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One can calculate in advance when eclipses will occur. Yet the Talmud appears to say that they happen as a result of human failings. Which is it?
The Jewish Woman
Is he feeling left out? Is he feeling sad? Frustrated?
A Taste of Text—Shoftim

How could it be?

How could a human ego know it is nothing but a figment of a greater mind—and yet remain a human being?

How could a physical eye see infinite light—and yet remain an eye?

How could a stone scream out that there is nothing else but G‑d—and yet remain a stone?

It must be that the true reality of all...

Questions & Answers
Are “rav” and “rabbi” not synonyms? And why do I need a personal rav? Isn’t it one Torah for everyone?
Mitzvahs & Traditions
In the 16th-century Shabbat hymn “Lecha Dodi,” we welcome the Shabbat as both a bride and queen. Here’s why . . .
Jewish News
A reflection on the general verbal ugliness of the last decade
Kosher Recipes & Cooking
A fresh, summery dessert
Jewish News
Centers along its path to offer a Jewish perspective on the spectacle in the sky
Health & Wellness
Out of the corner of my eye, I notice a young boy hobbling through the door. He’s about nine or ten. His legs are barely able to carry his own body.
Jewish Tales from the Past
Rabbi Yosef came to work in the very late afternoon. He was met by a furious partner who shouted, "That’s it! I have no choice but to dissolve our partnership."
Songs for the Friday Night Meal
Jewish News
Lubavitch Educational Center purchases property to meet increased enrollment
Jewish News
A chance meeting with ‘Roving Rabbis’ leads to an unexpected milestone
Jewish News
A sound dose of Jewish life: spiritually, physically and communally
The beginning of wisdom is fear of G-d
– Psalms 111:10
Second Tablets hewn (1313 BCE)
On the last day of Av of the year 2448 from creation (1313 BCE), Moses carved, by G-d's command, two... Read More »
Today is the first of the two days of Rosh Chodesh (“Head of the Month”) for the month of Elul (when... Read More »
Some of the special Elul practices (see entries and links for tomorrow, Elul 1) begin today. The... Read More »
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