Rabbi Shurpin analyzes a simple-seeming question in the light of history, Jewish law, and kabbalah
By Yehuda Shurpin
That's like a room of two thousand people, with one puny guy sitting in the corner whom everyone wants to talk to (or pick...
By Aron Moss
Although in my mind I know that I have a lot to be grateful for, for some reason my heart doesn’t feel it. I feel that...
By Rochmy Ollech
There is compassion that feeds the egoand there is compassion that humbles it. Compassion that feeds the egois a sense of pity for those who stand beneath you. Compassion that humblesis born of a deeper understanding of the order of things: When you understand that your fellow man is sufferingin order that you may be privileged to...
What is an Alef? A dot above, a dot below, and a line in-between... The Alef of Torah is the 'Yud' above (G-d), a 'yud' below (the Jew), and a line of faith that joins them
Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi