One of the themes prevalent in Jewish ethics is to judge others favorably even when their behavior seems to indicate otherwise.
In the grand room where the chuppah would be held, chairs were spaced apart. In spite of this needed distance, we felt only closeness from our guests.
Mazal Tov! ‘They Recited Shema Yisrael’ (Pesachim 56a)
Helping divorced couples remarry may seem unorthodox, but I have actually been involved in such cases and have, with siyatta d'Shmaya, helped divorced couples, who wanted to reconcile, remarry each other successfully.
Second guessing your decision when it comes to shidduchim is so difficult where clarity is the greatest gift you can ask for.
I love art and I love creating. I created my own graphic design business and was working locally, doing ads, flyers and bar mitzvah logos.
A traditional prayer used by many doctors and pharmacists to this day is attributed to the Rambam and attests to his devotion to his patients.
Norman responded, “Captain, nobody is going to storm City Hall, but go and tell the mayor that he’s got to come out and see all of us.”
One has to wonder about the intentions of some Jewish women who insist they be given a greater role.
Advice for this stressful time: Rav Shlomo Wolbe said that we should pray at the start of the day over crises that we know will come.
On those days that we recite Hallel, why do we do so before Keriat HaTorah? Shouldn’t the Torah reading come first based on the rule that whenever two matters face us, we do the more frequent one first (tadir v’she’eino tadir, tadir kodem)? Menachem
With interest in Jewish day schools reaching record-breaking highs, outreach organizations like Oorah and CHAZAQ are stepping up to help parents capitalize on the trend.
When looking back into our history we often find examples of people being in the right time and place, and making history that gave meaning and purpose to their entire existence.
The world is divided today between “those who see Israel as a G-d promised land, and those who see Israel as an embarrassment, if not a disaster,” he said.
All three individuals can do what was previously thought unachievable because their will and resolve unearth hidden strengths.
Despite the chaos, it's clear that the government is committed to trying to keep us safe while allowing life to continue as much as possible.
Even though there is competition over recruiting students, there is no competition about making life good for the students, and that has been the same way for years; we share information. There are no secrets here, no intellectual property.
Although I don't know you... I have heard about you that the spirit of G-d shines in you.
Giffey announced she would no longer be using her doctor’s title. In the public eye she is now profoundly associated with an academic scandal.
Rabbi Pappenheim writes that “achu” refers to the brotherhood between the different animals that join up in fertile land to feast on its produce.
Today, even in Afghanistan and Pakistan, many people have Internet. We have a page on Facebook, and we receive many comments from Afghans who trace their lineage back to Yaakov Avinu.
Leadership, even of the very highest order, is often marked by failure.
As a young man, raised with royal treatment in Pharaoh’s palace, Moshe Rabbeinu didn’t allow himself to relax in splendor. Rather, he went out to his suffering brethren and shared in their fate.
The American left used the Capitol mob…as an excuse to subjugate its conservative enemies.
One thing that 2020 and the Covid-19 experience has made clear to me is that I am not in charge.
Pharaoh’s refusal to believe in the miraculous power of G-d is evident even before the plagues begin.