This year make your Judaism more than superficial-Don't accept merely "feeling" Jewish is sufficient
The fast ended, but no soldier rushed to eat; they sat contemplating the intensity of their prayers.
Said the Ba’al Shem Tov “God is also crying. For as much as He looks for us, we rarely look for Him”
Consider this: Why should Hashem accept our teshuva when we often repeat the same aveiros year after year?
Rambam says that when the sinner approaches Hashem he expresses Chatati Aviti Pashati; I think I am Mayzid but perhaps I acted B’Shogeg.
I asked my kids where they’d be spending RH, all the answers were MEALS, NO one mentioned davening
Like Father, Like Son ‘A Man Is Obligated To Train His Son’ (Nazir 29a)
The answer to the question on Rashi seems to be that the namesakes of the shevatim were in fact men of unimaginable greatness,
The Minchas Chinuch writes that although it seems that gathering in the Beis Hamikdash is necessary, perhaps the mitzvah can be performed anywhere in Yerushalayim.
Question: When a stranger approaches a congregant in shul asking for tzedakah, should the congregant verify that the person’s need is genuine? Furthermore, what constitutes tzedakah? Is a donation to a synagogue, yeshiva, or hospital considered tzedakah? Zvi Kirschner (Via E-Mail)
The precision required and the time constraints imposed make the High Priest’s task almost humanly impossible.
I was instructed to stop all treatment, and I did. However, I insisted on meeting face to face with my doctor.
Leibel met his long-time friend Chaim three days before Yom Kippur. After wishing each other a G'mar chasimah tovah, Leibel asked Chaim, "How do...
“We received Torah from Moses” or “from our parents” isn't enough. We must write our "own" scroll
In a number of places, our rabbis tell us that Shemita is the Key to Redemption.
How did Moses feel approaching the land of Israel, knowing he wouldn’t enter Israel with his people?
Moshe's message lives on forever: Life's potential is a very lofty goal that we must strive to reach
You might argue that in truth it is not a prayer; rather, it is a statement, affirmation and declaration of fact that one day we will see the cities and streets of Yerushalayim full of ecstasy.
To which kingdom do we belong? Which government are we loyal to? By what criteria do we allocate our fealty?