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How to find the right rabbi J-Wire – J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service

| August 31, 2020

August 31, 2020 by Rabbi Raymond Apple Read on for article Ask the rabbi.

Check Your Personal Memory Level Before And After The Bor Sud Method. – Yeshiva World News

| August 24, 2020

The Bor Sud Learning Program- A Revolution in Torah Study Undoubtedly, our tendency to forget what we learn is one of the primary obstacles hindering our growth in Torah.

Harnessing Information – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| August 24, 2020

Photo Credit: pixabay The ability to detect a pattern and discern a modus operandi has got to be primary in the arsenal of a crime detective.

Do Jews Believe in Heaven? – An overview of fundamental Jewish beliefs concerning reward and the afterlife – Chabad.org

| August 24, 2020

Jewish Belief and Heaven Yes, Jews believe in an afterlife in a world beyond the one youre currently living insometimes referred to as heaven. A rich tradition informs us that there is a sequel to this life that makes sense of everything youre going through in this installment. Jews call this after-life Olam Ha-ba (World to Come) and Gan Eden (Garden of Eden)

Walking through the Talmud and the land of Israel – The Jerusalem Post

| August 20, 2020

Recently I did two amazing things; two things that seem to have nothing in common, but are surprisingly intertwined.I finished Masechet Shabbat, the second masechet in the seven-and-a-half-year cycle of learning Talmud. And I finished the first 100 kilometers of the Israel Trail, a trail that consists of about 1,100 kilometers in total.As I started considering these two accomplishments and thinking about how proud I am of myself and how grateful I am to have the opportunity to reach this moment, I realized just how similar these two activities are.Last year, my family set a goal of walking the Israel Trail together. So far, we have found nine days to put aside for the task, and we broke each day into 10- to 12-kilometer hikes

The Three Forms of Betrothal – Torah Insights – Parshah – Chabad.org

| August 20, 2020

The laws of marriage are derived from the Torah portion of Ki Teitzei. The Talmud explains that there are three ways to betroth a woman: A woman is acquired by (i.e., becomes betrothed to) a man to be his wife in three ways, and she acquires herself (i.e., she terminates her marriage) in two ways.

Why the sage is greater than the prophet – The Jewish Star

| August 20, 2020

By Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks In Shoftim, Moses speaks about the great institutions of Judaism: courts, judges, officers, kings, priests, Levites and prophets. In the case of the prophet, Moses says in the name of G-d: I will raise up a prophet for them from among their own people, like yourself: I will put My words in his mouth, and he will speak to them all that I command him. (Deut.

Who were the distinctive Twelve Tribes of Israel? – The Jerusalem Post

| August 20, 2020

Much of the Book of Genesis zeros in on the family that became the nation of Israel. Its an inspiring and intriguing story but missing many details we would really like to know.Midrashic literature fills in many of the blanks, but the text itself reveals nothing about Abrahams background before he was chosen by God and shares little information about Abrahams son, Issac. Jacobs few recorded conversations mainly express strife and sadness.And what of Jacobs sons, who form the foundation of the Twelve Tribes of Israel?Relatively full pictures emerge of Reuven, Shimon, Levi, Judah and Joseph.

Erich Fromm and the Revolution of Hope – Jacobin magazine

| August 18, 2020

The German socialist thinker Erich Fromm is an unjustly neglected figure, certainly when compared with his erstwhile Frankfurt School colleagues, such as Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno.

Holy Witnesses – Torah Insights – Parshah – Chabad.org

| August 18, 2020

Witnesses are an important part of every judicialsystem.


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