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Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Make Sukkot into a family project: Mendy Kaplan shares tips on involving everyone.

Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Meet the teacher of Mystical Torah

Why do we celebrate Lag B'Omer if it's the anniversary of Rabbi Shimon's death?

Meet the teacher of Mystical Torah

The glory and the majesty for the Priests of the Jewish People

We are a "Nation of Priests" but who are our priests? Cohanim!

The glory and the majesty for the Priests of the Jewish People

Can we talk about the Holocaust with children?

Judy Simon talks to three professionals about sharing Holocaust experiences with children

Can we talk about the Holocaust with children?

It's all about the salt

Is there a positive lesson that can be learned from Sodom?

It's all about the salt

Sukkah of Joy

Make Sukkot into a family project. Mendy Kaplan shares tips on involving everyone.

Sukkah of Joy

Yom Kippur: Day of forgiveness

The secrets of doing Teshuvah and obtaining G-dly forgiveness.

Yom Kippur: Day of forgiveness

Clean your soul through Teshuvah

Cleanse your soul and return to yourself through the Teshuvah process.

Clean your soul through Teshuvah

82 years without Rav Kook

Last week we commemorated 82 years since the passing of a man who revolutionized the Torah world. Who was Rav Kook?

82 years without Rav Kook

Back to School and New Beginnings

Sound advice on how to make this new beginning end in a great year

Back to School and New Beginnings

Elul: The King is in the Field

During the month of Elul, G-d is very near. What should we do about it?

Elul: The King is in the Field

Making aliyah real

Meet the new immigrants to Israel brought home by Nefesh B'Nefesh. Judy Simon shares stories of veteran immigrants.

Making aliyah real

Spain without Jews? That's how it happened

For over 500 years, Crypto-Jews have been secretly keeping some Jewish traditions.

Spain without Jews? That's how it happened

The five women who held the keys to the Land of Israel

Five women challenge Moses for a portion of the Land of Israel. What does G-d say?

The five women who held the keys to the Land of Israel

Talking donkeys and communication

Three essential communication techniques that we learn from this week's Torah portion.

Talking donkeys and communication

The Sin of The Spies - Can We Correct It Today?

What exactly did the spies do wrong? Can we fix it?

The Sin of The Spies - Can We Correct It Today?

Summer vacation: Freedom!

How do you make sure your summer vacation is not wasted?

Summer vacation: Freedom!

The Revelation on Mount Sinai: 'As one man with one heart'

When the Jewish people received the Torah, we were completely unified. Can we do it again?

The Revelation on Mount Sinai: 'As one man with one heart'

A celebration of miracles

Why Jerusalem Day should be celebrated for six days instead of just one.

A celebration of miracles

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai: Teacher of Mystical Torah

Why do we celebrate Lag B'Omer if it's the anniversary of Rabbi Shimon's death?

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai: Teacher of Mystical Torah

Yom Ha'atzmaut: still a reason to celebrate?

So many years after becoming a state. So many problems. Should we still celebrate?

Yom Ha'atzmaut: still a reason to celebrate?

The Holocaust - Can we talk about it with children?

Judy Simon talks to three professionals about sharing Holocaust experiences with children

The Holocaust - Can we talk about it with children?

Redemption Time

Redemption from Egypt parallels Redemption from Exile. Interview with Rabbi Lazer Brody.

Redemption Time

Creative Spirit

Bezalel is Divinely inspired in his creation of the Mishkan. Is our creativity Divine too?

Creative Spirit

Jethro: First convert or first Noahide?

Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, gave up being a pagan priest to follow Hashem.

Jethro: First convert or first Noahide?

Happy New Year, trees!

Why is Tu Bishvat such a happy holiday for those who love the Land of Israel?

Happy New Year, trees!

The Rambam's effect

Learn about one of the most influential figures in jewish history, Moses Maimonides -- The Rambam

The Rambam's effect

Where is G-d? Everywhere

G-d really does exist. Listen to Judy Simon and Rabbi Lazer Brody gives you a proof.

Where is G-d? Everywhere

The Birth of a Nation

What distinguishes the Jewish nation from other nations of the world?

The Birth of a Nation

Jacob's blessings

Yaacov Avinu blessed his children. Judy Simon thinks that our own blessings are powerful too.

Jacob's blessings

Why should Jews only marry other Jews?

Judy Simon calls for young Jews to take a serious look at their heritage before tossing it out.

Why should Jews only marry other Jews?

Lighting up the World

How are the Jewish People like the pure olive oil of the Chanukah miracle?

Lighting up the World

Are all dreams prophecy?

Joseph had two prophetic dreams. What is the meaning of the dreams of Joseph? And how does it relate to us?

Are all dreams prophecy?

The Matriarch Leah: Hidden Strengths

Was the Matriarch Leah really the hated wife? Lessons in gratitude.

The Matriarch Leah: Hidden Strengths

A pure soul raised in an evil environment

Why was Rebecca worthy of becoming a Matriarch? What can we learn from her?

A pure soul raised in an evil environment

Lot's Wife: Salt of the Earth

The people of Sodom were destroyed for their evil ways. Can we still learn from them?

Lot's Wife: Salt of the Earth

Message to Jews: Make Aliyah!

Judy's message is clear: Go to the Land of Israel and make it your home.

Message to Jews: Make Aliyah!

The Tower of Babel

The tower which changed the world from being mono-lingual to having 70 languages.

Radio: The Tower of Babel

When God created the universe

Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivotofsky on how the Torah and science don't contradict at all.

When God created the universe