The anti-Zionist, anti-state community turns a deaf ear to government pronouncements, whether they come from the Health Department of the Chief Rabbinate, which they consider [to be a body] of Reform rabbis.
Sephardic and Near-Eastern communities originally recited the entire 82 stanzas of the poem on Shabbat Zachor in the middle of the final beracha before Shemoneh Esrei.
For Appearances Sake ‘Moving Forward at the Word of G-d’ (Shabbos 31a)
You were happily dating when suddenly Covid-19 changed the game and forced you to prematurely think about timelines and wedding dates.
A true Jewish leader, however, must be aware of and interested in the lives and problems of individuals and communities.
In what is possibly a separate explanation, the Malbim writes that “shirah” is a more general term that can refer to song both in a religious sense and in a secular sense, while “zimrah” refers specifically to a religious song that speaks of G-d’s praises.
There is redemption in experiencing uncertainty. It's an opportunity to embrace our vulnerability and realize there is something much bigger than us.
Fasting is of no use if at the same time you do not act justly and compassionately to your fellow human beings.
Hysteria is to the left what oxygen is to biological life.
Meanwhile, a Johns Hopkins University study in late 2019 ranked the United States the best-prepared country in the world to handle a pandemic.
Are we really yearning for the geula? Do we daven for it like we daven for other things we feel we need?
Is it appropriate to look for, and publicize, gematrias and Torah codes related to the current coronavirus pandemic?
The doctor has precedence. A king does not have precedence over a doctor who can save the lives of many others.
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We take the refusal of the media to raise the intern’s case with Biden as confirmation that politics drove the Kavanaugh dispute.
My mother believed in the pinteleh Yid that exists in every Jew. And she would never ever, ever allow herself, or anyone else, to give up hope on any neshamah.
Before King Solomon built the Beit HaMikdash in Jerusalem in the mid-10th century BCE, Jews did have other places where they worshipped.
I go to sleep hoping things will change in the morning and this big nightmare will be over and then the morning comes and all I hear are new restrictions regarding this crazy epidemic.
While the article says the data is stripped of identifying information – like the name of the phone’s owner – privacy advocates are concerned that this could easily change...
Regarding hotel or apartment cancellations: This issue is more complicated.
At 8:30pm that evening Shmuel and his wife came to see their apartment. They were thrilled. It was more than perfect.
Question: First, why aren’t we obligated to recite Shema on Pesach night? Second, why does the Haggadah not mention Moses, the greatest Jew who ever lived and who was instrumental in our delivery from Egypt? Zvi Kirschner
She called the woman over and asked her to wait. Mrs. H. went into a room and returned with a large bag, which she handed to the customer, telling her that she had already paid for it.
One young mother I met bemoaned the fact that due to the general shutdown of air travel, she will be forced to stay home and actually make Pesach this year.
Local secret police in Rostov hounded the Rebbe and even arrested him once. They closed his yeshiva and in 1924 forced him to leave his home in Rostov.