There is no single way to put away your tefillin. However, Jewish law and custom does provide some guidance.
I noticed a footnote in my prayer book telling me to recite a verse corresponding to my name. Can you explain what this is about?
Social, monetary and ethical dilemmas presented through the perspective of Jewish Law
Yizkor, the memorial prayer for departed loved ones, is said four times a year: The eighth day of Passover, the second day of Shavuot, Yom Kippur, and Shemini Atzeret. In Israel, where the holiday calendar is somewhat different, we say Yizkor on: The 7th...
Scientists have recently demonstrated that they can take stem cells and build them into hamburgers. What does Jewish law have to say?
What have we gained from guilt-tripping a guy into tefillin? It’s just a one off, with no guarantee of any followup.
Right now, he acts stingily. Somewhere, deep inside, hides his inner philanthropist.
Answers to many questions that people may have about Jewish names, their significance, and the naming ceremony.
Why do we read the Megillah twice every Purim, once at night and once during the day?
While I know that my husband loves me, I still feel the need to hear it and it hurts me that he can’t say it, even when it is so important to me. Am I making a big deal out of nothing?