Man is attracted to the short cut that the supernatural road provides; there is a place for the supernatural in God’s world. It is tucked away under lock and key not for us to use.
We must aim our tefillos like an intercontinental Ballistic Missile and send it straight to the Kodesh Hakedashim.
Rabbi Aba Wagensberg on Parshas Terumah-Have a wonderful Shabbos!
There was a subtlety in which Shlomo was lacking.
The instruction to place the Testimony in the ark seems repetitive,
The Rebbetzin's thoughts and response to the subject.of the tragic breakdowns in Torah families.
The story of the Creation of the World is told with the utmost brevity: a mere 34 verses. Why take some 15 times as long to tell the story of the Sanctuary?
For example, the defendant testifies that he repaid 180 dinarim but regarding the balance of 20 dinarim claims he does not owe it for the following reason
Question: If someone heard Megillat Esther in shul and later reads it at home for his wife and family, must he recite the blessings? Menachem
Consent, however, is an elastic phrase under Jewish law and can be stretched almost to breaking point.
A Tax Free Meal ‘A Town Whose Torah Scroll Was Stolen…' (Bava Basra 43a)
One daughter flew in from the UK for a mere 50 hours – quite an amazing feat!
My mother had a difficult pregnancy. Some doctors said it was a miracle I was born and came out as good as I did.
It must be difficult. You have that precious gem, that beautiful gold. I feel badly even asking.
Five months later, Mr. Levy's check bounced because of insufficient funds. The gmach was charged a $25 returned check fee.
Ideas we feel compelled to share, insights we're desperate to impart, powerful experiences we reveal are all contagious, Torah conversations that are contagious build a Home for the Divine Presence.
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.
Vol. LXVIII No. 9 5777 New York City CANDLE LIGHTING TIME March 3, 2017–5 Adar, 5777 5:31 p.m. NYC E.S.T. Sabbath Ends: 6:32 p.m. NYC E.S.T. Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam...
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.