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Bechukotai

Your Questions
Can I Lend Out My Credit Card to Earn Points?

Your friend gets to make her purchase and you get to rack up some points. Kosher?
Who Was the Hero of the Book of Job?

The Book of Job explores the morality of Divine justice through the experience of human suffering, primarily the suffering of Job himself.
By the Numbers
15 Shabbat Candle Facts Every Jewish Woman (and Man) Should Know

Shabbat candles are lit by Jewish women and girls 18 minutes before sunset every Friday afternoon and on the eve of Jewish holiday.
Parshah
Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

What is the correlation between life's responsibilities and its rewards? If we "do our best" will G-d give us everything we need, or is reward measured by achievement? The law of the "Four Guardians" as a model for the duties and priviliges of man
Ten Women, One Oven

The Torah that we study must become part of us. It must not remain a distinct intellectual entity just sitting in our minds. The teachings must become part of our bloodstream, part of our character.
Women
Try This: No Swearing for One Week

It was at that moment—when she described something as “silly” instead of using a term that was a little saltier—that it struck me. My new friend never swore.
Story
The Mystery Man in the Carriage

With that, he signaled his driver and the carriage sped off before the rabbi had a chance to ask any questions.
Lifestyle
Art: Pre-Shabbat Frolic

Greek Quinoa Salad

When you cross the Jordan to the land of Canaan, you shall designate cities for yourselves; they shall be cities of refuge for you, and a murderer who killed a person unintentionally shall flee there
— Numbers 35:10-11
Print Magazine

More than 1,700 years in advance, the author of the Zohar predicted a revolution of science and technology around the year 1840. There he describes the fountains of wisdom bursting forth from the ground and flooding the earth—all in preparation for an era when the world shall be filled with wisdom and knowledge of the...