All Toledot - Relationships - begin with our relationship with ourselves.
Today there are many stumbling blocks that prevent people with disabilities from participating fully in services or even in Jewish education.
On the one hand, we see that Rivkah was right about Ya’akov’s potential. On the other hand, we will never be sure who was right about Esav.
The Jewish nation thankfully emerged from their spiritual slumber just in time...
People were stunned, but they got the message.
Devar Torah on Parshas Chayei Sarah from the well known, Rabbi Aba Wagensberg.
Do not deride those rabbis or seminary teachers who focus on learning, and by the same token, let us not label yeshivas and seminaries that are supportive of programs committed to learning and work.
Ishmael helped spread the Big Lie...
The ongoing saga of the yarmulke wearing Dr. Simcha Goldman and the US Air Force
After their short rest upstate, catching a few short hours of sleep, the father and son-in-law started the trek home.
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
Hatzalah And Other First Responders ‘Your Life Takes Precedence …’ (Bava Metzia 62a)
Why does Lavan’s speaking before his father show that he was wicked? Disrespectful, yes. Rude, certainly. But a rasha?
However, when he agreed to sell it to Moshe, he was no longer interested in selling it to anyone else. Shalom cannot acquire it without Yosef's consent.
Neither Abraham nor Sarah had an easy life. They faced trials testing their faith, yet Rashi says Sarah’s years were equal in goodness and the Torah says Abraham had been blessed with everything-Why?
The reason it would be pronounced gashem is because it is the last word before a pause.
Yitzchak, did not go to Be’er Lechai Ro’ee to pray or meditate. Rather he was on a mission, and that mission was to return Hagar to Avraham in marriage.
"A father of philosophy, the father of the Hebrews and his slave get together,,," sounds like the start of an ancient joke but read on...
Why is the kever of the Isha Hashunamis a special place for tefillos?
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
Avraham had many students, but there was only one who was truly devoted to knowing and understanding the ways of his teacher. That was Yitzchak.
While Torah is my life, I prefer to continue working rather than learn for a few years and create a glaring gap on my resume. That answer brings me rejection after rejection fro, potential shidduchim
It’s All In The Giving ‘Five Laws Require A Minimum Peruta’ (Bava Metzia 55a)
When he got to the yeshiva, he realized the bag with the sneakers had fallen off his knapsack. He retraced his steps, but could not find it.