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Contemporary Voices
I’ll never forget the day a rabbi told me to stop reading so many Jewish books.
Jewish Holidays
It had been a drizzly morning, gray and overcast, and I stood like a soldier outside a local bagel shop.
Jewish News
‘Bereishit’ the 728-page first volume of six-volume set of Likkutei Sichot

Within every love, there is fear: The fear of separation from that which you love.

A child fears separation from her parents, a lover from his beloved, the body fears separation from the soul, and the soul from its Source Above.

So what do you love? Look at your worries and you will know. If you seethe in worry over...

Jewish Holidays
Take these 10 questions to see how well you know the joyous holiday of Sukkot.
Jewish Holidays
What’s with the Jews and their stubborn insistence on living in a world of superstitions and anachronisms?
Jewish Holidays
The basic Sukkot observances, with links leading to more information.
Jewish.tv
What to do when you don't have a suitable yard or balcony for a sukkah? You can make it on the back of a truck! This short video shows how it's done.
Jewish.tv
Good folk, when they repent, cry over their bad deeds. Really good folk, saints, Tzaddikim, cry over something else altogether.
Jewish News
WhatsApp and Instagram add a contemporary touch to a timeless experience
TheRebbe.org
“We have another son, who, unfortunately, is not well. He is autistic. He needs a blessing.”
Kosher Cooking
Meat and rice, rolled up in cabbage and cooked in a decadent sauce - a Simchat Torah classic. With step-by-step photo instructions.
Jewish Holidays
The holiday is celebrated with materials typically left on a threshing floor or winepress, such as straw, stalks, and reeds.
Jewish Holidays
Sukkot Meditations for the Ultimate Tranquility
Jewish Holidays
A Metaphorical Journey Into Pleasure and Acceptance
Jewish News
Rosh Hashanah meal draws 50 people; 2,000 residents and visitors hear shofar
Everything that is for the sake of G-d should be of the best and most beautiful. When one builds a house of prayer, it should be more beautiful than one's own dwelling. When one feeds the hungry, one should feed them of the best and sweetest of one's table. When one clothes the naked, one should clothe them with the finest of one's clothes. Whenever one designates something for a holy purpose, one should sanctify the finest of one's possessions; as it is written (Leviticus 3:16), "All the fat is to G-d."
– Maimonides
Passing of Vilna Gaon (1797)
Passing of the famed Talmudist and Kabbalist, Rabbi Eliyahu of Vilna (now Vilinus), Lithuania... Read More »
The festival of Sukkot, commemorating G-d's enveloping protection of the Children of Israel during... Read More »
"And you shall take for yourself on the first day," instructs the Torah in Leviticus "the splendid... Read More »
When the Holy Temple stood in Jerusalem, one of the special Sukkot observances was to pour water on... Read More »
The seven days of the festival of Sukkot consist of two days of "Yom Tov", followed by five days of... Read More »
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