Miracles play a large role in the story of Bnei Yisrael being freed from Mitzrayim. They first appear when Moshe announces Hashem’s plan to take Bnei Yisrael out. He turns his staff into a snake and then back to a staff again as well as causing tzara’at to magically appear and disappear on his hand. Each of the makkot was miraculous,
As those on Teaneck’s active town-related social media sites may already know, I was recently sent a screenshot of divisive comments made about me and others in a private group chat. The poster stated that five specific members of the Teaneck Town Council were not present at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event that was held last
(Courtesy of Zimlo Academy) Zimlo Academy is a homeschool hybrid for Jewish girls ages 6-10.
The program launched this school year, with four students, and hopes to expand by four more in the coming year.
Classes are held in Paramus, at the homes of founding parents
American football fans are all abuzz about the dramatic transformation made by the San Francisco 49ers. In 2018 they were at best a struggling mediocre team, and in 2019 they are NFC champions heading for the Super Bowl this coming Sunday.
L’havdil, we find in the most recent parshiyot a dramatic
May these words of Torah serve as a merit le’iluy nishmat Meira Chaya Nechama Beracha, a”h, bat David Mordechai, sheyichye.
Our daf introduces the
The name “Mitzrayim” raises three questions:
1) Did the ancient Egyptians use this name as well?
2) Why the plural-style ending in the name?
3) Can we figure out what the name means?
As to the first question, this was not the name used by the
The two prophets, Yirmiyahu and Yechezkel, were contemporaries of each other, active before and after the destruction of Bayit Rishon, the First Temple. Although living at the same time, they did not live in the same place. Yirmiyahu lived in Eretz Yisrael, while the younger Yechezkel
If you were to enter a SINAI classroom at Ma’ayanot at 9:10 a.m. on any given day, you would find our students practicing mindfulness, a form of meditation that has been embraced by the special education community but benefits students of all abilities. The goal of mindfulness is to enhance a person’s ability to focus on his or
In advance of Yeshiva University’s SOY Seforim Sale, I’d like to offer a bit of a confession, an apology and an
In the introduction to his book, Jonathan Phillips, a professor of the history of the Crusades at Royal Holloway, University of
(Courtesy of Hazon) Hazon, the Jewish Lab for Sustainability, has released its Tu B’Shevat Haggadah for 2020 along with holiday information, tips and resources for hosting a sustainable Tu B’Shevat seder. The Haggadah encourages
Dear Dr. Chani,
I have been holding back a secret from everyone I know. I decided to share it with you so that maybe you could help me. I got married around 15 months ago to a wonderful man. He is sweet, loving and very supportive of me. I know I should be so thankful to be married to a man who accepts