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Jewish Holidays
Grief enveloped the poor man, and he seemed to drag his feet wherever he went.
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Serving one of the most isolated Jewish communities in the world

People are afraid of joy. They are afraid they’ll get out of hand and lose control.

These people haven’t experienced real joy—the joy that comes from doing a mitzvah with all your heart.

Where there is that joy, the Divine Presence can enter. Where there is that joy, there are no pits to fall into, and all obstacles...

Jewish Holidays
The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late winter/early spring).
Jewish Holidays
Queen Esther petitioned the sages to have it included in Scripture. The Men of the Great Assembly then rewrote it.
If you hurt someone’s feelings as a result of a mere slip of the tongue, presumably there is nothing to be sorry for. Presumably it “meant nothing.” Unless, of course, unconscious gestures are even...
Jewish News
Weekend gathering immerses men and women into the richness of Judaism
Jewish Stories
Noticing his father’s return to a life of wealth, Zalman’s son revived their kinship and stopped by to talk more often.
The Jewish Woman
Have creative fun with your children. Make three clowns to set in a vase for a beautiful seuda center piece.
Jewish Holidays
Each year my wife and I host an alcohol-free Purim seudah (festive afternoon meal) in the heart of Jerusalem for Jewish alcoholics, addicts, and their families.
The names of the Jewish festivals and other dates on the Jewish calendar are all in Hebrew, the Holy Tongue. There is, however, one exception: The festival of Purim.
First Print of Rashi (1475)
Rashi, the most basic commentary on the Torah, was printed for the first time, in Reggio di... Read More »
Passing of the "Rogatchover Prodigy" (1936)
Rabbi Yosef Rosen, known as the Rogatchover Gaon (Prodigy/Genius), passed away in Vienna on Thursday... Read More »
Passing of the "Chida" (1806)
Rabbi Chaim Yosef David Azulai, popularly known as the Chida, an acronym of his four names, was a... Read More »
In Talmudic times, a special stipulation allowed for Jews living in small villages or hamlets to hear... Read More »
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