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Parents are never satisfied to provide their children with the minimum, or even the average. For their own needs a father or mother might settle for less, but for their children they want only the...
Jewish News
After two decades in federal prison, he’s now an inspired advocate

The sages said about chutzpah, “Damned is the one who has it, and damned is the one who does not.”

Chutzpah makes a man into an idol. But without it, how can he change the world?

Our conscious mind must know it is nothing, and the power G‑d has placed in our heart may then burst forth.

Maamarei Admor Hazaken...
Extreme humility is sometimes confused with low self-esteem. For Moses, these were as different as day and night.
Jewish News
Millions still without power for second day in a row; cause not yet identified
Imagine a symphony of uncountable instruments, each playing its unique part in harmony and counterpoint. That's our world.
Confession, as of contrition and repentance, is not always sincere. But even the most insincere confession retains a special power to put one on the right track.
Jewish History
Nathan was a prominent prophet during the reign of King David and King Solomon.
Questions & Answers
The Mishnah tells us that women are generally exempt from all obligations that must be fulfilled at a specific time. Why is that?
Jewish History
According to tradition, the institution of the yeshivah predates even the giving of the Torah.
The Jewish Woman
There are many mothers and daughters-in-law who get along wonderfully. Expect to be one of them.
Jewish News
Musician and scholar transcribed and recorded historic ‘nigunim’
Jewish History
The world is to its Maker as the shell is to the tortoise.
Until recently, scientists believed that continuous exposure to stressful conditions would deteriorate health. Recently they’ve learned that things are not so simple.
Jewish News
Dozens were studying in a Chabad synagogue next door
Ethics & Morality
How does Jewish law approach this topic? What are the expectations, and in what circumstances can confidentiality be overridden?
Freedom of choice has been granted to every man: if he desires to turn toward a good path and be righteous, the ability to do so is in his hands; and if he desires to turn toward an evil path and be wicked, the ability to do so is in his hands...
This is a fundamental principle and a pillar of the Torah and its commandments. For if G-d were to decree that a person be righteous or wicked; of if there were to exist something in the very essence of a person's nature which would compel him toward a specific path, a specific conviction, a specific character trait or a specific deed... how could G-d command us through the prophets 'do this' and 'do not do that'...? What place would the entire Torah have? And by what measure of justice would G-d punish the wicked and reward the righteous?
– Mishneh Torah, Laws of Repentance 5:1-3
Noah's Ark Comes to Rest on Mt. Ararat (2105 BCE)
Seven months after the beginning of the Great Flood, and 17 days after the waters covering the earth... Read More »
Hasmonean Victory (circa 140 BCE)
The Hasmonean fighters recaptured Migdal Tzur from the Greek enemy and proclaimed this day a holiday... Read More »
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