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Teaching Israel

How is it possible that some of our people cannot see what I see, the miracle of the existence of the state of Israel?

Mitzvat Yishuv Eretz Yisrael (Part I)

Why did so many of our great sages from the Rambam to Rabbi Moshe Feinstein live outside Israel?

Daf Yomi

Casting A Doubt ‘Shall We Say [They] Are Not Valid?’ (Nedarim 5a-7a)

The Silver Chalice

I was about six years old at the time and recall that very special occasion so well.

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

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)

Jewish Leadership 101

Why was Samson singled out as the only Shofet required to be a nazir from cradle to grave?

New Evidence

"What do you mean?" asked the secretary. "We already issued a ruling and closed the case."

Minor Acquisitions In Halacha

Tosafos suggests several answers as to how a minor can own an item, m’d’Oraisa.

Aleph Beta: Naso: Letting Our Children Go

This week's video discusses the important connection between the Priestly Blessing and parenting.

Redeeming Relevance on the Weekly Torah Portion: Naso

Many of us simply don’t get the need for the Torah to list the exact same gift offering, 12 times!

Parshas Bamidbar – Prophet Marries Prostitute… Huh?

There is a great debate as to whether this story actually took place or is simply a metaphor, a prophetic vision shown to Hoshea by Hashem.

‘The Curse Of Anonymity’

Every person is presented with moments when he/she must make difficult decisions about how to proceed.

The Brotherhood

One does not necessarily share the opinions of one’s brother. One may disapprove of his actions, values, and/or beliefs. However, with brothers there is a bond of love and caring that transcends all differences.

MY GIFT

This Shavuot let's give G-d a gift too: Let's make this year different by doing just 1 more mitzvah

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

Question: Should we wash our hands in the bathroom with soap and water, or by pouring water from a vessel with handles three times,...

Revelation

God and the divine origin of His Torah are facts even though we do not fully comprehend them.

A Tale Of Two Sea Merchants

So if we basically live the same life, why should he get eternal reward and not me?”

What About A Kohenes?

The question is: What about pidyon haben? Can one give the five sela’im required for pidyon haben to a kohen’s daughter?

The Unique Holiday Of Shavuos

In Parshas Pinchas the Torah introduces the Mussaf for Shavuos by describing it as Yom HaBikurim when we bring the new offering.

The Amazing Power Of Tehillim

Rachel was thrown by the sight and began to caringly think whom this person might be.

The Indispensable Wilderness

The desert, with its unearthly silence & emptiness, is the condition in which the Word can be heard

The Great Importance Of Counting

The census focused on the individual, proving each is created as irreplaceable, unique images of God

The Jewish Tragedy (Part Two)

Jewish survival in a dysfunctional world requires women assuming the role Hashem gave them at Sinai

Daf Yomi

The Honor Of Reading The Kesubah ‘Witnesses Sign Only After Reading…’ (Kesubos 109a)

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