Hapeh is based on the fact that the person who qualifies the statement is the sole source of the unqualified statement and the court has therefore no choice but to believe her.
Rabbi Fohrman considers what it mean to bring God into this world through space and through time.
Menachem jumped into the car and went to the bagel store. He forgot about the sefer he had left outside.
Examples of the group of fundamental commandments are Sabbath, prayer and Jewish education.
But… “Is there anything…,” I choked out, “that I could do, as a merit that G-d should have mercy on me?”
Even if a certain halacha appears in the same Gemara as another, the Rambam is known to place it in the section that he felt it belonged.
Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history
Perhaps the greatest manifestation of human creativity in the Torah is the building of the Mishkan
Rather than rationalize satanic evil let's name the enemy; no more psychobabble!
Torah is written with a human bent; As the Talmud says, "The Torah speaks in the language of men."
"But you have all our credit card details from when we paid for the car.”
Even though it sometimes seems as if we have been abandoned, nothing could be further from the truth.
The moment Moshe Rabbeinu was deemed by the mixed multitude to be an inept leader, it was Yosef who filled the void in people’s hearts.
"This sounds like a question for Rabbi Dayan," said Mr. Cohen. He took out his cell phone and called Rabbi Dayan.
To the glee of all Israel haters it was Netanyahu who was accused of endangering US-Israel relations
Over and over, the text tells us about "keeping" Shabbat, about holiness, and a covenant - but why?
Aharon’s guilt with the golden calf is not clear-cut. What if Moshe were in his brother’s place?
The Sabbath is a full dress rehearsal for an ideal society that has not yet come to pass-but will
When Hashem told Moshe of the option to destroy the people and make him and his descendants into a great nation, Hashem was telling Moshe that it is up to him.
Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…
An Auto Accident ‘All Agree That They Are Exempt’ (Kesubbos 35a)
Purim points to peruse and ponder.
Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity. M. Goldman (Via E-mail)