The agent’s plan proved to be successful. Rich people began to respect him more and more. They increased the size of their donations. One wealthy patron, however, refused to give him any money at all.
Why should we rejoice on Shabbos like those who received the Torah?
Not only is a person capable of saying Shema while being tortured and killed; he must do so.
It seemed they didn’t feel like they needed to talk much to me, so I wasn’t put on the spot, and I felt I fulfilled my duty properly.
It left a permanent mark on my conscience that we, as Americans, must be at the forefront of the fight against anti-Semitism and any other form of religious discrimination or hate.
The Sons Stirred Within Her ‘The Fetus Is a Limb of Its Mother’ (Temurah 30b)
Accordingly, the obligation to give maaser kesafim may be fulfilled not only through money, but also through goods and services.
The gematria of shira, another form of prayer, is also 515, conveying the idea that when singing to Hashem we can repeatedly have the same specific thing in mind.
The notion that a democracy must lay out the welcome mat to all comers defies logic. Israel’s democratically elected government made a decision that it believed to be in the country’s best interest.
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In the modern era, many nations introduced compulsory education and in the process tried compelling Jews to change their curricula.
When you find that flavor, whether it’s cookies and cream or butter pecan, you need to order the cone.
It’s possible that this body of water actually does not have its own name and is identified instead by the most prominent city on its banks.
Judaica was everywhere: crammed on glass shelves, teetering atop narrow display cases, peeking from behind cardboard boxes in the store’s sprawling interior.
Being welcomed here in America and going through the process of becoming a citizen was not only exciting; it’s something I will always hold dear.
The dispute evolved into a fierce fight between chassidim defending the Shapiros and mitnagdim defending the Romm printers.
No matter what leftist Jewish communal organizations promote publicly, the majority of their staff and lay leadership consist of “opposite spies” professing love of Israel loudly yet privately holding Israel in contempt and working to undermine her security, economy, and religiosity.
Wallace's reputation as a fearless investigator did not hold up when it came to coverage of Jews and Israel
Israel defies the laws of history because it serves the Author of history. Attached to greatness, it becomes great. Through the Jewish people, G-d is telling humankind that you do not need to be numerous to be great. Nations are judged not by their size but by their contribution to human heritage.
Taking morality apart one issue at a time
Remember that the Jewish world is centered in the East. It is in the East that the Jewish people began, and where today, in Israel, our peoplehood is maintained and continues to blossom.
“Man reached the moon. But man to man he has yet to reach.”
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“Why don’t all the religious Jews in America move here?” I expected to receive a long lecture on fine halachic points. Instead, the wizened sage held out two fingers, rubbed them together, and said, “Dollarim.”