Our time, energy and resources are our own personal oxygen mask.
We will push back against this rise in antisemitism and hate, and together we say ‘never again.’ – Mayor Eric Adams
There is also evidence that Edison's financial legacy helped to fuel the Institute for Historical Review, a movement dedicated to denying that the Holocaust ever occurred.
If you would dig beneath the basement of my house, I’m not sure you’d find anything too intriguing.
The Hebrew and Latin terms for scribe are similar to each other in that both are cognate with the word for book in their respective languages (sofer and sefer, libellarius and liber).
Yes, historically, there have been unflattering associations between Jews and money. We are all painfully aware of the caricatures.
A good shmooze reveals ourselves to others and reveals others to us; it is a learning experience.
It’s been said that the Chofetz Chaim enjoyed a good schmooze, with the understanding that the halachos of lashon hara can and should be adhered to so that a schmooze can still serve the function of us maintaining a connection to Hashem.
Some shmoozes result in important decisions being made, points of view being changed and relationships being solidified.
It’s the little light bulb moments, the pithy nuggets of wisdom, and the sharing of life perspective that came about during those teacher shmoozes.
The origin of the word confirms this negative association: Shmooze comes from the Yiddish shmuessen, which in turn derives from the Hebrew sh’muah, meaning tidings or rumor (read: juicy gossip).
It is a virtually universal practice to light a 24-hour memorial candle on the evening before the yahrzeit so that it burns throughout the yahrzeit. It is said that the soul derives pleasure when candles are lit in its honor.
The decision will ultimately be based on a variety of factors, depending on the reason for the parents’ disapproval. Perhaps their disapproval is temporary or based on unwarranted concerns.
The point about accuracy warrants elaboration. All VITA/TCE volunteers who prepare returns must pass tax-law training that meets or exceeds IRS standards.
We learned from the media that nine Palestinians were killed in last week’s Jenin raid, including at least one civilian – but the fact that the remaining fatalities were members of various terrorist groups we actually learned from Palestinian media.
My grandfather used to call me his precious little Michali and I cherished those words every time I saw him.
While the mann was an enormous chesed that Hashem did for Bnei Yisrael in the midbar, its main purpose was to be a lesson in faith.
We met some other young women and discussed how we would spend our short time there. They unanimously chose to go to the Eiffel Tower and see it lit up at night. I preferred another destination.
If the parshiyos are pasul, that should be the sofer's problem! Mr. Rosenblum exclaimed. He wrote them. Please let me speak with him.
Hubby's avoidance tactics were so frustrating, that I began drawing a big heart on our paper calendar every time he was willing to enter the bathroom and face the ‘trauma’ of a shower.
When you work towards a learning goal, are you motivated for better grades, looking smarter, outperforming others?
Every classroom needs rules, but instead of writing, No calling out, frame the rules in positive terms as Raise your hand before speaking.
In Short – Just One Day! “I Am Hereby A Nazir” (Nazir 5a,7a-8a)
He could easily have found a hundred rationalizations for marrying this girl. The fact that she was wealthy and he was struggling didn't make the decision any easier for him, and let's not forget that she was willing to keep Shabbos.