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Contemporary Voices
I first met the family some seven years ago, when I was called to perform a bris on their newborn son.
Start each day with wonder and open your eyes to the miracles that abound.
Jewish Holidays
If someone was unable to participate in the Passover offering at the proper time, they would offer the sacrifice a month later.

There are no one-way streets in our world. There is no one who gives without receiving, and there is no one who receives without providing something back in return.

So it is with the child. Just as the adult gives the child the knowledge and wisdom of life, so the child provides the adult the keys to living it...

Jewish Stories
As the procession approached the location for the chupah they were encountered by a solitary Jew in a wagon, a stranger that no one recognized....
Jewish News
He wrote widely read explanations of Jewish beliefs and practices
The maturity and confidence of an adult psyche can be gauged by its ability to face criticism. Yet, criticism may not be the best method for cultivating this maturity in the child.
Jewish News
School was founded and led by Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger, killed by a terrorist in March
When your life depends upon it, there is only one you.
Questions & Answers
Nowadays, there is really no reason why a person would prevent himself from becoming ritually impure. An exception is the male kohen, descendant of Aaron, brother of Moses.
Jewish News
Suspected arson at one center only five days before
Questions & Answers
The prevalence of suicide in our society has been gradually rising. What is Judaism's perspective on this urgent and oft-times taboo topic.
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Questions & Answers
What drives these parents to have large families? A love for kids? Determination to rebuild post-Holocaust? Some innate affection for Honda and Toyota minivans?
Jewish News
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein’s message of Jewish strength to 800 young Jews
The love of Israel is love of G-d. For it is written (Deuteronomy 14:1), "You are children of the L-rd your G-d"; when one loves the father one loves the children
– Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov
Matzah Depleted (1313 BCE)
The supply of matzah (unleavened bread) which the Jewish people brought out of Egypt--enough for 60... Read More »
Jews Expelled from Ukraine (1727)
A few months prior to her death, Empress Catherine I, the second wife of Peter the Great, expelled... Read More »
Riots in Rostov-on-Don (1883)
Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was home to 14 Synagogues and many communal institutions. With the... Read More »
Tomorrow is the thirty-first day of the Omer Count. Since, on the Jewish calendar, the day begins at... Read More »
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