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  • Learn the Parshah in DepthSelect commentaries culled from the broad corpus of Jewish scholarship.Read More
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  • As the World Turns: Modern Jewish LawThe second half of the last millennium (1500 until today) saw still newer developments in Halachah...Read More
  • The Baal Shem Tov and the Old ManDressed in rags, with a pair of buckets of water resting on his rounded shoulders, the man looked...Read More
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The second half of the last millennium (1500 until today) saw still newer developments in Halachah, as well as in other fields of literacy. How do these major literary trends (such as Chassidism) define Judaism today and into the future?
We spend more than a third of our lives sleeping and eating and doing other mundane things. How can we elevate all aspects of our lives? And why are the mitzvot of tzedakah (charity) and affixing a mezuzah comparable to keeping all the other mitzvot of the Torah?
Learn the laws and customs for the mourning period of the “Three Weeks,” which begin with the fast of 17 Tammuz, and culminates with the fast of Tisha B’Av.
If Pinchas was rewarded with the gift of his children inheriting his priesthood, why did Moses not merit the same reward? After all, Moses turned G‑d’s wrath away from the children of Israel numerous times!
Leadership is one of those qualities that, as soon as a person begins describing his or her own mastery of it, you can’t help but feel that in fact they don’t have it . . .
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Daily Thought
Our souls are in exile within our bodies. Our people is in exile within a foreign world. And so there are two things we must know: That this is not our place. And that hidden treasure lies buried here; for G‑d dwells in darkness. If we remember only that this is not our place, we may remain strong, we may even shine in the...
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The Three Weeks

July 23 - August 14, 2016

 
Daily Quote
A person must never discriminate among his children. See what happened on account of the coat of many colors which our father Jacob made for Joseph...
Midrash Rabbah