Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 38, class 6

Tanya will help you lead a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 2/14/2018, 1:00 PM

Fur coats and the number 13

Insights into topics in Judaism.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 2/12/2018, 10:52 PM

The power of empathy

LIFE-CHANGING IDEA #18: If you seek to change anyone’s behaviour, you have to enter into their mindset, and then say word or do the deed that speaks to their emotions, not yours.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 2/12/2018, 12:50 PM

Shabbat Shkalim: I give, therefore I am

In this week’s D’var Torah, the Chief Rabbi explains how Jewish tradition teaches, “I give, therefore I am.”Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 2/12/2018, 12:44 PM

Lending money to a fellow Jew

Lending money to others and helping them to extricate themselves from otherwise burdensome circumstances is a positive commandment of the Torah, but it sets out the rules. Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/12/2018, 12:38 PM

Permission for doctors to heal

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Relgious Zionism.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 2/9/2018, 11:47 AM

Our everyday Covenant

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rabbi Binyamin Krausz, (2008-2011) former Rosh Kollel of Perth, Australia and today community Rabbi in Petach Tikva Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 2/8/2018, 6:40 PM

Theft, denial and swearing falsely

Series: The parsha and current events.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 2/8/2018, 6:30 PM

Mishpatim: A tale of three Covenants

What connexion is there between the Festivals, their sacrifices, the Bikkurim – and the prohibition on cooking meat and milk together? Daniel Pinner, 2/8/2018, 9:19 AM

Removing Troubling Thoughts

Complete Faith: Removing worries about the future.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 2/8/2018, 8:35 AM

Who was the man named Hur?

Series: Insights into People in the Torah The Torah Portion of “ Mishpatim” Exodus 21:1–24:18 Moshe Kempinski, 2/7/2018, 6:27 PM

Mishpatim: Sift and sort

This Torah portion prompts us to sift and sort the false from the truth, so that we can gain a glimpse of our true motivations and interests.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 2/7/2018, 6:24 PM

Mishpatim: Church and state

Insights into the Torah reading for this Shabbat.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 2/7/2018, 4:47 PM

The Orthodox Union speaks

Courage should not be required to disapprove the notion of Jewish female clergy, something that even Professor Shaul Lieberman of the Conservative JTS characterized almost forty years ago as risible and a “mockery” of Torah - but today, it is.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 2/5/2018, 2:45 PM

What is kosher clothing?

Kosher clothing and other insights into Jewish topics.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 2/5/2018, 2:28 PM

Tanya class: Chap. 38, lecture 5

Study Tanya for a healthier spiritual state. Previous lessons are a click away.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 2/5/2018, 2:25 PM

Recruitment of women soldiers: The problem in the IDF leadersihp

The mixing of male and female soldiers creates situations of absolute Torah prohibitions and the cultural deterioration among today's youth also weakens the level of modesty.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 2/3/2018, 10:01 PM

The battle for Orthodoxy repeated half a century later

Rabbi Soloveitchik: The violation of a religious, ethical principle does not affect its validity and cogency even though a large segment of the community is engaged in doing so.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 2/3/2018, 7:38 PM

Yitro: The date of Matan Torah

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah luminary who founded Religious Zionism and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 2/2/2018, 1:15 PM

The Erev Rav, then and now

Moses sat as a magistrate among the troubleome Erev Rav. Should we also be patient and understanding with the Polish government today?  Professor Gerald Aranoff, 2/2/2018, 1:07 PM

Weekly Torah portion: Yitro

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 2/2/2018, 12:45 PM

Why do 70% of Powerball winners go bankrupt within a few years?

To set a place. To be prepared. Not "dumb luck".Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 2/2/2018, 12:39 PM

Everlasting impact

The idea of a Divine Revelation to a mass of people, and their personal recollections passed down from generation to generation, serves as the bedrock for belief in God. Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 2/1/2018, 10:14 PM

Payback: straw, stone, lead and the Poles

The Parsha and Current Events series.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 2/1/2018, 10:10 PM

The bond of loyalty and love

If you find yourself in a situation of conflict that threatens to break something apart, framing a covenant will help keep people together. There are certain things we can do together that none of us can do alone.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 2/1/2018, 8:29 AM

The rightward Modern Orthodox trend fiction

Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 1/31/2018, 7:32 PM

To Be Or Not Tu Bishvat? A 70-Year Dream

Is it possible for seventy years to be like a dream? Yonatan Sredni, 1/31/2018, 4:36 PM

Tu Bishvat Guide for the Perplexed

The state of the roots determines the future of trees and human beings.  Healthy roots facilitate the blossoming of fruit/sprouts.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 1/30/2018, 7:37 PM

