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Bereishit

Your Questions
Where Is the Garden of Eden?

Where Is the Garden of Eden located? Learn the literal as well as esoteric answer to this age-old question.
Missing Kaddish and Yahrzeit

I love my dad very much and I want to pay him the proper respect. Am I allowed to travel to the show if I know that I possibly won’t find a minyan there to say kaddish on his yahrtzeit?
By the Numbers
13 Super Polite Yiddish Words and Terms of Endearment
Yiddish is a beautiful language, replete with compliments, terms of endearment, and gentle wisdom. Here are our top 13 Yiddish words to use when you want to be nice.
Parshah
The Power of Feminine Beauty—And How to Protect It

G‑d created Adam and Eve unclothed, and they walked around the Garden of Eden . . . naked. If public nudity was fine with G‑d, why does the Torah tell us to be modest, to cover up, to subdue our natural allure? What changed?
Where Are You Is a Very Good Question

“Why” questions are often less of a genuine inquiry into the truth of the matter and more like veiled accusations and criticism.
Jewish News
Story
The Obstinate Rabbi

The Rabbi sighed. "You don't know what a difficult time I've been having with the stubborn people here. Ever since I got back, they've been under the delusion that Shabbat is a day later, and I can't seem to convince them"
Lifestyle
A land of wheat, barley, grapes, figs and pomegranates; a land of oil-yielding olives and [date] honey
— The "Seven Kinds" with which the land of Israel is blesssed, Deuteronomy 8:8
Print Magazine

Because you did not serve G‑d your G‑d with joy and gladness over the abundance of everything. (Deuteronomy 28:47)

Imagine you were just bequeathed a treasury containing most of the world’s wealth.

Imagine the thrill coursing through your veins, the celebration you would throw.

That is the joy of a single...