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The Jewish guide to visiting the zoo
Check out this section which is packed with fascinating facts, images and videos of assorted animals; watch the lion roar; hear the monkeys chatter! Also find out the interesting lessons we can learn from all these animals.
My dog recently died. He was my loyal companion for many years, even more loyal than some of my friends. I was wondering: what happens to animals after they die? Do they go to heaven?
I can’t understand how “Do not eat the limb of a living animal” would be in the top seven most important things for all humanity to observe.
As founder and president of an animal-rescue organization, I can say most of the animals we have rescued have the deepest connection to the spiritual world in the most profound, authentic way imaginable.
Question: In Genesis it says that Adam named all the animals. My question is: If you translate the Hebrew literally, does it mean that Adam named the species—i.e., dog, cat, lion, etc.—or did he give them each personal names—i.e., Spot, Fluffy, etc.? Or d...
From man I expect good and bad. From G-d I expected only good. Until I learned about the animal sacrifices. Apparently G-d actually wants them. Imagine, a place set aside for slaughter -- in a temple!
Parshat Noach
The Torah commands every person to ensure his animals are fed—and in the proper time. Actually, we are commanded to feed our animals before we eat ourselves. “And I will give grass in your field for your livestock”—and only thereafter “and you will eat an...
For a human to act like an animal is not only a pathetic squander of talent, but a disservice to animals who expect to become part of a higher unit through us...
Question: Where in the Torah is it stated that I must feed my dog before I feed myself? Answer: We are indeed commanded to feed our animals before feeding ourselves. The Talmud (Gittin 62a) writes, "Rabbi Judah said in the name of Rav, 'It is forbidden fo...
Likkutei Sichos, Vol. VI, p. 107ff. I. “And on the third day, when it was morning, there were sounds (Kolos) and lightning; and there was a heavy cloud on the mountain. And the sound (Kol) of the shofar [resounded] very powerfully... And the sound (Kol) o...
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