When I was asked "Where was G-d during the Holocaust?" I responded, "Where was man?"
Avraham identifies himself as a ger toshav meaning "alien resident." How could Avraham be both?
"Maybe," acknowledged Benny. "But I didn't do anything wrong. I rode the bike in the normal manner, and this accident occurred."
No longer does Frank dream about spending time with his child, no longer does he yearn for that relationship. What happened?
The Stepfather in a Kesuba ‘He Was the Stepson of Kenaz’ (Sotah 11b)
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)
I opened my e-mail and for the first time there was an e-mail from her waiting for me.
Preparation for prayer must be commensurate with the type of prayer offered.
The fruits and grain that the non-Jews had planted and toiled on belonged to them.
At the beginning of this week's parsha, Rashi informs us that Sarah's death was no accident, but rather a result of hearing about Avraham...
In our journey to understand the epic legacy of Abraham and Isaac, the stories of their actions and attributes are abruptly cut short by...
The struggle of living both in the spiritual & physical worlds is our mission & potential greatness
Both portions deal with God’s promises to Avraham; Lech Lecha is nationalistic, Vayeira is universal
What does the odd bargaining session between Abraham & God mean? What does it teach about Abraham?
The Shita Mekubetzes there asks why the Gemara did not cite a source to permit the consumption of milk from a pasuk in this week’s parsha.
Avraham spent his life emulating Hashem. Every waking moment of his existence was focused on making himself as much like Hashem as humanly possible.
Perhaps G-d’s approval of Abraham's emphasis of kavod habriyot can be found in the subsequent verses (Genesis 18:19).
When David returned, he apologized to Moshe and offered to pay for replacement of the fender.
A Hot Air Blower ‘Whoever Eats Bread Without Wiping His Hands…’ (Sotah 4b)