Despite the obvious rawness of the environment, I could not help but think about the potential this apartment had
By Chaya Strasberg
Talk about Jewish guilt. It is said that if we don’t witness the rebuilding of the Holy Temple in our lifetime, it’s as if we witness its destruction. If that’s not difficult enough, the...
By Lieba Rudolph
So, you have been invited to join a family for a Shabbat meal. What do you need to know?
By Nechama Golding
Five years is the age for the study of Scripture. Ten, for Mishnah. Thirteen, for the obligation to observe the mitzvot. Fifteen, for the study of Talmud. Eighteen, for marriage. Twenty, to pursue [a livelihood]. Thirty, for strength, Forty, for understanding. Fifty, for counsel. Sixty, for sagacity. Seventy, for elderliness. Eighty, for power. Ninety, to stoop. A hundred-year-old is as one who has died and passed away and has been negated from the world
Ethics of the Fathers 5:22
G‑d wanted a being—a somebody—not a puppet. A creature that would decide, “This is how it should be done, using such-and-such and in such a way with such a feeling—this is what my Creator wants from me.” The score is handed to...