"The Torah begins with kindness and ends with kindness.” (Talmud)
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"When one pleases one's fellow creatures, God is pleased; when one does not please one's fellow creatures, God is not pleased.” — Rabbi Chanina ben Dosa
"Come let us build us a city and a tower with its top in the sky, to make a name for ourselves...." (Genesis 11:4)
Sukkot and the Homeless
Is there any symbol more central to the American Dream than owning your own home? What is it about a home that makes it so special?
Parashah Ha’azinu:Deuteromomy 32:2
Book of Michah: 7:19
Parashat Nitzavim: Deuteronomy 30:11
Haftarah Ki Tavoh: Isaiah 60: 22
Parashat Ki Tetzei (Deuteronomy 22:4)
Parashat Shoftim: Deuteronomy 20:19
Parashat Re’eh, Deuteronomy 15:7
Parashat Eikev, Deuteronomy 8:10
Parashat Va’etchanan, Deuteronomy 3:25
Parashat Devarim, Chapter 1, Verse 1
Between 1919 and 1922, the incredible actions of one woman made headlines across the United States.
There is a story told in our tradition of a young man whose father suddenly passed away leaving him, at the age of twenty, as the family’s sole breadwinner.
This week's Torah portion carries within it one of the most profound Talmudic arguments within all of Judaism.
About ten years ago, a dispute engulfed the Jewish community which ultimately helped redefine what Judaism means by “kosher.”
What is a half shekel worth?