Wyatt Earp’s Mezuzah

Another intriguing “Wyatt Earp Jewish connection” involves the long-standing mystery of the legendary fallout between Wyatt and Doc Holliday.

Dear Dr. Yael

My mother-in-law and I have had our problems since the beginning of our marriage.

Beyond The Paint

Breslov chassidus is well-known for its focus on hisbodedus, solitary contemplation. For Yehoshua this means sometimes going into the forest to paint.

Coping Alone: The Right Of A Daughter To Inherit

A typical example of a chok is the prohibition against wearing sha’atnez, clothes made of wool and linen. A typical example of a mishpat is the prohibition against murder.

Tefillah: A Meeting With Hashem – Open My Lips

If we can make Hashem's presence even slightly more real to ourselves, it will be a great accomplishment!

Title: The Person in the Parasha: Discovering the Human Element in the Weekly Torah...

Weinreb shares with us his personal triumphs and tribulations, and lessons from his many travels across the Jewish world.

A Family Destroying Itself

In this week's treasure from Rebbetzin Jungreis' {zt"l) archives she shares a letter from a family in turmoil. This time it’s not the children who rejected parents but a parent who rejected her child

Leadership Beyond Despair

We identify with the heroes of the Bible because, despite their greatness, they never cease to be human, nor do they aspire to be anything else. Hence the phenomenon of which the sedra of Beha’alotecha provides a shattering example: the vulnerability of some of the greatest religious leaders of all time, to depression and despair.

The Zionism Of Marian Anderson

Not as well known is that long before Anderson was denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall, she was refused lodging at Nassau Inn in Princeton during her April 16, 1937 concert at the McCarter Theatre there, and Albert Einstein invited her into his home as a guest.

The Call

We can be good at many things, but what gives a life direction and meaning is a sense of mission, of something we are called on to do. That is the significance of the opening word of today’s parsha, Vayikra.

Poland: Desolation And Devastation

As an educator, I was always intrigued with the trip on which my high school students would embark in their junior or senior year. The “March of the Living” allows a student to experience in a small way the immense tragedy our people endured during the Holocaust.

Let’s Just Get This Done!

What better time than now to make a proud, pro-Israel and anti-terrorism decision to move the Embassy to Jerusalem?

The IDF Should Not Safeguard ‘The Peace’

The IDF began to see itself as a police army whose job was to freeze the situation and safeguard “the peace.” In the process of losing its identity, the IDF has also lost the concept of victory. Because if you do not know who you are, you cannot know who your enemy is.

Q & A: Reading The Megillah (Part I)

Question: If someone heard Megillat Esther in shul and later reads it at home for his wife and family, must he recite the blessings? Menachem

The Real Occupiers: Judea, Circa 50 CE

The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations show no sign of abating and the voice of collective dissent now echoes well beyond lower Manhattan. During the past few weeks, the movement has spread nationally, as protesters across the country came together in a leaderless association that rails against corporate greed and social inequality.

Delayed Flight

Mr. Stein notified all the participants and called Mr. Turk. Our flight was delayed, he said. We will have to reschedule the bus for 5 p.m.

Daf Yomi

Is Silence Golden ? ‘Iyov, Who Was Silent …’ (Sanhedrin 106a)

Anxiety Q & A: The Unusual Places Anxiety Rears Its Head

Therefore, large servings of both compassion and patience are also necessary remedies for the problem.

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