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How Can Grandma Make Me Jewish If I Don’t Believe In Anything?

How one-quarter can make a whole Jew
Why Is the Olive Branch a Symbol of Peace?

Long before the ancient Greeks, the Bible recorded that the dove brought an olive branch to the ark.
What Is the Significance of a Rainbow in Judaism?

It is a beautiful and colorful aspect of G‑d’s world, but it’s also a reminder of tragedy. We are taught not to stare at it, but we do make a special blessing when it appears in the sky. Let’s see what the Torah has to say about the rainbow.
Parshah
Lesson From Noah: Open the Window to the Good in Your Life

Is there a window of compassion and understanding that I haven’t opened? Can I see past my gut-instinct judgmentalism and allow myself to experience some of their light?
The Tower of Babel: What Was Up With lt?

After the Great Flood, man had again begun to multiply and fill the earth. They all spoke one language and understood one another well. Then things went wrong…
Why Build a Too-Small Ark?

It is absurd to think that an ark the length of a football field-and-a-half can house the nearly million species of animals that roam the Earth.
Essay
Purging Divisiveness, Embracing Difference

Rabbi Shalom DovBer Schneersohn’s manifesto against self-righteousness in interpersonal discourse
Women
What Do Parents of Happy, Helpful, Confident Children Do Differently?

The tone of our voice carries strong messages. Children hear the nuances of our voice, and their emotions are affected by them.
Story
The Unexpected Dowry

"Tell them that you are ready to offer a dowry of 2,000 silver rubles, as long as the groom is a Torah scholar and from a respectable family.”
Lifestyle
Date-Nut Energy Bites

Jewish News
After Evacuation, Chabad Aids Survivors of Deadly California Wildfires

Devastation everywhere, with at least 15 dead and thousands left homeless.
Jewish Philanthropists Launch Online Campaign to Aid Puerto Rico

George and Pamela Rohr, and an anonymous donor, join Chabad’s efforts on the ground.
One must have mesirat nefesh (total self-sacrifice and dedication) for the love of a fellow Jew, even towards a Jew whom one has never seen...
— Baal Shem Tov (quoted in Hayom Yom, Kislev 15)