How is it possible that some of our people cannot see what I see, the miracle of the existence of the state of Israel?
A leader that has lost faith in his people cannot lead his people and conquer the land of Israel.
There was no question that when Mrs. Cohen entered the room to meet the teacher she was hostile from the outset.
He always impressed me with his brilliance and erudition. But it was his warm remarks and his sincere concern that made me want to please him.
What fish-like characteristics does this month have that it should be exemplified in such a way?
In the midst of all this name calling by these so called leaders stands a man who is steadfast in his beliefs and is prepared to deal with any outside pressure to get his point across.
“Well, you are also part of this class! If someone drills a hole in the boat, the boat will ultimately sink, and even the innocent ones will perish as well. The whole class must be punished!”
Teachers, as well as administrators, must be actively involved in the daily prayers that transpire at a school and must set the bar as dugmaot ishiot, role models, on how one must daven.
I think that we have to follow the approach of the Tannaim and Amoraim. They followed the latest scientific developments of their time.
If the Maccabees found enough oil to last for one day, then why was the first day considered a miracle?
In their zeal to uphold the law, they became destroyers rather than builders.
Why is the tzitzis reminder on our clothing? How does it remind us that there are 613 mitzvos?
In our times, most of us when we pray, our minds are on something else-it is hard to focus all the time.
It would have been understandable for these great warriors to become dispirited.
The travail of Yosef was undoubtedly the greatest trauma of Yaakov’s life, which certainly knew its share of hardships.
Yosef, in interpreting the first set of dreams, performed in a manner that was clearly miraculous to all.
Chazal teach us that we need to be “sur may’rah v’asei tov,”avoid bad and do good.
When we celebrate the completion of learning a section of Torah, we recite the Hadran.
Judah concedes he was wrong&feels regret; THAT is precisely what qualifies his house for leadership
Two of these attacks occurred close to Allon Shvut, and somehow I feel responsible.
If we do things right, this year might even be the year of the final redemption!
God wanted to establish the principle that children are not the property of their parents.
We recognize that we are only a speck in this great world and only a small impression in the unfolding of time. As an educator, I have always believed that teachers should realize this as well.
Schools should realize that a child’s life is composed of multifaceted experiences, and schoolwork and homework are only one small part of the equation.
Jonah objected to God accepting repentance based on ulterior motives and likely for short duration.