Lay the foundations for a life of meaningful Torah learning – and banish any misconceptions…
Author Jacob Scharff
Jacob examines the story of Yoseph and his brothers in Parshah Vayeishev, and shows that…
Leading Rabbis have united to release a public letter denouncing the teachings of Rabbis David Katz & Chaim Clorfene, and their pseudo-“Ger” movement.
Each year around the High Holidays I see comments from some well-meaning people stating that…
When Rambam uses the term “goy”, does he actually mean “idolator”?
Accurately sending a message across vast distances, to people with different languages and cultures, is a hard thing to do. But, what if you needed to send a message to people living so far into the future that they may as well be aliens?
This week, we find Noach receiving a strange new mitzvah which seemingly deals with our relationship to animals. However, in reality, it’s trying to teach us what it means to be Noahides!
Parshah Bereishith is filled with beginnings; from the beginning of the world, to the beginning of mankind. However, one of the less well-known beginnings in this week’s Torah portion is the beginning of the Oral Torah, and the story of how our failure to pass it on correctly almost led to our end!
Most of us know that Chanukah commemorates the salvation of the nation of Israel from spiritual destruction at the hands of the Greeks. But, very few realize that during Chanukah it was not only the nation of Israel that was saved, but also all of humanity!