Saturday 31 July 2021

Torah

Ask Rabbi Schochet on the Gov’t proposals for abolishing masks and social distancing

Masks On or Off? A Covid Reality Check   Dear Rabbi With the government’s new proposals to abolish masks and social distancing, I wonder what your view...

Why do we hate and what can we do about it?

By Rabbi Moshe Taragin The enemy is at the doorstep. The Jewish people are about to enter the promised land and establish the kingdom of...

HESPADIM FOR RABBI LIPPA RABINOWITZ AT VINE ST SHUL

The Roumanisheer Shul ( Vine St ) together with Manchester Mesivta School held an evening of Hespadim for the long serving Rov and Principal...

Ask Rabbi Apple on the Chosenness, Family Ties and Ecology

BEING THE "CHOSEN PEOPLE" Q. Isn’t it arrogant and exclusionist for us to regard ourselves as the Chosen People? A. The concept of Jewish "chosenness" offends...

Ask Rabbi Schochet about the Situation in Israel

Dear Rabbi Time for some inspiration again please. We feel like we are all under attack for what’s going on in Israel. Shulie   Dear Shulie The question is...

The Power of the Community

בס"ד Bio for Rabbi Ben Goodman A project of My Dvar Torah, Torah Bite is your resource for a short, dynamic, and meaningful Dvar Torah to...

Meaning and Purpose  Part 1

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not...

Shavuot: Corona Diary #30 Torah Lands on Earth, But Emerges from Heaven

It all began on this day, atop a mountain of fire and smoke. For 2500 years, humanity failed to grasp a "One G-d" responsible...

A TORAH BITE FOR THE SHABBAT TABLE

  בס"ד Maximum Effort A project of My Dvar Torah, Torah Bite is your resource for a short, dynamic, and meaningful Dvar Torah to share at the...

Ask Rabbi Schochet

Dear Rabbi My wife is currently not talk to her mother. She is an only daughter, and with her father’s passing nearly a year ago,...

Rabbi Apple on this week’s Sidrot

TALKING ABOUT TALK It’s strange to have a Torah portion that most people take metaphorically, but that’s what happens with M’tzora. Though the actual theme is...

Yom Ha’atzmaut Article by Rabbi Moshe Taragin

In life, before we move forward, we must take inventory. It is true in the business world just as it is true in many...

Ask Rabbi Schochet

First Person or Second Person Dear Rabbi, I really enjoy reading your section in The Jewish Weekly and I would like to ask you a question....

Rabbi Apple on Pesach

Corona Diary #26: Time After Time by Rabbi Moshe Taragin

  Jewish holidays recount seminal moments of Jewish history. These annual celebrations shape our collective memory just as they animate our common future. The celebration...

Ask Rabbi Schochet on Quinoa, Bonding with Boys and the “One Kid” song

Dear Rabbi I’d like your position on quinoa on Pesach please. I’ve heard different opinions and I am left a little confused. Stacey Dear Stacey A few years...

Rabbi Moshe Targin on Purim – We are not living through a lottery?

Each name of a Jewish holiday is iconic. The name Pesach evokes the transformative sacrifice which launched our national liberation. The name Chanukah captures...

People of copper, people of gold – Tetzaveh – by Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple

Parashat T’tzaveh focusses on the Sanctuary and its appurtenances. The Sanctuary vessels were variegated and each had its own function. The Lubavitcher Rebbe used to...

Harav Chananya Yosef Eisenbach zt”l

The Jewish Weekly is saddened to announce the death of one of the great Roshei Yeshiva of Chabad, Rav Chananya Yosef Eisenbach zt"l. Born in...

Rabbi Taragin on Parshat Bo

Redemption was well under way as the entire country of Egypt had been ravaged by interminable calamities. Once a superpower capable of supporting the...