Back to Basics: Our Preoccupation with Chametz

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon The Exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt is a defining moment in the birth of our nation, and every part of the Torah’s description of...

Lighting The Menorah

In the stores these days, there are myriad varieties of candles and oils to use for Chanukah lights. However, it is clear that the choicest way to fulfill the...

Salmon Hamantaschen

By Devorah Lerer As Purim is now upon us, I wanted to create a recipe that is both delicious and takes the various aspects of Purim into account. So after...

Yeshiva Darchei Aliya, Variety Connection Offer Free Chanukah STEM Projects

  Yeshiva Darchei Aliya (YDA) teams up with Variety Connection to distribute Chanukah projects for children that utilize STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) components to bring Chanukah to life. YDA...

Travel The Globe This Passover Without Ever Leaving Your Seder Table

This Passover, spend your holiday in Israel, Italy, and France, without ever leaving the Seder table. This year NJ-based Royal Wine, the world’s largest purveyor of kosher wines and...

Prepping For Purim

By Rabbi Yitzie Ross With Purim around the corner, I wanted to share something with you that might be useful to many parents out there. It used to be that many...

Spread The Light Of Chanukah, But Not The Fire

By Mark J Klein “Did you hear about that fire?” “Where?” “Oh, a Jewish family with five kids!” “Luckily someone was up and was able to get everyone out of...

The Value of Having Seder at Home

By Rabbi Berel Wein One of the more amazing things about the holiday of Pesach is that even though it is over 3,700 years old, it is relevant and current...

Heard in the Bagel Store: Understanding Chametz

There are multiple manifestations of the faceoff between the elimination of bread from our homes beginning this weekend and the incorporation of matzah as it replaces it over the...

Matanos L’Evyonim: An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The mitzvah of matanos l’evyonim on Purim is discussed in the Gemara at the bottom of Megillah 7a. The mitzvah is to give at least one...

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