Lively Parsha Parshat Bechukotai: Perilous predictions for …

Mike was nervous. The mikveh (ritual bath) was crowded and the floor was slippery.This was Mike’s first Yom Kippur since becoming religious. He now sported a black kippah and tzitzit, and even had a beard and side locks.. The only vestige of his former lifestyle was the “immodest” tattoo on his chest.

Family Parsha Parshat Mishpatim: Give and Take

The way we treat other people’s property, and our own, says a lot about who we are. It can show us how fair and just we really are. The ideal society is one in which each individual is generous and giving of his own property, while at the same time remaining respectful and undemanding of the other guy’s.

M’oray Ha’Aish: Shabbat HaGadol

The significance of the Shabbat before Passover. The Shabbat prior to Passover is called Shabbat HaGadol. The source of the term is unclear as it is not found in the Tanach or Talmudic literature, 1 though in the Middle Ages a number of authorities occupied themselves with explaining the origin of …