divide payment of the rent and various bills?"

Civil Disobedience

How moving it is, therefore, that the first recorded instance of civil disobedience – predating Thoreau by more than three millennia – is the story in this week's parsha of Shifra and Puah, two ordinary women defying Pharaoh in the name of simple humanity.

You Count

A devar torah you can 'count on.' Shabbat Shalom from the Foundation Stone

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Shemot: When to Bring the Family and What to Share on...

In our day of media over-reporting, we often think that we should know everything about our leaders. Perhaps it is better to know too little than too much. For when it comes to ethics, the Torah spares no one in reporting what falls short of the mark.

Parshas Vayechi

Each one of us has his own role and path - so there is no reason to be jealous of another person.

The Reluctant Witness (Shevuot 29b and 30a)

There are a number of conditions that must be met for a false oath to fall into the category of Shevuat Ha’eidut.

Rachel Imeinu, Mama Rochel

Water was put on his forehead, he was tapped here and there and spoken to and his mother, too, spoke to him, begging him to wake up, to come back. And he did.

Recovered Coat

"You're kidding!" exclaimed Mr. Meyer. "That's my missing coat! Someone exchanged coats with me last year in shul. Funny that it wound up in your hands!"

Daf Yomi

The First And The Final ‘Aleph Lamed Chol, Yud Keh Kodesh’ (Shavuos 35b)

Q & A: ‘Ga’al Yisrael’ Aloud (Part I)

Question: In the course of my travels, I have discovered that some chazzanim say “ga’al Yisrael” right before Shemoneh Esreh aloud while others say it with their voices fading. Is one practice correct and the other incorrect? M. Goldman

Gedolim Had It Easy

For the next twenty years Yaakov was an unwelcome intruder in a culture alien to his nature, eating at the very table of a father-in-law who attempted in any way possible to swindle and cheat him.

I Repaid The Loan Before The Maturity Date. Is That A Believable Defense? Siman...

Generally speaking there is a rule that a debt cannot be enforced against minor heirs because they have no ability to defend themselves.

The Shabbos Clothes Make The Man

There is a ubiquitous custom amongst the Jewish People to dress up in our finest outfits on Shabbos. This mitzvah is so special to the Jewish People that most Torah-observant Jews divide their wardrobe into two parts – Shabbos clothing and weekday clothing

Blink Of An Eye

His predecessor had heard from many dignitaries urging Shalom Morchechai’s release but did not act.

Hashem Is The Ultimate Shadchan (Part II)

Wisdom on dating from Rebbetzin Jungreis reminfing us all that the bond that connects husband and wife must transcend the changing fortunes inherent in almost every life.

The White Lie

Is it permitted to tell a white lie? Not only is it permitted to tell a white lie to save a life; it is also permitted to do so for the sake of peace. And we learn this in this week's

TORAH SHORTS: Vayechi

The second gathering will be that of the ten tribes during the final redemption, bringing together all the tribes of Israel after millennia of separation, something that we see unfolding before our very eyes.

An Unorthodox Return To Orthodoxy

They built the community there. Some of their children hung around, but all of their grandchildren disappeared. They were lost to Judaism. You can’t hand down secular Judaism, bagels-and-lox Judaism, Ken said.

Yehuda And Yosef: Profound Symbols

The depths of Torah SheBiksav are grasped through Torah SheBaal Peh. Hashem commands Yechezkel to unite these two making them into one.

Stolen Cash

Mr. Weiss rushed into his study. To his dismay, Mr. Miller’s envelope with the money also was gone. He immediately notified the police.

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/judaism/ask-the-rabbi/saying-gaal-yisrael-out-loud-part-ii/2018/01/05/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: