Judaism (Page 2)

Walking with G-d

Walking with G-d

To be a Hebrew, an Ivri, means you never walk alone.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 25/05/2021 13:01
Why I am a Jew

Why I am a Jew

It is paradoxical of course that the so-called people of God have suffered so much for their pains.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 25/05/2021 12:50
And you shall choose life

And you shall choose life

Within the twilight of a pandemic and in the wake of unhindered violence, we stand at the crossroads as a nation with two paths before us.Yshai Amichai, 24/05/2021 15:08
When each tribe brought the same offering

When each tribe brought the same offering

Each of the Tribes was unique, and even though each brought the identical offering, each one’s offering was unique.Daniel Pinner, 24/05/2021 12:00
 A blessing filled with love

A blessing filled with love

In order to bless our fellow Jews, we must open our hearts with love. That is what the kohanim teach us in their blessing.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 24/05/2021 08:19
Theaters and Circus Halls will transform into Synagogues and places of Torah study

Theaters and Circus Halls will transform into Synagogues and places of Torah study

It's high time to practically and not just theoretically apply the rule of "Venishmartem", namely, Beware for and guard your life.Shalom Vaserteil, 23/05/2021 15:37
Hear the boys sing

Hear the boys sing

These boys gave me the feeling that I am part of a nation that is indestructible.Avraham Shusteris, 23/05/2021 05:23
The elite group

The elite group

The Levites were a living spiritual force that taught the people and inspired fulfillment of the mission entrusted to Israel at Mount Sinai., 23/05/2021 05:15
Naso: Divine favoritism?

Naso: Divine favoritism?

What did the Jews do to earn them leniency before the Heavenly Court? Is that a good thing?Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 21/05/2021 15:00
The Parsha in Chesed - Naso - One Nation, Under G-d

The Parsha in Chesed - Naso - One Nation, Under G-d

No matter what or with whom the relationship is, we should strive to make it the best, and holiest, it can be.Rabbi Avrohom Leventhal, 21/05/2021 09:20
The Nesieim - being the same or being different

The Nesieim - being the same or being different

Why does the Torah describe each of the Korbanot in great detail, even though all the Nesieim brought the exact same offering?Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2021 07:52
Two ways to look at a situation

Two ways to look at a situation

We can deal with the Sota in this week’s parsha as does the kohen or as does the nazir. This is also true of various evils we encounter.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 21/05/2021 04:13
Temple Institute weekly Torah study: Naso

Temple Institute weekly Torah study: Naso

This Shabbat we read of the hostile people of Gaza in the haftarah - what does that mean today?Rabbi Gedalia Meyer, 21/05/2021 03:52
Guardian of the Walls

Guardian of the Walls

Rabbinic opinions on the events in Israel.Yeshiva.co, 20/05/2021 20:16
Nasso: Sixty armed warriors surrounded King Solomon’s bed every night!

Nasso: Sixty armed warriors surrounded King Solomon’s bed every night!

King Solomon's kingdom saw forty years of peace, but who, or what, were his mightiest warriors?Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 20/05/2021 13:00
 The Parsha and Current Events: The head endlessly chases its tail

The Parsha and Current Events: The head endlessly chases its tail

Who - or what - will break the vicious cycle of the God-fearing communities in the galut?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 20/05/2021 11:00
'A still, small voice'

'A still, small voice'

Is this not the voice that we are longing now to hear? The comforting voice of peace, of stillness and serenity.Dr. Devorah Ungar, 20/05/2021 06:54
Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Epistle on Repentance

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Epistle on Repentance

The Tanya compacts four millennia of Jewish wisdom to answer the great personal and existential questions of life.Rabbi Shimon Aisenbach, 19/05/2021 13:30
Why I won't stop studying in Shimon HaTzaddik (Sheikh Jarrah)

Why I won't stop studying in Shimon HaTzaddik (Sheikh Jarrah)

I come with faith in G-d, and they come with the desire to kill.Rabbi Moshe Brody, 19/05/2021 07:45
11 things you can do to help Israel

11 things you can do to help Israel

Above all, learn the history and facts and make sure you know the truth! Most of what you read and hear is fake news and total lies.Shmuel Sackett, 19/05/2021 06:58
Guide to a chosen and perplexed people

Guide to a chosen and perplexed people

Review of “Faith and Redemption,” by Rabbi Meir Kahane who wrote: "This is the worst of all periods when we could be making it the best."Tzvi Fishman, 18/05/2021 13:46
A call for re-evaluating how we hold religious mass gatherings

A call for re-evaluating how we hold religious mass gatherings

We have had unimaginable peacetime tragedies that could have been avoided.Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 18/05/2021 11:00
The Revelation at Sinai - the War with Gaza

The Revelation at Sinai - the War with Gaza

As one man with one heart, that is how we received the Torah and how we face our enemies.Rabbi Yonatan Kirsch, 18/05/2021 07:26
  Shavuot: Seeing sound

Shavuot: Seeing sound

Israel's first Chief Rabbi on the Sinai revelation: 'At their source, sound and sight are united.'Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 16/05/2021 15:00
Shavuot 5781 (2021):- Celebrate in spite of it all

Shavuot 5781 (2021):- Celebrate in spite of it all

Just four days after the Six Day War was over, Jews celebrated Shavuot at the newly-liberated Western Wall. We must continue to celebrate.Daniel Pinner, 16/05/2021 14:00
Safe room for the body, safe room for the soul

Safe room for the body, safe room for the soul

A brief lesson from them in maintaining emotional health during this time.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 16/05/2021 12:00
Acknowledging God: How does one connect to the light of Shavuot?

Acknowledging God: How does one connect to the light of Shavuot?

The light of Shavuot gives us a chance to connect to the Torah, but how do we do this? The rabbis of Yeshiva website provide some ideas.yeshiva.co, 16/05/2021 08:43
The Book of Ruth: A Zionist story For Shavuot

The Book of Ruth: A Zionist story For Shavuot

The duality of Shavuot is prominent in the Book of Ruth. The time is the harvest and Ruth accepts the Torah.as the Jews did on Mt. Sinai.Moshe Phillips, 15/05/2021 21:26
What you can do for Israel today - a thought for Parashat Bamidbar

What you can do for Israel today - a thought for Parashat Bamidbar

Is there something Diaspora Jews can do for Israel at this time?Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 15/05/2021 21:10
The timeless message of the suspended mountain

The timeless message of the suspended mountain

"The Holy One overturned the mountain above like a tub, and said:’If you accept the Torah-good, and if not- there will be your burial’."Danny Ginsbourg‏, 15/05/2021 20:44
The Parsha and Current Events: Why does tragedy strike us?

The Parsha and Current Events: Why does tragedy strike us?

That most people suffer in this world is axiomatic, but so too is the reality that Hashem’s chosen people suffer most. Why?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 14/05/2021 10:58
Long Live the tribes!

Long Live the tribes!

Tribalism has a price, but it also has great advantages not only for the tribe itself but also for the other tribes and the entire nation.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 14/05/2021 10:08
Tallking Parsha - Bamidbar: The secret in the numbers

Tallking Parsha - Bamidbar: The secret in the numbers

The Book of Numbers starts with lists and numbers from counting the People of Israel. Why does the Torah go into so much detail about this?Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2021 08:53
The Parsha in Chesed - Bamidbar - The Personal Touch

The Parsha in Chesed - Bamidbar - The Personal Touch

We all appreciate personal attention from others in our lives. We all need to be recognized and acknowledged.Rabbi Avrohom Leventhal, 14/05/2021 07:53
Organizing a Nation

Organizing a Nation

Bamidbar's real message is that our self civil rule, the absolute necessary result of our newly found independence, demands structureTorah MiTzion, 13/05/2021 09:53
Bamidbar: Israel is on fire

Bamidbar: Israel is on fire

Our enemies use our sacred ground to launch attacks against us and the world does not understand how sacred this mountain is to us.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 13/05/2021 08:51
Rethinking Meron

Rethinking Meron

Mt. Meron is a national landmark and magnet for visitors from across the world, so the government must treat it as such.Op-edShalom Wasserteil, 13/05/2021 00:06
Rosh Hodesh Sivan Torah essay

Rosh Hodesh Sivan Torah essay

May the unity experienced at Mount Sinai envelop us once again as we study Torah on the holiday of Shavuot celebrating that event.Matan Women's Torah Study Ins., 12/05/2021 10:21
Hodu LaHashem ki tov - yes, His mercy endures forever

