Sukkot has played a key role in the reconstruction of the Jewish Homeland and the ingathering of Jews – and their transition - to the Land of Israel.
Wishing you a Tzom kal (an easy fast)
"Under the Prayer Shawl - Secrets of the Priestly Blessing", was shot on location at the 2011 annual massive blessing by the Jewish Priests...
If our teshuva is real, if we feel sincere regret and have resolved to become better, Hashem will look at us as new people.
Special Pesach edition kicks off with Yishai and Malkah sharing the story of their own inspiring journey into Pesach 5772. Then Yishai is joined by Shmuel Sackett, the International Director of Manhigut Yehudit, who tells the moving story of his personal discussions with Jonathan Pollard during visits to see him in prison. The third segment of this week’s show features the true meaning of Pesach, presented by David Sacks, a television writer and producer for The Simpsons, 3rd Rock From the Sun, and more. Finally, Yehuda HaKohen talks about how love breeds courage and destroys fear, and gives an example with a masterful presentation of the history of the Lehi movement.
A joyful and Happy Chanukah to all from your friends at The Jewish Press Online.
This Purim let your wine bottles join in the fun – let them dress up too! Use them to compliment your Mishloach Manos or have them make a grand appearance at the seudah. Simple and inexpensive this is a great family project.
Chanukah commemorates our victory over the Syrian-Greeks and the Hellenists – Jews who betrayed their own people in order to curry favor with the gentiles.
Alan and Rosaline Barron are kicking off their new mission sponsored by JNF right before the Jewish festival of Tu B’Shevat—the “New Year for Trees”—a time of renewal, and a celebration of nature and the environment. They are encouraging others to do the same.
Wishing all a Happy Passover!
What shall we be free of this Pesach? It is the holiday of Freedom, isn’t it?
The victory of the Jewish idea is celebrated on Lag B'Omer. It fits neatly between Israeli Independence Day and Yom Yerushalayim. These three days are all driven by the same spirit: the liberation of Jewish peoplehood, the return to the land, and the reemergence of authentic Jewish culture.
Sephardic Jews are very strict in not keeping hametz in their homes during Pesah.
Amalek is seared into Jewish consciousness as the ultimate enemy of Israel and the source of Haman
1. Rosh Hashanah (“the beginning of the year” in Hebrew), the Jewish New Year (5,779), is celebrated on the first day of the Jewish...
Rabbi Akiva must have made love of fellow man the very essence of his curriculum. Yet it was his disciples who failed to treat each other with mutual respect. How do we understand the deaths of Rabbi Akiva’s students?
my reply to those who seem to groan when they hear about the 40 days of Selichot, my answer is that I love them and look forward each year to reciting them
Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.
Nowadays, however - thanks to artificial light - most peoples' workday or school day extends well beyond twilight during Chanukah... Must one leave work or school early to light Chanukah candles on time?
In this week's portion, the man, having been officially declared impure, is now ready for the end of his nightmare beginning his process of purification,
A statement issued by the Frenkel, Yifrach and Sha'ar families thanks Israel for 'justice served.'
Napoleon said referring to the Jews, "Certainly a people which has mourned the loss of their Temple for so long, will merit to see it rebuilt!"
All members of "Operation Wedding" were freed, emigrating to Israel-A true "Exodus from the Gulag"
Some background-History, Halacha, hidden truths. Happy Purim to all!