What Jerusalem means to me

Rabbi Sacks taks about his Jerusalem.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, Tuesday, 11:33 PM

Once is not enough

Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Tuesday, 4:37 PM

For Jerusalem Day: And G-d heard their cries

Our prayers were answered. Moshe Kempinski, Monday, 11:52 PM

Equality, no; family unity, yes

Although equality between men and women is a basic principle in halakha, in family-related laws, differences exist between the two * Each difference has a purpose – the unity of the family.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, Monday, 10:43 PM

Bechukotai: Prophetic Letters 

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, Sunday, 12:33 AM

B’har Bechukota: Grassroots

The last two portions of Leviticus are read today.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, Sunday, 12:30 AM

The Temple Institute on the Parsha: Default mode

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, Friday, 2:42 PM

Behar-Bechukotai: Usury and the Land of Israel

This week's article is by Rabbi Jake Vidomlanski, former Shaliach in Cleveland (1998-1999), currently Director of Shana Bet program at Yeshivat Lev HaTorahand Sgan Rosh Moshava IO.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, Friday, 2:20 PM

The parsha and current events: The answers to our questions

The answers to so many questions lie in Hashem’s promiseRabbi Nachman Kahana, Thursday, 1:33 PM

A Study of Ethics:  Aristotle and the Rambam

The definitive comparison of Rambam and Aristotle.Rabbi Dr. Chaim E. Schertz, Thursday, 12:21 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 34, class 3

Studying Tanya is the way to achieve a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 5/16/2017, 1:01 PM

Why postpone Lag Ba"Omer; Filing complaints about the IDF

Filing a complaint will lead to IDF improvement; refraining from Lag Ba'omer bonfires on Saturday night prevents Sabbath desecration.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 5/14/2017, 11:46 PM

Shabbat and holidays: In the parts is the way to the whole

Sabbath and the holidays each have a unique role.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 5/14/2017, 11:24 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: A cure for the greatest Jewish illness

We are witnessing a slow but progressive spread of spiritual gangrene overtaking the galut organism.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 5/12/2017, 7:45 AM

Emor: Social Media

Make sure you plug into your own space, your own headspace, and preserve your sense of self, before you embark on sharing. Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 5/12/2017, 7:38 AM

Topics: The attorney general, candy, and women's study of Torah

1. The institution of Attorney General assumes supreme authority in an anti-democratic manner. 2.The basic obligation of Torah study for women, which in the past centered around affairs concerning the home and its surroundings, has widenedRabbi Eliezer Melamed, 5/9/2017, 6:39 AM

Korbanot:  The Polarity between the Rambam and the Ramban

What is the place of Temple offerings?Rabbi Dr. Chaim E. Schertz, 5/8/2017, 4:48 AM

Love your neighbor

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the founder of Religious Zionism.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 5/5/2017, 11:52 AM

Achrei Mot-Kedoshim: We need the mitsvot

Judaism is in the details of observance.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/5/2017, 11:17 AM

The Shmuz for Achrei Mot-Kedoshim

Rebuke - The malpractice of a mitzv.ahRabbi BenZion Shafier, 5/4/2017, 11:25 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 34, class 2

Tanya puts you on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 5/3/2017, 11:32 AM

The punishment of Aaron's sons

Insights into the parsha and Judaism.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 5/3/2017, 11:21 AM

Hastening the Redemption

The Redemption can come in two fundamental ways: either from the Heavens and swiftly, or in a natural, and painful manner Today as well, we have two options.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 4/30/2017, 8:04 AM

Insights into Remembrance and Independence

Jewish hearts and minds always turn to Israel.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 4/30/2017, 7:07 AM

 Tazria/Metzora: Purifying Time and Soul

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 4/28/2017, 10:10 AM

The Temple Institute on the Parsha

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 4/28/2017, 1:07 AM

Warning: Lashon Hara kills!

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Slander is lethal.Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 4/27/2017, 8:41 AM

Tazria-Metsora: In Jewish life, less is more

Why and how tsoraat affects three categories of human life and society – the human body, clothing and houses. Rabbi Berel Wein, 4/27/2017, 8:32 AM

Ritual impurity, Jewish doctors and having a baby

Inisghts into Judaism connected to the parsha.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 4/25/2017, 11:13 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chapter 34, Class #1

Studying Tanya will put you on the road to spiritual health.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 4/25/2017, 5:43 AM

Warsaw Ghetto uprising or Auschwitz liberation, which day to choose?

