Going to the Siyum HaShas? – Arutz Sheva

| December 9, 2019

Do You Want To Know Shas? Dear Fellow Students, We use the expression The Sea of the Talmud because the Talmud is vast, deep and apparently unending. It is fascinating, intricate and instructive.

The ABCs of giving – jewishpresstampa

| December 6, 2019

About a month ago, the internet was in an uproar over an updated ABC song that seeks to help children learn to separate the dreaded elemeno (L-M-N-O). Whats wrong with the old ABC song, people wrote. Are we mollycoddling kids too much

Vayetze: Timewarps and Wormholes The Science of Kabbalah [audio] – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| December 6, 2019

Photo Credit: Pixabay This week Rabbi Yitzchak and William discuss Yaakovs (Jacobs) dream of the ladder from earth to heaven and the commentaries that speak about this amazing dream. You will be very surprised to learn that the Talmud and other commentaries bring up the concept of the contraction of the earth, or a supernatural occurrence that allows the distance of travel to be shortened. Something very similar to the scientific concept of time folding in on itself

Q & A: Two Bar Mitzvah Boys On The Same Day (Part I) – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| December 1, 2019

Photo Credit: Jewish Press Question: I find myself in a very delicate situation and am calling upon your halachic expertise. I am the rabbi in a small town of a very close-knit community with a small Orthodox minyan. We have two boys who are exactly the same age and will reach the age of bar mitzvah next year on the same day

A bride and groom on their wedding day – Arutz Sheva

| December 1, 2019

On their wedding day, a bride and groom are forgiven for all their sins. This astonishing teaching in the Talmud Yerushalmi is based on a passage in Parshat Toldot

What Really Was the Sin of Sodom and Gomorrah? – Getting down to the core of evil – Chabad.org

| November 18, 2019

Joe the Sodomite Sodom and Gomorrah have come to represent the epitome of evil.

In An Era With Two Jewish Centers, We Need A New Zionism – Forward

| November 17, 2019

Its no secret that we Jews are living in divided times. In recent years, more and more American Jews have become frustrated with specific Israeli policies and are defining their entire relationship with Israel by the areas of their disagreement. That has led to more American Jews publicly criticizing Israel, which has led to more division within the American Jewish community itself.