Is observing Thanksgiving in some manner praiseworthy or wrong (or neither)?
These days conservatives want courts to merely determine what provisions of the Constitution and statutes require – that is, deduce the plain meaning of legislative policy choices, with the president enforcing them.
The smart davener knows that Hashem appreciates it when we approach Him with humility rather than with an attitude of "It's coming to me and I surely deserve it."
Enjoying A Hot Dish ‘Really What Was Meant Was Replacing It…’ (Shabbos 37a)
We all come from a special tree that belongs just to our family. Yes, all the trees together make up the forest, or the orchard. However, each tree in itself is special and one of a kind.
An apocryphal Midrash describes the colorful sounds made by the animals etched on King Solomon’s throne. Most of these words do not appear in the Bible.
We must allow our limited selves to take a step back, lean into Hashem's presence, and trust that whatever outcome occurs, we can embrace it with Hashem’s help.
Hashem in His infinite wisdom created the holidays for His children.
We are living in a society where the bar gets raised higher and higher every year, and where today's splurge becomes tomorrow's necessity.
To the single, it will forever place ‘single status’ blame on their shoulders alone, without any regard for the myriad of circumstances that may attribute to why someone is still not married at a certain age.
Prior to the Trump order, under the Obama years, school administrators would merely conduct a fact-finding inquiry, interviewing all concerned but without the accused being able to confront the accuser.
Leading however, with the notion that you are dating below your standards, or beneath your “criteria” is certainly something that your dates would feel.
As Byron York underscores in the Washington Examiner, what becomes clear from the transcript is that there was an acknowledgement of an institutional, programmatic anti-Trump bias amongst reporters.
Most home-based landline devices consists of a button, either worn as a pendant or a bracelet, and a base in the home with a speakerphone.
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
Moral idiots in America chanted, "Hey, hey, LBJ: How many kids did you kill today?"
On Shabbos morning, Moshe decided to serve the kiddush food since it would mostly go to waste otherwise.
The organizers of these protests, which quickly turn to violent riots, undoubtably seek anarchy, as they openly state.
Seasonal affective disorder, also known as winter depression, is a real thing. It is a type of depressive disorder that only tends to surface during the winter months.
I have clear memories of walking to shul with my father and feeling confused and uncomfortable watching black people step off of the sidewalk on Wickham Avenue as we walked by, seemingly in deference to our superior position as “white folk.”
Adding insult to injury, a member of the local school board, Joan Terrell, actually suggested that the murderous rampage was explainable as a reaction to Jewish interlopers displacing blacks in traditionally black neighborhoods.
It’s coming before we know it! I’m not worried, because I’ll use some of my favorite go-to dishes such as my succulent chicken with squash recipe.
Is it “cynical politics,” as some claimed last week, when a president resolves to attack a palpable problem at its source?
Question: The Covid-19 pandemic has put an end to almost all public gatherings; hence, much of Jewish congregational ritual has come to a halt. Is there a way to make up for everything we missed? M. Goldman