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There are many mothers and daughters-in-law who get along wonderfully. Expect to be one of them
The prevalence of suicide in our society has been gradually rising. What is Judaism's perspective on this urgent and oft-times taboo topic.
Nowadays, there is really no reason why a person would prevent himself from becoming ritually impure. An exception is the male kohen, descendant of Aaron, brother of Moses.
What drives these parents to have large families? A love for kids? Determination to rebuild post-Holocaust? Some innate affection for Honda and Toyota minivans?
Dear Rachel, I’m a college sophomore. About a year ago, through Chabad on Campus, I started learning what it means to be Jewish. Up until then, I was Jewish in name only, and even that with a small “j.” Little by little, I started going to Jewish events a...
Sacrifice One Life to Save Many?
Ethics professors often frame this conundrum as a battle between “utilitarianism” and “deontology.” What does Torah say?
Hello! Here is important information for Lag BaOmer 2019. Let’s begin with the dates: Lag BaOmer begins at nightfall on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Lag BaOmer ends at nightfall on Thursday, May 23, 2019. When Is Lag BaOmer in Other Years? Lag BaOmer, the 33rd...
And what does it have to do with counting to Shavuot?
Contemporary Jews associate the Omer with the mitzvah of Sefirat Haomer, counting the days from the second day of Passover until the holiday of Shavuot. In truth, the Omer is the name of a special offering that was brought on the second day of Passover. A...
The major component of tahini is sesame. Sesame seeds fall under the general class of kitniyot, foods that Ashkenazim (and some Sephardim) may not eat on Passover. This was enacted because kitniyot are similar in texture to chametz, so the uneducated obse...
Sliced potatoes fried in kosher-for-Passover oil in a kosher-for-Passover kitchen is 100% kosher for Passover.Like all other processed foods, commercially produced French-fries would, however, need to be certified kosher for Passover. Learn more about pot...