As Purim approaches, and as we open the megillah, I can’t help but think about how, sadly, we are too often united because of dangers facing our people.
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In fact, loudness and brightness are not intrinsically Godly at all. On the contrary, the truer place to find God is in the still-small voices all around us.
Yeshivoth are producing students with a prodigious amount of Jewish knowledge, but are they serving the students and are the Yeshivoth producing real Torah scholars or just walking encyclopedias?
Goldman's case would be the first time the Supreme Court considered a service member’s right of Free Exercise as protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution.
The importance of working hard in advance to prevent problems can be seen in this week's parsha.
Dvar Torah for Parshas Shekalim by well known author, teacher and lecturer, Rabbi Aba Wagensberg.
Those born in Adar are charitable, great listeners and good companions.
I wish this were the case. To be sure, each family crisis is its own unique tragedy, but the common thread of hatred is always there. And no, it is not a rare occurrence, unfortunately.
If the deceased left no children, no descendants of his children, no father and no siblings, one looks further up the paternal family tree to see whether a grandfather survived him.
The obvious question is why Hashem decided to give this mitzvah right at the time when we were leaving Mitzrayim?
If Goats Had Wheels ‘The Goats Ate Husked Barley’ (Bava Basra 36a)
Question: If a person was ill on Shabbos and unable to go to shul to hear Keri’at haTorah, must he have someone read it to him in shul upon his recovery? Sincerely, Isaac Greenberg
At a certain point, he returned home, and his uncle noticed that his appearance had changed.
The security interest is equivalent to heilach, tendering payment of the debt, because it empowers the court to seize and sell the defendant’s land to cover the debt.
So I can't testify without raising the issue of Mr. Gold's disqualification? asked Mr. Hyman.
There are 613 commandments in the Torah. Why does Mishpatim, the first law code, begin where it does, concerned with slavery and freedom?
We were not familiar with the process of wiring money to Israel when I got engaged, so I was just waiting for the money to come by mail.
I have fond memories of my trips to Israel with my eighth grade classes for over twenty-five years.
Towards the end of this week’s parsha, God speaks about a malach that he will send in front of the Jewish people but it is not clear what He is referring to. We will consider one understanding
In this video, Rabbi Fohrman shows us that the Torah argues that to create a better society, we must be proactive about addressing social and economic inequality.
Yitro's suggested solution to Moshe's workload is basically a simple one and does not require any extensive judicial knowledge. So why did Moshe, who possessed great wisdom, not think of this himself?
From the archives of Rebbetzin Jungreis (ZT"L), the conclusion to the story of a family torn apart by an obstinate brother.