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I Have Yichus

Precisely because she came from the house of wicked people and wasn’t negatively influenced, she was considered greater than if she had been born into a house of holy people.

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

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

Daf Yomi

He's A Communist! ‘If He Calls Someone A Rasha…’ (Bava Metzia 71a)

The Phone Call

I had heard about these cousins a lot through the years. They lived together in Manhattan.

Scalpers (Bava Metzia 50b)

The right to a refund or to the return of the purchase price or the item, as the case may be, is subject to a time limit.

Vesein Tal U’Matar

If someone remembers during Minchah that he did not recite ya’aleh veyavo during Shacharis, he must similarly daven Shemoneh Esrei twice during Minchah.

Bus Order

David ordered a bus. He divided the cost among the fifty friends and wrote on the sign that each person would have to pay $32.

The Light Within – The Light Above

All Toledot - Relationships - begin with our relationship with ourselves.

‘All Have The Right To Ascend To Holiness’

Today there are many stumbling blocks that prevent people with disabilities from participating fully in services or even in Jewish education.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Toldot: The Uncertainty of Parenthood

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.

Shabbos Mevorchim Kislev

The Jewish nation thankfully emerged from their spiritual slumber just in time...

Parshat Chayei Sarah

People were stunned, but they got the message.

Parshas Chayei Sarah

Devar Torah on Parshas Chayei Sarah from the well known, Rabbi Aba Wagensberg.

Working Boy (Part II)

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.

When Ishmael Finally Repents

Ishmael helped spread the Big Lie...

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

The ongoing saga of the yarmulke wearing Dr. Simcha Goldman and the US Air Force

A Trip To Grandparents Saves The Day

After their short rest upstate, catching a few short hours of sleep, the father and son-in-law started the trek home.

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

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

Daf Yomi

Hatzalah And Other First Responders ‘Your Life Takes Precedence …’ (Bava Metzia 62a)

The Age Of Disrespect

Why does Lavan’s speaking before his father show that he was wicked? Disrespectful, yes. Rude, certainly. But a rasha?

Shas For Sale

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.

A Journey Of A Thousand Miles

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?

Geshem Or Gashem?

The reason it would be pronounced gashem is because it is the last word before a pause.

Redeeming Relevance: Chaye Sarah: What Happened to Yitzchak?

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.

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