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Jewish Holidays
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Jewish News
Ohr Chabad to open in the coming months in the Yatir forest in southern Israel
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Discovering the Small Alef

We all have a beast inside. The point is not simply to muzzle that animal, but to harness its power.

The first step is to determine what sort of an animal this is. Then you will know what can be done with it.

A sheep, for example, doesn’t care to hurt anyone. An ox, on the other hand, can kick and gore.

But did you...

The Jewish Woman
I pray that I will be able to take care of myself for a long time.
Health & Wellness
I see my struggle as a hidden gift from G‑d.
Mental health professionals have a sacred obligation to find a way to utilize the therapeutic benefits of meditation in a kosher way.
Questions & Answers
Moses’ staff figures prominently throughout the story of the Exodus from Egypt and our ancestors’ subsequent sojourn in the desert. But Scripture doesn’t tell us the history of the staff.
The Jewish Woman
Chana wasn’t drunk. But she taught me how to be sober.
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Does the mitzvah count if you scrupulously perform the physical details but without feeling?
Jewish History
The Jewish calendar is the structure upon which all Jewish holidays are based. It follows the lunar cycle, which means that the year is comprised of 12 lunar months (of approximately 29.5 days...
Jewish News
Uplifting art, modern translation, and clear typography propel the new hardcover edition into a classic
Jewish Quizzes
Seas splitting, shofars sounding, plagues, paranormal visions… what do you know about the miracles in the Torah?
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
Decree Against Ritual Circumcision Rescinded (2nd century)
In Talmudic times, Adar 28 used to be celebrated to commemorate the rescinding of a Roman decree... Read More »
Purim Cairo (1524)
Ahmed Pasha was the governor of Egypt under Selim II "The Magnificent," the Sultan of the Ottoman... Read More »
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