Hodu LaHashem ki tov - yes, His mercy endures forever

At the Kotel after the flag march was cancelled: Images that became metaphors, powerful statements of faith and resolve.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 12/05/2021 08:10
Remembering Rabbi Ronnen Neuwirth z"l, Rabbi, Mensch, and Navy Seal

Remembering Rabbi Ronnen Neuwirth z"l, Rabbi, Mensch, and Navy Seal

Everything he did was motivated by his love for the Jewish people, and he always worked to do so in the broadest way possible. In Memoriam.Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 11/05/2021 16:00
A welcome tension - in Torah study

A welcome tension - in Torah study

Two characteristics of Torah push and pull each other, fighting for dominance. Both are necessary to create the entity we call Torah.Rabbi Dr. Dvir Ginsberg, 11/05/2021 09:23
Jerusalem has known far more difficult days.

Jerusalem has known far more difficult days.

We received a gift in 1967 and it is up to us to show we are deserving of it and turn Jerusalem into what it can be.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 11/05/2021 09:10
Ascending the Temple Mount

Ascending the Temple Mount

Thanks to those who go up to the Temple Mount, our sovereignty over the Mount, and the entire country, becomes clear.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 10/05/2021 16:00
Yom Yerushalayim, holiday of miracles

Yom Yerushalayim, holiday of miracles

One needs to always remember that behind very dark cloud the sun never ceases to shine and miracles never cease..Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 10/05/2021 13:16
Jerusalem, the beating heart of Judaism

Jerusalem, the beating heart of Judaism

In 2017,Rabbi Sacks spoke about the impact the Six Day War had on him as a young student at university..Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks , 10/05/2021 12:59
Jerusalem Liberation Day

Jerusalem Liberation Day

Why didn''t King David establish a Jerusalem Day when he brought the ark to the Holy City?Dovi Gross, 09/05/2021 23:59
Jerusalem Day: The two messengers

Jerusalem Day: The two messengers

Prophetic words from Israel's first Chief Rabbi: There are two heralds of the return to our holy city and they bear two different messages.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 09/05/2021 16:00
Jerusalem: "In the eyes of the nations He has revealed His righteousness”

Jerusalem: "In the eyes of the nations He has revealed His righteousness”

Jerusalem Day is intrinsically connected with the promise in this past Shabbat Torah reading ending the Book of Leviticus.Daniel Pinner, 09/05/2021 14:00
Appreciating the blessing of Jerusalem - A thought for Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5781

Appreciating the blessing of Jerusalem - A thought for Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5781

The parasha leads us to a pictorial comparison of Jerusalem then and now.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 08/05/2021 22:14
Behar-Bechukotai: Life lessons from the Sabbatical Year

Behar-Bechukotai: Life lessons from the Sabbatical Year

We are custodians, not owners, of this world.Rabbi Berel Wein, 08/05/2021 22:00
Fooling yourself

Fooling yourself

Rabbi Simcha Bunim observed that the Torah tells us not to fool others, but if you are a hassid, you don’t fool yourself either.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 08/05/2021 21:28
"A song of ascents" - Shir Hama'alot - and the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael

"A song of ascents" - Shir Hama'alot - and the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael

We walk in tears, but “our mouths will fill with laughter”- at the time of redemption, the joy hidden within Am Yisrael will burst forth.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 07/05/2021 10:04
How valuable are you?

How valuable are you?

Parshat Behar Bechukotai: Why does Sefer Vayikra end with technical chapter about how donations are evaluated?Tuvia and Yitzi, 07/05/2021 07:55
The Parsha in Chesed – Behar -  Put Them in Their Place

The Parsha in Chesed – Behar - Put Them in Their Place

The time has come to put the needy in their proper place.Rabbi Avrohom Leventhal, 07/05/2021 01:43
A matter of Arithmetic

A matter of Arithmetic

Within the blessings that G-d blesses the people of Israel in this week's Torah portion, there seems to be a mistake in the calculation.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 06/05/2021 20:48
Modern Orthodoxy in Israel and female clergy-crossing the line

Modern Orthodoxy in Israel and female clergy-crossing the line

There are clear halakhic decisions against women serving as congregational rabbis. In the case described below, that has been ignored.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 06/05/2021 11:25
Shmita - Rest for the Man or for the Land?

Shmita - Rest for the Man or for the Land?

Is it the land lying fallow that is the central theme, or are the Jews who do not work it during the shmita year the focus?Rabbi Yonatan Kirsch, 05/05/2021 19:54