In these difficult days for Jews throughout the world, especially in Eretz Yisrael, we must sensitize ourselves to hear the silent cry of another's heart, then Hashem shall surely hear ours as well
Ever optimistic and full of faith, the Rebbetzin offers strong guidance and inspiration to a Baalas Teshuva who is waiting to meet her Basherte
Rebbetzin Jungreis, though no longer with us, remains a great resource of wisdom and inspiration. Please read and be reminded of the great honor and mission it is being a Jew.
Our sages ask, “Who is wise? He who can learn from every person.” Is that realistic? Jew and gentile, young and old, nasty and nice – can we really learn from everyone? Evidently, yes.
How does one awaken a people? Navigate the difficult road of delivering the blunt and often unpleasant truth without offending our clueless brethren, without sounding harsh and judgmental? LOVE
Why has Israel has done such a dismal PR job of making its case to the international community? How is it that Jews areabsolutely inept at imparting to the world our glorious history?
We just arrived from Europe where police were identified with torturing and killing Jews. Now we were meeting police who were sympathetic and helpful – one of them was even Jewish and spoke Yiddish!
The unquestioned benefits of learning and the necessary emunah to pursue learning full time.
While my husband and I are all for learning, I feel this entire mindset about full-time learning needs to be re-examined, especially given the uncertain economic times in which we live.
Do not deride those rabbis or seminary teachers who focus on learning, and by the same token, let us not label yeshivas and seminaries that are supportive of programs committed to learning and work.
While Torah is my life, I prefer to continue working rather than learn for a few years and create a glaring gap on my resume. That answer brings me rejection after rejection fro, potential shidduchim
If the young man you’re dating is sincere, he has to demonstrate his commitment now, beginning with regular and intensive Torah study. My experience is that people who put things off rarely deliver.
An engrossing tale of a complex shidduch issue-A wonderful shidduch except for one thing: The wonderful young man is not that observant. What should she do?
Our history demonstrates that there is no difficulty, no obstacle, we cannot overcome when we become one with our G-d. We need only allow the light of Hashem to lead us.
Sukkot is the most universalistic of all festivals. At the same time, however, it is the most particularist of festivals. When we sit in the sukkah, we recall Jewish history
How many of our promises are still throbbing in our hearts and how many have been put away with our Yom Kippur machzorim until next year? Commit to making this year COUNT!
Recollections of Yom Kippurs past from the late Rebbetzin Jungreis (ZT"L).
Whatever the town or city or world capital our people temporarily call home, a Jew rediscovers himself in Jerusalem.
As Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur approach and we appeal to Hashem for a blessed New Year, we also prepare for the awesome moment when we will all stand before Almighty G-d.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are almost here. How will you pray? How will you reunite with your Heavenly Father? Will your visit with Him have meaning, or will it be a meaningless empty ritual?
The time has come for all of us to change, to become the people our Creator meant us to be. Instead of working on others, let us work on ourselves.
I’m afraid. People do not understand, but what I fear is our own people – yes, our own people who have forgotten who we are, who no longer remember that we Jews stood at Sinai
G-d’s discipline is never punitive, it is corrective: the Torah tells us that G-d chastises us even as a father chastises his children.
I have dealt with many teenagers who have been cast out of their homes and schools. I must emphasize that the most potent way to reach them is with berachos and love. I am not saying this is easy
We want our children to have self-esteem. Can there be a greater generator of self-esteem in children than their knowing they were chosen to be the guarantors of the Torah?