Ulla’s Murderous Companion ‘Yes! Cut Him Even Deeper’ (Nedarim 22a)
Ten of the twelve spies returned with a negative report, stating that this would be impossible.
It must have been the warm ambiance of their humble yet welcoming home. Or maybe it was their broad shoulders and understanding hearts…
Why did the Torah add baderch btzayschem M'mitzrayim to the command to remember the Miriam incident?
Yale argued living on campus meant living in the "real world," with its complexities and challenges
Although it is true that the Final Redemption will be accelerated when all Jews repent and accept the rule of Torah, there is also another scenario for the Final Redemption.
There's no obligation TO wear tzitzit; opting to wear them symbolizes free acceptance of the mitzvot
"Rebbetzin are you implying barbarism's again threatening us?" I replied "No-I’m saying it outright”
Question: Should we wash our hands in the bathroom with soap and water, or by pouring water from a vessel with handles three times, alternating hands? I have heard it said that a vessel is used only in the morning upon awakening. What are the rules pertaining to young children? What is the protocol if no vessel is available? Additionally, may we dry our hands via an electric dryer? Harry Koenigsberg (Via E-Mail)
"The answer depends on the terms of the purchase agreement and local customs," replied Rabbi Dayan.
What was so bad about the spies sin and how can we connect to such an angry, vengeful God?
The Children of Israel chose a natural human existence, as opposed to living supernatural lives
"If I give you a box of candles will you light them each erev Shabbos?"
How does haughtiness lead to a loss of faith? Pride to the eclipse of God?
Let's emulate Aharon’s devotion to Jewish values & religious standards while helping all of society
Moshe realized that the halt to their march will have major repercussions. The body that had been so carefully assembled, with a single purpose and goal, began to fray.
An Enduring Text ‘If One Vows By The Torah...’ (Nedarim 14b)
"I wasn't really thinking," replied Levi. "Things in the backyard usually don't need watching. I also didn't expect you to be away so long. One thing is clear, though: I never accepted responsibility for the cake."
Mitzvot, even restrictive laws, often teach self-discipline which is a venue to freedom.