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If you had made yourself you would be toast. But you didn't.
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
What is the correlation between life's responsibilities and its rewards?
Jewish News
“A Time to Heal” was last book purchased by Lori Gilbert-Kaye before her death

If you had made yourself, you would be toast.

But you didn’t.

The One who made you—He knew every challenge you would meet, your faults and weaknesses. He was the one who put them there.

And for each brick wall you would hit, He provided you a ladder. For every chasm of your soul, a bridge to walk over. For each...

Jewish Stories
“Just as your union began with feasting, let your parting of ways be similarly celebrated.”
Jewish Holidays
The night their father left town, his sons reminisced about their shared childhood, and the messages stressed in their home...
In order to get some intimation of the Infinite One Who is beyond all conception, the mind naturally fills in what is inconceivable with ideas that are logical and comprehensible. A still deeper...
The Jewish Woman
It was at that moment—when she described something as “silly” instead of using a term that was a little saltier—that it struck me. My new friend never swore.
The Jewish Woman
I know it gives them strength. I certainly know it gives me strength. But what exactly is the strength that we tap into by saying, “G‑d willing, you can; I can?”
Jewish Holidays
Why do we play with a bow and arrow on the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer?
Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Do not give anyone special recognition when rendering judgment; hear the small as well as the great; fear no man; for the judgment is G-d's. And the thing that is too hard for you, bring it to me, and I will hear it
– Moses' instruction to the magistrates, Deuteronomy 1:16-17
Shabbat Commanded (1313 BCE)
Following the descent of the manna (the miraculous "Bread from Heaven" that sustained the Israelites... Read More »
Jewish Books Confiscated (1731)
Giovanni Antonio Costanzi, the Vatican librarian and author of a catalogue of the Vatican's Hebrew... Read More »
Hungarian Jews Deported (1944)
Two months after the Nazi occupation of Hungary, where the Jewish population prior to WWII was... Read More »
Tomorrow is the thirty-eighth day of the Omer Count. Since, on the Jewish calendar, the day begins at... Read More »
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