If it ain't yours, you gotta give it to Lost and Found. Here, I'll take it fer you, he offered as he grabbed the bag. Tali jerked the bag away from him. I'll do it myself, thank you. Where is this Lost and Found office?
Appreciating His Infinite Mercy ‘I Am He Before The Person Sins…’ (Rosh Hashanah 17b)
So you people just have holidays all week every week? Don’t you people ever work three days in a row? And, no, I never heard of ‘Tabernacles.’ I thought that’s the Mormons.”
Children use their brain the most when they are engaged in free play. Try not to over-schedule your kids – leave a few afternoons a week empty so that your child can play at home.
I'm willing to take responsibility for the check, offered Yossi. If the issuer defaults, I will remain obligated to you.
Curiously, the plaintiffs asserted that their faith requires them to consume both a meat and a dairy meal on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays.
Laughing together at a Shabbos table helps bring the family together and allows the beautiful kedusha of the seudah to penetrate more and be more memorable.
I know of toxic situations where children had to cut off from their parents and this was advice they actually received from a Rav. This is generally not the norm.
Question: Why do we say Shalom Aleichem at Kiddush Levana, when we bless the new moon, and why do we do so three times? Is it because we have not seen a new moon for a whole month? Can you explain a little more about this mitzvah? Ira Warshansky Philadelphia, PA
Though Fletcher should have received a Purple Heart – the medal awarded to military personnel wounded or killed in combat – black service members were routinely overlooked for commendation at a time when the military was still segregated.
With the easy-reading quality of the book and the tradition of Brisker Chasidic scholars being devoted to studying the laws of korbanot, the title of the book was born.
For the most part, you will be able to see something – such as a small change in attitude, a keener interest in tradition, or a positive comment.
Whether they’ve walked thousands of miles over the burning hot sands of the African desert or walked on to a charter flight from New York, every Jew who has followed Avraham’s path has a story.
When a Jew of any age or condition begins his day with tefillin, he takes the two most important forces in life and points them in the right direction.
How can anyone rebuff Almighty G-d when receiving a directive to perform a task? What motivated Moshe to refuse this mission?
Makom, a branch of the organization Jew In The City (JITC), was founded in 2014 by Allison Josephs, to help Jews who feel they no longer want to stay in their community of birth find a new community of choice – instead of leaving Judaism altogether in frustration.
If we are expected to pray for someone and we neglect to do so, we are robbing them of something that is rightfully theirs.
While I don’t have access to the daily calendars of most angels, it’s just possible that they may have some spare time on their hands.
Interestingly, Rooney’s last novel was published by a Chinese State-approved publishing house. Hmm! One million Muslim Chinese in concentration camps doesn’t seem to trouble Ms. Rooney in the slightest.
The Oral Law helps in the proper understanding of the Written Law and the Written Law helps in the understanding of the Oral Law.
When judging others, Avraham Avinu did not compare the status of the tzaddik to himself. Rather, he expanded the definition of a tzaddik.
You have not asked for sympathy, guidance or their opinion. Yet, you are not sure how you can stop the onslaught without calling more negative attention to yourself.
Rebbe Nachman is telling us that we can overcome any obstacle we face if we really want to. The lie of the yetzer hara is to tell us we can't.
The test was not whether Abraham would sacrifice his son but whether he would give him over to G-d.
For some parents, motivating their children and organizing routines and household chores is second nature. Others find it more challenging.
Certainly, one could debate the halachic consequences of these scientific fact, but never their undergirded truth.
A story is told in the Gemara (Shabbat 53b) of a man whose wife died, leaving him an infant son. The man was too poor to afford a wet nurse to feed his baby, so he miraculously grew breasts and nursed the baby himself.
The map was created for an earlier edition of this Haggadah, first printed in 1695, a birth of a new trend of Haggadot publications, with illustrations and iconography.