You’re going to have to clue me in on this one, Rabbi.
By Yehuda Shurpin
I can’t help but wonder why a person like me, who loves Judaism, was born a gentile. Why wasn’t my soul worthy enough to be born into the Jewish nation?
By Yisroel Cotlar
Naomi is married to a very busy, goal-oriented individual. She often laments how due to his overloaded schedule, they rarely spend quality time with each other . . .
By Chana Weisberg
The "personal" mitzvah of Bikkurim teaches that even as we explore our individual path towards G‑d, our personal journey and destiny is deeply intertwined with, and part of the process and progress of our nation.
By Mendel Kalmenson
A condensation of the weekly Torah portion alongside select commentaries culled from the Midrash, Talmud, Chassidic masters, and the broad corpus of Jewish scholarship.
Justice, justice you shall pursue
Do not be misled by those who claim there is no purpose. They may know life, but not its womb. They may know darkness, but not its meaning. They may have wisdom, but they cannot reach higher, to a place beyond wisdom a place from which all wisdom began. They may reach so high until the very source from which all rivers flow. To the place where all known things converge, where all knowledge is one. But they have not touched the the very core of...