Page 7«..6789..2030..»

Choose life! That’s the Jewish way, and it hasn’t changed – The Times of Israel

| October 28, 2020

JTA I grew up in the Williamsburg and Borough Park neighborhoods of Brooklyn. At my Orthodox Jewish day school, I studied the Torah and Jewish law

Learn how to respond to gossip – The Altamont Enterprise

| October 28, 2020

A new course taught by Rabbi David Katz at Bnai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany will look at the effect of gossip and how individuals and society respond to it. On Gossip will be offered four Tuesdays beginning Nov. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m.

The Jewish people have much to thank President Trump for – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| October 28, 2020

As the US elections draw near, any number of Doomsday predictions fill the airwaves. In one scenario, Donald Trump is reelected. But even before the final tally is in, massive riots and looting some spontaneous, others pre-planned are launched on American streets.

Judaism can provide the answer to our current crisis of leadership – The Jerusalem Post

| October 28, 2020

Over the recent holiday I was sitting in the sukkah and pondering the meaning of the Ushpizin, the unusual custom in which we invite Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Aaron, Joseph and David to our sukkah. Aside from the pressure this adds to my need to embellish the meal for such illustrious guests, I was confused as to why we actually do this. Then I had an epiphany.Doesnt the Talmud say that the Temples altar stood on land belonging to the tribe of Benjamin giving it the status of being an ushpizkhan of the Divine presence?

Lubavitch Announces Emissary to the United Arab Emirates – Chabad.org

| October 28, 2020

Each new day seems to bring with it historic good news from the Middle East.Augusts surprise announcement of the United States-brokered Abraham AccordsPeace Agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel was followed amonth later by a similar agreement between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Israel.The two Arab states and Israel signed their respective agreements on the WhiteHouse lawn on Sept. 15, and it has been a flurry of firsts ever since: directcommercial flights, delegation exchanges, embassy applications.

‘Bound in the Bond of Life’ Anthology Published on Two-Year Commemoration of Massacre – Jewish Exponent

| October 28, 2020

By David Rullo Two years after the shooting at the Tree of Life building, Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy collects essays from 24 writers as they attempt to make sense of the Oct. 27, 2018, tragedy. The Pittsburgh journalists, spiritual leaders, historians, writers, poets and academics presented in the collection share their pain, fear, confusion and anger in writings that are scholarly and personal, raw and profound.

What Rabbi And Rebbetzin Kramer Want You To Know About Their Daughter Gitty – Yeshiva World News

| October 28, 2020

Gitty Kramer is a Kallah however she is more nervous than excited.

A Talmudic duel with Death comes to life in mosaic form in new book – Forward

| October 16, 2020

Rabbi Yehoshua ben Levi was a Jewish sage who lived in Palestine in the third century of the Common Era. While he was no doubt historical, in the legends of the Talmud and midrash, he became an otherworldly figure, the travelling companion between the worlds of Elijah the Prophet, who entered Paradise while still alive and defeated the Angel of Death in a duel of wits.

Why Is the Torah Read at Shabbat Minchah? – Chabad.org

| October 16, 2020

Before addressing Shabbat Minchah, letsunderstand which days of the week the Torah is read and why. The Talmud tells us that Moses instituted that the Torahbe read three days a week, Shabbat, Monday and Thursday, so that three dayswould not pass without a public Torah reading.This is alluded to in the verses describing how the Jews traveled for threedays and then thirsted for water

Why Do Some Letters in the Torah Have ‘Crowns’? – Chabad.org

| October 16, 2020

Ifyou look closely at the letters of a seferTorah (Torah scroll), you will see that many of the letters are topped bysmall spikes, called tagin or ketarim, the Aramaic and Hebrew wordsfor crowns. At times, they are also called zayins, since they resemble the Hebrew letter zayin (), coming out of the top of the letter


Page 7«..6789..2030..»