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Jewish Holidays
Despite their connection with energies of destruction, these three weeks are, on a deeper level, permeated with powerfully positive spiritual influences as well.
Jewish News
It's never the answer you would expect.

No one has ever seen a particle or a wave of gravity. Furthermore, the very notion of gravity is mystifying: masses light years apart with nothing between them, affecting each other’s movement!

Yet we all accept there must be a cause behind the phenomena we observe, so we call this elusive force “gravity.”

So too...

The Jewish Woman
When is the last time you checked in on the inner dialogue in your head, and your running thoughts and feelings about yourself?
Jewish History
The twelfth and thirteenth days of Tammuz mark the release of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, from Soviet imprisonment, which was the result of his efforts in...
Jewish News
Former marketing exec has offered rebuilt bicycles to students for the past 20 years
Mitzvahs & Traditions
The Fast of Gedaliah, 10 Tevet, Fast of Esther, and 17 Tammuz
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Take this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Balak
Chapter 3 of Positivity Bias
Jewish History
A search for the story behind the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lone Soviet portrait yields not one, but two photos
Anti-Semitism is a powerful, negative, thoroughly unholy phenomenon. Stripped of its negativity, however, its raw power can be used in the service of holiness.
Shiloh is an ancient city located 40 kilometers north of Jerusalem. For generations, it was Israel’s spiritual center.
The daily prayers were instituted in place of the daily sacrifices in the Holy Temple
– Talmud, Berachot 26b
Moses Breaks Tablets (1313 BCE)
The Talmud (Taanit 28b) lists five tragic events in Jewish history that occurred on Tammuz 17, on... Read More »
Temple Service Disrupted (423 BCE)
The daily sacrificial offerings (Korban Tamid) in the Holy Temple were discontinued, three weeks... Read More »
Jerusalem Walls Breached (69 CE)
The other three national tragedies mourned on Tammuz 17 are connected with the Roman conquest of... Read More »
To mourn the breaching of Jerusalem's walls and the other tragic events that occurred on this day... Read More »
The 17th of Tammuz also marks the beginning of The Three Weeks period of mourning which culminates on... Read More »
During the summer months, from the Shabbat after Passover until the Shabbat before Rosh Hashahah, we... Read More »
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