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Why Do We Say Yizkor When We Do?

Yizkor is recited four times a year: on the last day of Passover, on the second day of Shavuot, on Shemini Atzeret and Yom Kippur.
By the Numbers
9 Facts You Should Know About Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai is where G‑d Himself descended and struck a deal with His chosen people.
Can We Ever Really Change?

How can we change outward actions into penetrating, moving actions that transform our attitude?
Are Mysteries Supposed to Stay Mysteries?

Is it OK to sneak a peek behind the veil that shrouds the commandments and attempt to unravel their mysteries?
Into the Psych Ward

The image of my daughter in her red jumpsuit is indelibly seared into my mind.
Meeting a Friend From the Past

One by one, I found myself bumping into people I had known years back but hadn’t engaged with for some time.
Don’t Be Scared to Crawl Out of Your Covid Cage

After the vaccine, I was again afraid and anxious, this time about going out.
The Money in the Barrel

“Where is my money now?” he asked. “I see that all the barrels are now sealed.”
Shabbat Law of the Week
Me’abeid - Tanning Hides

The tanning process involved soaking the hides in a salty mixture and can be applied to food as well.
America is no different!
— Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch, upon arriving in New York in 1940, insisting that the "New World" too, can be made a place that is hospitable to Torah and Judaism
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Where is the playwright within the play? Within the lead actor? Behind a rock?

She has invested her entire being within her play. She is present in every detail.

And yet the playwright is nowhere to be found.

Where is the soul within the body?

At the smallest wound in the body, the soul reels in pain. The...