Today, few people fast during the Days of Selichot, but the custom is to rise early to recite Selichot.
Each month is associated with a particular tribe. The month of Elul is matched up with Gad. What makes Gad unique?
Sanctions and indictment of the Jew, holding him to a higher standard, is as common and misplaced as ever.
To allow for free will, there are times when Hashem will allow a person the “opportunity to be the messenger.”
"There is a mitzvah to pay the worker on that day," answered Mr. Lerner.
Be happy. Be grateful. God knows what he is doing. It is all happening for a reason.
We get so busy living our lives, handling our day-to-day little crises that we forget to go that one step deeper and appreciate our lives.
The promise for long life only comes from 2 commandments; What's the connection between them?
Mighty Amalek deliberately attacked enemy's weakest members, despicable even by ancient standards
If we parents fail to honor responsibilities then society’s children will pay the price for our sins
Consider how our Heavenly Father feels when He sees His children adopting all other parents but Him
You may wonder, how can we be excited and joyful at a time when His Judgment, not Fatherly Love, reigns supreme?
Children resist authority and struggle against structure, chores, and rules. But deep down they feel loved when they are granted guidelines and limits.
Judges, essentially apolitical, fulfilled a temporary purpose and then returned to private life
Torah teaches that trees must be protected for the trees themselves, sake of man, & for life lessons
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)
Que Sera, Sera? ‘He Daubed Him With Mud’ (Nedarim 89b-90a)
On the eve of battle, 4 groups can leave. Who are the 4 & what does it mean "allowed to go home"?
Mr. Steinberg ran downstairs to the ground floor. He saw that the table had fallen onto one of the cars sitting in the parking lot below.