But do angels believe in us?
By Tzvi Freeman
Eliezer gave Rebecca a ring, betrothing her to Isaac; ever since, rings, circles and enveloping structures have facilitated the union of man and woman. The Kabbalistic masters delve into the mystery of the circle to understand the unifying force that violates all the laws of ego and identity.
Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
There is very little mention of him in the Torah, and most of what we know about him and his times is from Midrashic and Talmudic sources.
By Shaul Wolf
I recently read that this actually originated with Queen Victoria in the mid-19th century.
By Yehuda Shurpin
I don’t want to enter the Monster’s house—a thousand stories detail the folly in such an action—but what can I do?
By Eli Landes
When you raise the lamps, the seven lamps shall cast their light toward the face of the menorah
Maybe you feel you just can’t hack it. You know there is nothing to fear, but you are afraid. Your mind affirms that there are no obstacles that cannot be overcome, but your heart is unable to overcome even its very own pangs. It’s true; there are people who do not run from anything, who know no fear of beast or man, of life or of death. Even as they enter this world, they remain above and beyond. Their feet barely touch the earth. They are the tzaddikim, those who never enter the monster’s lair. But if they never enter that place, how could they ever slay...