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In her interview, M. was asked, 'What is the blessing of the moon, when is it said, what is the nusach (style) you use?' Except that, according to Jewish law, women are not obligated to keep many of the time-related commandments, which the moon blessing most certainly is.
"We will get to every person who had any connection at all to the attack and to anyone who dares to openly express support, or to utter inciting statements or encourages people to support terror ."
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has not condemned Friday’s attacks, nor offered condolences to the family of the murdered policewoman.
The private screening room at Cinema City in Jerusalem was sold out; the idea caught on like wildfire.
The Ministry of Religious Services will pay the municipal taxes, carrying charges and electricity of religious families who clock 15 weekly hours hosting secular guests and teaching Jewish family values.
We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence
Having concluded phase one of their attack, presenting IDF soldiers as war criminals to an eager world, BtS now zeroes in on the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to settle the entire Biblical Land of Israel.
So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."
Jewish Guests need a place to go to, this weekend in Washington.
The final get-together, on January 3, will be hosted by Tammy Attias. It will be open to the congregation’s women of all ages.
The Rabbi said, if in Beit Meir, Carmiel, or Haifa they had shot the arsonists we would have been spared this catastrophe.
The connection between the Torah portion and Hebron has made this holy city a prime destination this Shabbat, with an estimated 20 thousand guests expected to stay in Hebron and Kiryat Arba.
Using the great, eye opening Pew study of 2013, Cohen points out that the signs of Jewish life in intermarried Jewish families are fast diminishing.
Question: I notice that in some synagogues I visit on Shabbat, some people do not fold their tallitot but rather leave them in their place unfolded. Others do fold them. I asked one person why he doesn’t fold his tallit, and he responded that doing so is not permitted. Is that true? I. Hager Brooklyn, NY
The vast majority of respondents said staying closed or open on Shabbat should be left to them to decide, while 19% preferred that the decision be enforced by the authorities.
The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."
On this week's show: Kings, Prophets, Priests, and Necromancers all compete for power - but who is top dog?? And is there a separation of Shul and State? Rabbi Yishai is joined by Rabbi Mike Feuer to discuss the Torah's system of Israeli governance and how to balance Biblical politics with the commandment to walk simply with God. Plus, how to keep the fruit trees from being harmed in a time of war. Prepare for Shabbat with Spiritual Cafe!
The debate will be held in the presence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a.k.a. "the person at the helm."