Lamb chops work for Hoshana Raba too.
Rav Kook considered some Jews - like Jewish communists who persecuted religious Jews in the Soviet Union - as people who had broken all ties to the Jewish people.
If we have fallen short, does that mean we shouldn’t dance with the Torah? Of course not. What it does mean, however, is that when we hold onto the Torah, it should be with a renewed commitment to spend more time with it during the coming year.
To cross the infinite gulf separating us – as finite created beings – from the infinite Creator, we need to nullify our sense of self-importance.
The thunderous, urgently repeated “Ya’amod” precipitated a virtual kibbutz galuyos that made my heart skip a beat and my breath catch in my throat.
Google's arrogance is such that a vast number of Americans – liberals as well as conservatives – are worried that the major conduit of speech in the Free World doesn’t care about free speech.
Jewish law treats human remains with considerable respect, in accordance with a view of the body as the erstwhile dwelling of the soul.
Spared Possible Punishments ‘Those Who Are New To The Ketores’ (Tamid 32b-33a)
Keriat haTorah, properly understood, is a performative act. It is a weekly recreation of the revelation at Mount Sinai. It is a covenant ratification ceremony like the one Moshe performed at Sinai:
A person only receives the amount of parnassah that was proclaimed for him in Heaven.
You’re tired, and I get it. Tired of being the single sibling, tired of helping the most, and tired of everyone treating you like you can’t possibly be OK on your own.
The offending text states that this edition of the Talmud was approved by the censors of Russia and Poland.
In a pre-clinical trial, researchers discovered that electromagnetic impulses to stimulate memory and cognitive function prevented memory impairment in young mice and reversed memory impairment in aged mice.
The sukkah, like the chupah, is pure and simple. It is symbolic of a strong spiritual connection.
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During his career, the great Houdini only failed to escape a pair of cuffs once – when he was presented with a rigged set stuffed with buckshot, rendering the locking mechanism inoperative, even with the key.
Believing in man over G-d naturally leads to selfishness, which leads to a society not having children.
Far from preaching religious zealotry, Barr was advocating an appreciation and retention of what has served us well in this country for 250 years.
Then there is the significant matter of the hearings by the Intelligence Committee being held in closed session to prevent the public from learning what is being testified to.
Rabbi Dickman had great hopes for his Kuzari Shlishi, believing it would help defeat the assimilation and apathy of Jews of his day.
Question: My custom is not to don tefillin on Chol HaMoed. What should I do if I go to a shul that has the opposite custom? M. Jakobowitz
If I angrily punished him for insulting me in his time of bitterness, then people would begin to question my objectivity and my judgment.
I have a friend who absolutely hates cooking. She just texted me a long thank you for this recipe because she was able to follow it, and everybody loved it!