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My Journey Out of Pain

I’d been reading a book about back pain which said that the real cause was pent up anger. Was I angry at someone?

The Disguises In Genesis

Jacob, Leah, Tamar and Joseph discover that, though they may never win the affection they desire, G-d is with them and that, ultimately, is enough. A disguise hides one from others, but not from G-d

Q & A: A Missed Torah Reading (Part VI)

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

Hashem Fights Our Wars

The actual event for which we give thanksgiving and sing Hallel is the salvation of the Jewish people.

Daf Yomi

A Public Servant ‘You, Our Master, Are On Loan To Us…’ (Bava Metzia 97a)

Eviction Of Tenants And The Portability Of Mezuzot (Bava Metzia 101b)

The length of the advance eviction notice required by the halacha depends on the season in which the eviction occurs and the location of the premises.

The Flame Of Chanukah

Yossi settled down with some chocolate coins to study for a test on hilchos Chanukah. Suddenly, there seemed to be a commotion in the street.

Chanukah and Divine Emanations

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.

TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Miketz: Joseph, Social Economist

A balanced economic policy seems to have been exactly what Egypt needed and Joseph's policies insured that Egypt survived the famine.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Miketz: Yosef’s Descent

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

Jewish Practice In The U.S. Military (VIII)

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?

Israel’s Dismal Public-Relations Record

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?

Maoz Tzur

A new tune for Maoz Tzur-Happy Chanuka!

Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

A joyful and Happy Chanukah to all from your friends at The Jewish Press Online.

Shabbos Mevorchim Teves

Yiras Hashem (fear of Hashem), a lofty objective we continuously strive to achieve, transforms the negative element of Teves into positive, spiritual fulfillment.

Parshat Vayeishev

Leaders often find themselves with down time and time that the are down.

Incinerated Coupons

When the two returned late that night, Dov took the coupon collection and threw it down the incinerator.

Living Like A Rock

Why does Rashi feel we need a mashol to understand this concept?

The Heter Iska (Bava Metzia 104b)

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.

Q & A: Forgetting Al Hanissim On Chanukah

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

Parshas Vayeishev – Chanukkah

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Chanukkah!

Daf Yomi

His Father Gave The Ring ‘What About A Worker Toasting The Produce And Eating?’ (Bava Metzia 89a)

The Refuah Before The Maka

Baruch Hashem all worked out well and they are doing both fine recuperating now.

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