There are two days to memorialize the Holocaust, representing two fundamentally different world-views. Daniel Pinner, 4/24/2017, 7:08 AM

The Shmuz on change

A leopard can’t change its spots, but a man can… Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 4/23/2017, 10:04 PM

Navigating a circuitous road

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion, Parshat Shemini Leviticus 9:1–11:47. Moshe Kempinski, 4/22/2017, 10:15 PM

The proper dose of deference

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 4/21/2017, 2:47 PM

Are the Jewish people a success story or a failure?

Current events connected to the parsha.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 4/21/2017, 2:45 PM

Deviating from Torah law leads to consequences

The Talmud states that consuming non-kosher food stops up the hearts of otherwise good Jews.Rabbi Berel Wein, 4/20/2017, 9:53 PM

The Temple Institute on the Parsha: Kosher meat

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 4/20/2017, 9:05 AM

When is the next Jewish holiday?

What did you answer to this question? Read on. Shmuel Sackett, 4/19/2017, 6:21 PM

Jewish values restored

Is there a renaissance, a reawakening of identification with authentic Jewish values? Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 4/19/2017, 12:15 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chapter 33, Class #5

Tanya is a way to achieve spiritual health.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 4/18/2017, 8:30 AM

Are there miracles in the midst of tragedy?

Can we celebrate miracles no matter the circumstances?Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 4/18/2017, 8:19 AM

A whole year of Passover?

Reflections on the end of the holiday.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 4/15/2017, 10:50 PM

From slavery to freedom

A ritual of freedom only succeeds when it invokes a state of mental freedom, but the slavery of the present is a subtle thing, with far too many synagogues that worship the Democratic party instead of G-d. Daniel Greenfield, 4/13/2017, 11:44 AM

Have you an arm like God’s?

Can you thunder with a voice like His? Then even I would praise you for the triumph you right hand won youProfessor Gerald Aranoff, 4/13/2017, 10:07 AM

The Plague of Darkness continues

Freedom means separating ourselves from alien cultures, with their hollow aspirations and ideals. We have a long way to go. Tzvi Fishman, 4/11/2017, 9:49 PM

Threading the line

The universe is fine-tuned for the existence of life as we know it.Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 4/11/2017, 8:50 PM

Passover: Who is free?

Slavery and freedom are a matter of the spirit, wrote Israel's first Chief Rabbi, renowned Torah Sage, philosopher, mystic and poet.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 4/10/2017, 11:57 AM

Passover, then and now

Did they leave or were they taken out? Larry Domnitch, 4/10/2017, 11:44 AM

A Passover story in memory of Sergeant Elchai Taharlev Hy'd

Two cities, worlds apart.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 4/9/2017, 11:59 PM

Who is the most important son at the Seder?

Some people know from bitter experience that it is better not to ask.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 4/9/2017, 11:52 PM

A simple task? A menial task? A mitzvah

The kohanim would draw lots to determine who would have the privilege of cleaning the ashes!  Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 4/8/2017, 11:35 PM

Not everything must have a kosher for Passover certification

A primer for the non-food items and a reminder of what freedom is all about.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 4/8/2017, 11:34 PM

Parshat Tzav and Shabbat Hagadol

Tthe connection between Tzav and Shabbat Hagaol explored and explained. Rabbi Berel Wein, 4/7/2017, 3:44 PM

The Temple Institute on the Parsha -- and a Pesach message

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 4/7/2017, 10:30 AM

Shabbat Ha-Gadol: Redemption then, redemption now

Shabbat Ha-Gadol: Redemption then, redemption now Daniel Pinner, 4/7/2017, 12:15 AM

Halakhot (Laws) of Passover 5777

Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 4/6/2017, 9:50 AM

The ashes: Life lessons from the Torah portion

The hyper active pre-Pesach activity and the zeal hints at something much deeper going on. Moshe Kempinski, 4/6/2017, 7:19 AM