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Jewish Holidays
Growing up, Erev Yom Kippur was a busy day. As the day wore on and the rush began, there were two very important things to do—and they were done every single year, no matter what.
Questions & Answers
Jonah wasn’t some average Joe who decided to go his own way and not to listen to G-d. Why then did he disobey?
Jewish History
David had a tumultous, yet ultimately triumphant life. He was the progenitor of a royal dynasty chosen by G‑d, but he suffered mightily from strife, especially at the hand of those closest to...

In the end, have you actually changed the past?

The events of the past have not changed and neither has their sequence. The objects, the subjects—all remains as all was.

But their meaning is now vastly different. And that is all that really matters. Because nothing is real in this world, all is transient, here only for...

Jewish News
Inmate thanks a visiting rabbi who helped turn his life around
The ties between two people--and certainly those between a husband and wife, or between parents and children--are chiefly of a spiritual, not of a material, nature. That means that a bullet, a grenade, or a disease can affect the body, but not the spirit or the soul. The physical bond between two persons can be broken by a bullet, but not their spiritual relationship...
– The Rebbe
Tachnun (confession of sins) and similar prayers are... Read More »
It is customary to begin working on -- or at least planning -- the construction of the sukkah... Read More »
According to an old Chassidic tradition -- mentioned in the writings of the Baal Shem Tov -- the day... Read More »
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