“In a world of unrelenting distraction and pressure, Shabbat is a unique opportunity for families to truly connect in a magical way."
Rabbi Tendler was the posek for the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists and served as its president.
Under Turner's law, a family can request an expedited death certificate for religious reasons when it plans to bury the deceased in another country.
Both methods were devised as legal fictions to go around the literal wording of the mitzvah of shmita.
If the person requesting help is female, it would be more halachically correct that she be treated by another female than by a male.
Some time between the decline of the Jewish center in Eretz Israel and the early Medieval era we started saying Selichot as part of our annual cycle of prayers.
"What I saw in South Williamsburg is a community where people do trust one another."
The Religious Services Minister will appoint a woman rabbinical court advocate.
On Av 10, 5765 the Ariel Sharon government uprooted thousands of Jews from the Gaza Strip.
Now we learn, courtesy of the Torat Lehima Twitter account, the identity of the IDF boys who currently man the outpost.
Dawid walked away with his guaranteed 40,000 zloty ($10,889.77).
AG Grewal filed lawsuit against Jackson, NJ, saying its zoning laws prevent Jews from practicing their religion.
Schoen could stay at the Trump International hotel which is a 24-minute walk from the senate building, according to Google Maps.
“In truth, I didn’t think that this story was going to end well."
“From what I’ve seen, the evidence on it being a positive health choice for the infant is quite shaky.”
The rabbinical judges also asked to bring their ruling to the attention of the rabbis of the city of Dimona where Sasson lives.
"To be sure, we'll get over our initial annoyance with the fact that the VP is married to a Jewish man."
At least two major poskim have permitted outright the burial of gentiles and Jews together in a case when they were found killed together.
In a world reeling from a pandemic and a divisive U.S. election, the 7th annual international Shabbat Project offers unity, optimism, and a much-needed break from the 24-hour news cycle.
"When giving birth, the touch is a mixture of affection and support, when halachically the woman is Nida."
The event was attended by the Chief Rabbis Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef and Rabbi David Lau, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, and US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.
"The Home Front Command was here and they themselves take women out of the Corona hotels and bring them to us."
"We pray that this machzor . . . helps those who will need to pray outdoors in the heat, and allows people to develop their relationship with God while wearing a mask and socially distancing."
The exceptional thing about the rabbi's teaching, besides the high value he places on the new relations, is the fact that Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu has long been associated with a staunch, anti-Arab ideology.
“This has nothing to do with politics or anti-Semitism,” and we reject any claims which try to present it as such.”
“In a problematic situation, when it is possible to be so critical, it is important to find the good, to connect with it, to love it, to increase it and then let it grow and look at reality,” Fraenkel said.
The public is being asked to please continue prayers for the complete recovery of Rabbi Zvi Elimelech ben Chaya Nechama.
According to data analytics, more than 40,000 Jewish people of all ages gathered online for this inspiring event.
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.”