For Tu Bishvat: Israel's agricultural blessings

The infamous Peel Commission issued its learned conclusions in 1936 stating that the entire land of Israel – then Palestine under British mandate – could not support a population greater than 2 1/2 million souls. And now... Rabbi Berel Wein, 1/30/2018, 7:13 PM

Emunah and Bitachon – Faith and Confidence

Part 1: Past and Future.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 1/29/2018, 7:26 AM

Whisky on a yahrzeit and saying Kaddish

Insights into Judaism.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 1/29/2018, 7:23 AM

Weekly Tanya class: Chap. 38, lecture 4

Start learning Tanya here (back classes are a click away) and experience spiritual growth.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 1/29/2018, 6:56 AM

Stiff-necked and stubborn

The Parsha and Current Events:  Shemot 13:17-18:Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 1/27/2018, 11:12 PM

Listening to the old

Torah from Israel's first iconic Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 1/26/2018, 2:57 PM

Why from a distance?

When we reach for G-d, we split our sea. We discover a store of spiritual potential that we never knew we had.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 1/26/2018, 2:53 PM

Getting ready for Tu B'shvat: Mitzvot for the land of Israel

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rabbi Moshe Bloom, former Rosh Kollel (Warsaw), head of the English department at Machon HaTorah Ve'Haaretz, The Institute for Torah and the Land of Israel. Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 1/26/2018, 10:25 AM

Parshat Beshalach and Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Jewish People are phenomenal.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 1/26/2018, 10:20 AM

Miriam the prophetess

Insights into People in the Torah Series. The Torah Portion of “ Beshalach” Exodus 13:17–17:16 Moshe Kempinski, 1/25/2018, 7:30 AM

The longer, shorter road

The life-changing idea symbolised by the route God led the Israelites on when they left Egypt is that there are no fast tracks.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 1/25/2018, 7:25 AM

Perfect balance

“You inclined Your right hand; the earth swallowed them up.”Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 1/25/2018, 7:21 AM

Traitors or Patriots?

Today there are Jews in Israel and abroad who collaborate with our most vicious enemies against Israel, always claiming that their passionate, even desperate, love for Israel impels them to take a brave stand against Israeli policies... Daniel Pinner, 1/25/2018, 7:06 AM

What's so special about 'taking Challah?'

Bread is man’s unique food, because it requires labor and creativity * By 'taking' or 'separating' challah’, one is reminded to channel his creative powers to ‘Tikkun Olam’Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 1/23/2018, 12:06 PM

Specialization or diversity in education - and life

Rabbi Kook gave a clear answer as to which was the better choice.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 1/23/2018, 6:51 AM

The "shul" I won't attend

Why not? Because I may not. The Orthodox Union name on food is a guarantee that it is kosher. Not so with synagogues. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 1/23/2018, 6:26 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap.38, class 3

Study Tanya (back classes accessible with a click) and enhance your spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 1/23/2018, 6:00 AM

Parshat Hamon: The Torah reading for parnassa (sustenance)

Today, Tuesday of the week when the Torah portion of Beshalach is read, there is a tradition described below: Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2018, 5:56 AM

A letter to Pres Trump: Equal prayer for all on the Temple Mount!

Signing the petition at the end of the article may get things moving.Rabbi Yonaton Behar, 1/22/2018, 9:03 AM

 Bo: Training for greatness

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 1/19/2018, 2:45 PM

Weekly Torah portion: Bo

Torah from the Old City of JerusalemRabbi Chaim Richman, 1/19/2018, 10:27 AM

You say you want a revolution?

Torah from Efrat in the Judean Hills.Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, 1/18/2018, 6:18 PM

Pharaoh the puppet

Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 1/18/2018, 6:02 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  One nation

We and our children and our children's children are descendants of the irrational and fanatical extremists who put faith in Hashem before logic.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 1/18/2018, 5:58 PM

The children we have

​​​​​​​Believe me Rebbi, I only care about my child’s Yiddishkeit, and if he doesn’t go on the right path then I prefer that he should just die already - spoken to Harav Aaron Leib ShteinmanRabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 1/18/2018, 5:32 PM

The politics of hope

Life should not be a zero-sum game.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 1/16/2018, 8:05 AM

Stop being Jewish!

Do you want to be a Jew? Or do you want to be Jewish?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 1/16/2018, 7:56 AM

Weekly Tanya class: Chapter 38, lecture 2

How to lead a healthy spiritual life? Learn Tanya.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 1/15/2018, 11:12 AM

Fallen rabbis

Issue in Jewish life and law.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 1/15/2018, 10:58 AM