It’s ironic that when we hear about Arab extremists attacking and killing Jewish settlers, there is quiet from these same left wingers.
The articles in this column are transcriptions and adaptations of shiurim by Rav Joseph Ber Soloveitchik, zt"l. The Rav's unique perspective on Chumash permeated...
When Moses ascended the mountain that first, fateful day of Elul, the shofar was sounded daily in the Camp of Israel, heralding his expected return.
Moshe wasn't the last of the prophets. How would Israel discern his true successors from the false?
Elul expresses the eternal almost incomprehensibly loving bond connecting Jews to HaShem
We can suggest that since Hashem Himself appointed Dovid there is no question. The rules are only in place for when we must chose a king ourselves.
340 American rabbis announced they support the Nuclear Iran deal and want members of Congress to approve it.
The Yale 5 were treated liked pariahs by their fellow Jewish students; their beliefs rejected
When we see the new moon at the start of each month, it is a sign from Hashem that we can renew ourselves spiritually.
The world is changing so fast and our youth are confronted with more information on a daily basis. There is nothing that we can do about it.
Truth Or Consequences ‘Consecrating The Non-Existent’ (Nedarim 85b)
"I don't understand, though," objected Mr. Weiss. "If the Torah states that the loan should be remitted, how can Hillel institute that the creditor can collect, against Torah law?"
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)
Perhaps a careful reading of the pesukim in the parsha will shed light on this dilemma.
Upon awakening, I noticed several messages on my phone wishing me “mazal tov” on the arrival of a little maidel.
Like the he-goat and the Temples, it is a guarantor for the Jewish People, to accept punishment on their behalf.
“When Hashem…will broaden your boundary as He spoke to you, and you say, ‘I will eat meat,’ for you will have a desire to...
Why do Rabbinic laws seem different than Biblical? What does law have to do with God & spirituality?
Parshat Re’eh discusses our obligations upon entering Israel, Yerushalayim & our covenantal mission
Sadly, Jews refuse to embrace Torah & our unique role, and try to be like all the other nations
God's greatest gift for growth & coming closer to Him is "feedback;" Eretz Israel is set up that way
I take umbrage with the perspective that this is a "woman's holiday."
Three moments, sharing the same message, made a deep impression on me: Greatness is humility.