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The Space We Create For G-d

Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history

The Link Between Shabbat And The Mishkan

Perhaps the greatest manifestation of human creativity in the Torah is the building of the Mishkan

Root Causes And A Call For Unity

Rather than rationalize satanic evil let's name the enemy; no more psychobabble!

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Vayakehel/Pikudei

Torah is written with a human bent; As the Talmud says, "The Torah speaks in the language of men."

A Friend In Need

"But you have all our credit card details from when we paid for the car.”

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem – True Rest

Even though it sometimes seems as if we have been abandoned, nothing could be further from the truth.

Parshat Ki Tisa

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.

At The Doorstep

"This sounds like a question for Rabbi Dayan," said Mr. Cohen. He took out his cell phone and called Rabbi Dayan.

Purim In Real Time

To the glee of all Israel haters it was Netanyahu who was accused of endangering US-Israel relations

Aleph Beta: Ki Tisa: A Closer Look At Kiddush‏

Over and over, the text tells us about "keeping" Shabbat, about holiness, and a covenant - but why?

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Ki Tissa

Aharon’s guilt with the golden calf is not clear-cut. What if Moshe were in his brother’s place?

The Sabbath: First Or Last Day?

The Sabbath is a full dress rehearsal for an ideal society that has not yet come to pass-but will

Please Open The Door

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.

Was Mordechai Crazy? A Torah Thought for Purim

Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…

Daf Yomi

An Auto Accident ‘All Agree That They Are Exempt’ (Kesubbos 35a)

Q & A: Arabs Circumcise At 13 (Part XIV)

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)

Are Women Obligated to Daven Musaf?

Why would the exemption of women from donating the half shekel exempt them from davening Musaf?

Purim And The Joy Of Life

This concept should be very relevant to us as we, too, should be happy beyond description.

Combatting the Haman of Today

The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.

Award-Winning Author Explores the Halakhot of Drinking on Purim

One can drink up to the Talmud's criterion to confuse Mordechai and Haman-but not beyond.

Wielding Our Weapon of Words

“The voice is the voice of Yaakov, but the hands are the hands of Esav” gives great insight to Purim

Nature’s Guide to Purim

Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.

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