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Pinchas

By the Numbers
12 Facts You Should Know About Rabbeinu Gershom Me’or Hagolah

Known as the "Light of the Diaspora,” he was the first major leader of Ashkenazi Jewry.
10 Questions: Take the Phinehas Quiz

What do you know about the man who demonstrated zealotry for G-d?
Your Questions
When Were the Walls of Jerusalem Breached?

According to some, this confusion goes back to the time when the walls were breached and the Temple was destroyed.
Hebrew Word of the Week
What Can the Hebrew Word for "Jubilee" Teach You?

Halachah for Life
What You Need to Know About Swimming

Guidance on mixed swimming and making a blessing poolside.
History
The Sixth Millennium and the Age of Moshiach

Does time, as well, have a topography?
Voices
The Summer of the Kishka

Here was genuine culture, a living tradition, a way of preparing for Tisha B’Av that I had never experienced before. It was an awakening, a discovery of origins. This is where hotdogs come from
Parshah
An Error in Judgement

Who is wise? One who learns from every man. Who is strong? One who overpowers his inclinations. Who is rich? One who is satisfied with his lot. Who is honorable? One who honors his fellows.
— Ethics of the Fathers 4:1
Print Magazine

People imagine that since G‑d is not physical, therefore He must be in heaven. But the heavens—and all things spiritual—are just as much creations as the earth. Less dissonant, more harmonious, more lucid—but finite realms nonetheless.

G‑d is not found in a place because it is big enough to contain Him or so magnificent ...