After months of hard work I have finally reached my goal weight. I am so thankful and so thrilled that all my efforts have paid off. Mixed with my joy, however, is shock at the comments that I have been getting from some of my friends. My friends have said things like “You are becoming
What a sight! The Sanzer Rebbe, shlita, from
“From where do you get your emunah? From where do you get such iron-clad bitachon? Please tell me, I need to know!”
(Continued from January 23)
From the Yad Vashem database I found an article about Beriha and their postwar activities. Alexander was active in that organization helping Jews to get to Palestine. Since the Beriha was funded by the Jewish Joint Distribution
If you have an eighth grader, then you’ve probably put some serious thought so far into where your son is going for high school, unless there’s one that you work in.
Of course, you want to send him to the school that’s right for him. But all things being equal, the big question is: Should
Not all Jews are schleppers and not all schleppers are Jews, but when it comes to schlepping, nobody does it better than Bnei Yisroel. If schlepping was an Olympic sport, Jews would win the gold every time. Then again, Jews also would be gold medalists if the Olympics featured cross-country pacheching and Greco-Roman noshing.
Most of Parshat Mishpatim is made up of exactly what the name of parsha indicates: laws. Mitzvot known as “mishpatim” are the type of mitzvot that we can understand. They work with logic and we often understand why these mitzvot were commanded. However, there exists another category of mitzvot, “chukim,” that generally don’t
My late mother, Sydell Rosenberg, was a New York teacher and a charter member of the Haiku Society of America in 1968. She studied and wrote haikus for decades. In 2018, I published her collection, H Is For Haiku. It was published by Penny Candy Books, and the National Council for Teachers of English selected it as a 2019 Notable
Recent violent attacks on Jews in the New Jersey/New York area have added a strong new sense of urgency to conversations in the Jewish community about shul security. Responding to these concerns, New Jersey Assemblyman Gary Schaer (D-Passaic) has partnered with Republican colleagues Assemblyman Ronald Dancer
Our parsha this week is truly the climax of the Yetziat Mitzrayim story and of the entire Sefer Shemot. From Hashem’s initial demand of Par’oh to release Bnei Yisrael until Moshe Rabbeinu’s final insistence that the king free the people, there was repetition of the purpose of that
May these words of Torah serve as a merit le’iluy nishmat Meira Chaya Nechama Beracha, a”h, bat David Mordechai, sheyichyeh.
Tosafot on our daf propose that the