The Maccabees knew logically there was no chance of their revolt succeeding, but God created a notion of revolt in the minds of the Maccabees and correctly they followed this heavenly directive.
A balanced economic policy seems to have been exactly what Egypt needed and Joseph's policies insured that Egypt survived the famine.
We generally assume that Yosef, as a victim of cruelty and not its perpetrator, had nothing to regret. Yet a careful reading shows he had a significant role in creating the tension with his brothers
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?
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?
A new tune for Maoz Tzur-Happy Chanuka!
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Yiras Hashem (fear of Hashem), a lofty objective we continuously strive to achieve, transforms the negative element of Teves into positive, spiritual fulfillment.
Leaders often find themselves with down time and time that the are down.
When the two returned late that night, Dov took the coupon collection and threw it down the incinerator.
Why does Rashi feel we need a mashol to understand this concept?
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.
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
Shabbat Shalom and Happy Chanukkah!
His Father Gave The Ring ‘What About A Worker Toasting The Produce And Eating?’ (Bava Metzia 89a)
Baruch Hashem all worked out well and they are doing both fine recuperating now.
My daughter was in a state of shock. How could this be? How would she and her husband cope?
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?
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.