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Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Embrace the struggle that is part of a nuanced and complex life. Be humble and stay open to the lesson.
Questions & Answers
I am a Muslim. In my religion, wine is forbidden. Does Judaism honestly believe that such a sensual indulgence can be considered holy?
TheRebbe.org
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, rabbi of Efrat, Israel, comes to the Rebbe with a concern about one of his children and ends up with a life-lesson from the super-rational commandment of the red heifer....

You cannot blame yourself, never mind persecute yourself, for how you feel. But you can rejoice in the battle of controlling and sublimating those feelings.

Every small victory within yourself is a major triumph over the darkness of this world. Indeed, this is why this darkness was placed within you, in order that you...

The Jewish Woman
Though she is 13 years my junior, after every one-hour learning session with her, I leave feeling reinvigorated, ready to dive deeper into Judaism and to take on more mitzvot.
Jewish News
“Healthy Body, Healthy Soul” pedals off in Florida from June 24 to July 1
Jewish History
Our forebears were prophets. Later, prophets and prophetesses guided us, chided us and comforted us.
Jewish History
Moses striking the rock is among the most famous and enigmatic stories in the Torah.
Questions & Answers
The kids, who are the guardians of our faith, are still delighted by the simple pleasure of a tchotchke.
The Jewish Woman
How do I restore my equilibrium and get back some sense of security?
And it will come to pass, when all these things befall you -- the blessing and the curse which I have set before you -- that you will consider in your heart, among all the nations where the L-rd your G-d has banished you. And you will return to the L-rd your God with all your heart and with all your soul... Then the L-rd your G-d will bring back your exiles... Even if your exiles are at the end of the heavens, the L-rd your G-d will gather you from there... and He will bring you to the land which your forefathers possessed, and you will take possession of it; and He will do good to you, and He will make you more numerous than your forefathers...
– Deuteronomy 30:1-5
King Zedekiah captured (423 BCE)
When the Babylonians breached the walls of Jerusalem on the 9th of Tammuz, King Zedekiah fled the... Read More »
During the summer months, from the Shabbat after Passover until the Shabbat before Rosh Hashahah, we... Read More »
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