When Chazal call not eating treif food a chok, that refers to how it functions.
His mother called “Yoni, Yoni!” Her eyes, a moment earlier dark with pain, shone with joy and hope
Kashrut reminds us that in the end, God is the arbiter of right and wrong.
In a cab with Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach & Rav Elayshiv discussing if/when to say tefillas haderech
The successful student listens more than speaks out; wants his ideas critiqued, not just appreciated
Why would it not be sufficient to simply state lehoros from which we derive that in such a state one may not issue any psak?
What do we learn about overcoming loss from the argument between Moses and Aaron's remaining 2 sons?
Each of the unique roles attributed to Moshe share the common theme that they require of and grant higher sanctity to the individual filling the role.
Because of the way the piece of my finger had been severed, the doctors at the hospital were not able to reattach it. They told me I’d have to see a specialist.
"The problem is that the sum total is listed is $17,000. However, when you add the sums mentioned, it is clear that the total of $17,000 is an error. Thus, Mr. Broyer owes me $18,000, not $17,000."
The Lemba tribe (Southern Africa) have an oral tradition they're descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes
Nissim Menashe 50, a resident of Petach Tikvah, celebrated last Israel Independence Day like most of the country, he had a barbecue with his family....
The Torah commands we remember and not to forget we accepted Torah and became the chosen nation at Mount Sinai (Devarim 8:18).
In most communities the rabbi will perform the eruv ceremony on Erev Yom Tov for all community members.
The Heiress? ‘Determining The Daughter’s Status’ (Kesubos 68b-69a)
"The guiding principle regarding work terms is: hakol keminhag hamidina – everything in accordance with the common practice," replied Rabbi Dayan.
Question: What if someone forgot to count sefirah Thursday evening but only realized after he finished davening Friday evening? The catch is that he accepted Shabbos early so that it is still light outside. Can he still count for Thursday evening and then count for Friday night with a berachah once it gets dark? Pesach Bernstein (Via E-Mail)
Unless ritual is introduced, the Shoah will be remembered as a footnote in history in 100 years
Pesach bonds families and generations: "So that you may relate it to your son and your son’s son.
And the farmer can’t help but feel a sense of pride. After all, it was his wisdom that led him to choose corn, not like that fool of a guy next door who planted wheat.
As Jews, we seem obsessed with Yetziat Mitzraim. We are obligated to recall the day that we left Mitzraim, twice a day. Yetziat Mitzraim...
This is a night of giving thanks to Hashem!