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Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Take this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Va'era.
Kosher Cooking
Classic Israeli Egg Dish
Jewish News
Neighbors of all backgrounds step up to help a grieving family

We are not passive observers of this universe, but rather partners in its creation. We are the ones who assign each thing its meaning, who bring definition and resolution to an otherwise ambiguous world.

Don’t imagine that you are just “telling it the way it is.” Choose your words, choose your perspective, like a...

TheRebbe.org
The Alter Rebbe assures us in Tanya that the efforts of those who follow in his ways, inspiring their fellow Jews to return to G-d, will have an “eternal” effect.
Talmud
The bulk of the Talmudic texts contain analysis of Biblical verses and Torah law, but it’s interspersed with everything from medical advice to stories, from folk sayings to fabric dying tips.
The Jewish Woman
Can you be fully immersed if you are taking a picture?
Jewish News
Chayale Mendelsohn celebrates her bat mitzvah with friends from near and far
Jewish.tv
At the core of idolatry lurks a reptilian coldness to life. (“Parsha Perks” with Dr Michael Chighel | Va’era)
Talmud
This commentary on the Mishnah is labeled “Gemara,” but this does not seem to have always been the case.
The Jewish Woman
When I turned on the water, the pipes made a loud, unwelcoming noise, and a brown-looking liquid burst out of the faucet.
Jewish Stories
“The only question is,” the Rebbe murmured, “will that be before or after the incident?”
Mitzvahs & Traditions
When ancient farming laws meet cutting edge agriculture
TheRebbe.org
Chapter 21 of Positivity Bias
Jewish News
Economics professor served in many philanthropic positions
Why were the Jews commanded to each contribute half a shekel to the Sanctuary? To teach us that no individual is a complete entity unto himself. Only by joining with another can a person become a whole thing.
– The Chassidic masters
Birthday and Passing of Shimon (1567-1447 BCE)
According to sources cited in Seder Hadorot, Tevet 28 is both the birthday and the day of passing of... Read More »
Sadducees Ejected From Sanhedrin (81 BCE)
Shimon ben Shetach successfully completed the expulsion of the Sadducees (a sect which denied the... Read More »
Rebbetzin Chana Born (1879)
Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson (1879 (O.S.) - 1964), mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, was born on Tevet... Read More »
This Shabbat is Shabbat Mevarchim ("the Shabbat that blesses" the new month): a special prayer is... Read More »
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