I am not familiar, and neither is my rabbi, with a Jewish view that says an older person is deserving of a lesser medical or other attention than a younger person based on their age difference alone.
Orthodox Rabbi Kenneth Brander, the dean of the Israel’s Ohr Torah Stone network of institutions, said while cremation is normally considered a “desecration” in Judaism, if it helps save a life during this time it would be “a mitzvah that the deceased is doing posthumously.”
The sale remains in place until conditions allow for people to go to the mikvah.
The Israeli government tasked Colel Chabad with providing Passover food security for 30,000 households affected by the Coronavirus economic crisis.
A clause was included in a Parliamentary bill, allowing for families of the deceased to oppose cremation out of religious reasons.
It’s not yet clear how officials will handle the issue of closure with the Islamic prayer times at the site.
Obviously, now it's time for Rabbi Pearl's people at Zomet to come up with a gramma version of Zoom.
“According to Rabbi Yehoshua, the world was created in Nissan, so Wednesday would be Erev Rosh Hashana, a time for extra prayer.”
There has been a shift towards the right and Orthodox Jewry that requires a new understanding of who really represents "American Jews."
OMG, Yehuda Glick, you just made history!
Tonight at candle lighting time, Jews in Israel and around the world will go out to their gardens, porches, and windows to sing Lecha Dodi and Shalom Aleichem together.
Rabbi Riskin also ruled that someone who has been tested for Coronavirus must leave their phone on during Shabbat in case they get the results back.
The new guidelines determine that “before being buried, the body must be enclosed in a double wrap of impermeable plastic bags, and only then be brought to burial."
"Contrary to the usual practice of letting the sandak be the family's eldest or a beloved elderly man, now the sandak must be a man under fifty."
The decision came after consultation with Israel's Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef.
"Judaism belongs to all of us and therefore needs to be made accessible to everyone."
"Women are obligated to hear the Megillah reading just like men, which is why a woman under quarantine should be provided with access to a Megillah reading like a man," Rabbi Lau said.
Naturally, the moon and the sun came to a standstill in the sky, causing the solar system to disperse across the galaxy, on account of those pesky laws of Newton.
There is no way to independently confirm the report, but if it is true, it would not be the first time the site has been threatened.
Turns out it's not the religious folks who are suffering from a fear of Isaac…
The music video urges children to reach out and communicate when they're in need. It's not Operation Survival's first music video.
A railroad official argued the Jewish outreach stands found at numerous transportation stations are "illegal" and must be removed.
“Why is this happening? Our rabbis believe many of their non-Jewish congregants seek greater meaning in life than they found elsewhere."
Maimonides rules that a Jew is obligated to offer the Passover sacrifice even when the Temple has not yet been built.
"Just as the more income tax you pay, the more profit you made, likewise, the more wine you pour out, the more wine you made."
The first recipients of the grant will help strengthen seven small European communities in Helsinki, Finland; Riga, Latvia; Oslo, Norway; and Warsaw, Szczecin and Wroclaw, Poland.
Malmo's Jews haven’t disappeared by any means, to judge by the crowd that showed up last month for the Chanukah Menorah lighting in the city square.
"Her closest relatives are in Israel. We can't find them. They may never have met, but they are her closest kin." We need to find them . . .
There are 2,711 pages in the entire set of tractates of Talmud. It between seven to seven and a half years to complete the cycle of studying them all.
"People are not sleeping, and they are having flashbacks to previous incidents of being attacked for “just being Jewish.”