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Daf Yomi

Going Public ‘From A Wealthy Roman Lady’ (Nedarim 50a)

The Lighting Of Candles

Sharing influence is like lighting a candle with another: it doesn't mean having less; you have more

Master Maestro

Yesterday was another heartening day, one that provided me with yet another unexpected, but much-needed boost to my mood and self-esteem.

Avenging Hashem’s Wrath

We do not find that Pinchas was chastised for what he did; on the contrary he was greatly rewarded.

Davar She’yesh Lo Matirin (Nedarim 58a)

The combination of the severity of the punishment and the ease with which the prohibition may be forgotten require that the smallest amount of chametz – chametz bemashehu – be prohibited.

Aleph Beta: Pinchas: What Is True Leadership?‏

Why does the Torah group "random" stories together in Parshat Pinchas? Are they really RANDOM?

Zaidie Is Not Here (Part Three)

Money comes and goes but its love, commitment, warmth, and kindness that make a family a family.

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Pinchas

5 sisters, with no brothers, questioned an assumed law concerning land inheritance in Israel-and won

17th of Tammuz

17th of Tammuz: Beginning 3 weeks of mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

Children And The Sins Of Their Parents

With Ruth, The Torah seems to be stating that children shouldn't be punished for the sins of parents

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem – The Musaf Addition

Without a foundation, one cannot hope to build a structure.

A Pleasing Transformation

Why do we have a parsha in Sefer Shemos named after Yisro who was not only a former idolater, but actually served as a priest for Avodah Zarah!

Q & A: Proper Ritual At Netilat Yadayim (Part IX)

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)

Daf Yomi

This Land Is ‘My’ Land ‘[If The Vow Was Imposed] In The Seventh Year…’ (Nedarim 42b)

Strength Of A Lion

The Shulchan Aruch in the very first siman states that one should rise in the morning like a lion, implying that simply rising form bed requires strength of a lion, in line with the Midrash.

In Memoriam: Why Versus What

Attempts to interpret the message of Hashem in the absence of divine prophecy ultimately may twist that message in unintended ways that can lead to calamitous events.

Eternally Linked

Suddenly, the pilot's voice could be heard. He explained that this was a special day for those passengers on board who lived in Israel.

Visiting The Sick On Shabbat And Weekdays (Nedarim 39b)

If the sick person is thrust into a situation where he is compelled to face his sickness head on, we who are not yet sick can encourage him by facing it with him.

Dwelling Alone And Beating The Odds

All agree that Jews ARE different. How? Why? The Bible's answer is surprising and profound.

Aleph Beta: Balak: What Is Israel’s Purpose In The World?‏

What's the nation of Israel's purpose in the world? How we can bring God's blessings into the world?

Tried My Best!

"Is there a difference between rescuing and other services?" asked Ploni.

Zaidie Is Not Here (Part Two)

To my dismay, I've seen that shidduch candidates with money become ALL desirable traits for marriage

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Balak

Bil’am’s character is complex and nuanced; neither purely good nor purely evil.

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