Thursday 13 May 2021

Torah

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...

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To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate – It’s Still Not A Question Dear Rabbi I read with interest - and indeed with some concern - your...

Ask Rabbi Shochet about Charity, Corona and Choice

CHARITY OR DRUGS? Dear Rabbi On my way to work each morning I pass this panhandler who knows me already by sight because I drop a...

The Mechanism of Prayer

A Torah Bite for the Shabbat Table by Rabbi Ben Goodman Time is a funny thing.  Each day we...

HaGaon Rav Dovid Feinstein Zt”l

American Jewry mourns the passing of one of its Torah giants, Rav Dovid Feinstein. The son of Rav Moshe Feinstein zt"l and...

Ask Rabbi Schochet

THE HALACHA ON GRUDGES Dear Rabbi Is there ever any sense or justification for bearing a grudge? My wife and my sister-in-law haven’t spoken in months....

Ask Rabbi Shochet on Rosh Hashana spent at home

HOW YOU CAN MAKE ROSH HASHANAH AT HOME A MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCE   Dear Rabbi I am what they call a three time a year Jew. That said,...