In our “enlightened” world the voice of prayer has become muted; regarded as something only a naïve, unenlightened person can take seriously
We are connected to our past, not by feeble attempts to recreate history, but by the awareness with which we live in the present.
What if there was a way for us to think about kosher that makes sense and can strengthen our relationship with God?
The Jews of Hevron sanctify His Name daily by living in the resting place of our holy Forefathers, sacrificing their own comfort for the greater good of the Nation
Esther experienced the Purim story as God making us happy with our efforts; she wanted us to emulate God by helping each other rejoice in our striving.
It’s In The Will ‘A Non-Jew Receives His Father’s Estate’ (Kiddushin 17b)
Question: I am seriously dating a girl who has a similar name to my mother. My mother’s name is Pischa and the girl’s name is Pesha. Since both names arguably derive from the word Pesach, would it be a problem for me to potentially marry this girl? Name Witheld Via E-Mail
He hadn’t even bothered to think of a plausible excuse as to why they had suddenly found a spare Seder dish and he hoped they wouldn’t ask him any questions.
What will happen when finally Amalek is indeed eradicated? Will the 558th commandment become obsolete? Will the eternal Torah then only have 612 mitzvos?
After a year of being on his best behavior, Chaim asked his father if he would be willing to cancel the stipulations. "I walk around nervous thinking that if I slip on the conditions I lose the car," he said.
He had so eliminated bad character traits from his heart that he would feel nothing negative.
I would suggest that even if one is confident that he can keep his clothing dirty, there is still reason to change one’s attire.
What was sacrifice in Judaism and why does it remain important, at least as an idea, even today?
Eretz Yisrael is a land of magic, a land where G-d Himself resides another proof that He has not forsaken us
How can a modern day reader of Torah, understand and relate to the concept of animal sacrifices, Korbanot?
Amalek is seared into Jewish consciousness as the ultimate enemy of Israel and the source of Haman
Some background-History, Halacha, hidden truths. Happy Purim to all!
Vayikra, unlike Shemot, is not really about revelation. It's about the daily struggle to raise man above his own physicality.