The Mitzvah Of Mishloach Manos

To some, the most important question of the halachos of mishloach manos is whether one is permitted to eat on Purim day before one has fulfilled the mitzvah or...

Not So Fast: A Review Of Ta’anis Esther

During the time of Mordechai and Esther , the Jews united on the 13th of Adar to fight and wage war, standing up for their lives. They fasted during...

Simchas Purim Without The Schnapps

They come to the door collecting for their yeshivos. Should one offer them a drink? Yes—but nothing alcoholic; Snapple does the trick as well. With this in mind, let us...

Drinking On Purim

By Akiva Lane Megilla 7b says somewhat cryptically: On Purim “One is obligated to drink until he doesn’t know the difference between arur Haman (Haman should be cursed) and baruch...

Celebrating Purim After Mashiach Arrives

There is a famous Yalkut Shimoni (#944) referring to the time of Mashiach that states, “All the holidays are destined to be negated, but the days of Purim will...

Pun Champion Sam Corbin Shares 30 Puns for Chanukah

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Trump Pledges Support for Jewish Victims of Hate in Hanukkah Message

(JTA) — “Light will always break through the darkness,” President Donald Trump said in a Presidential Message released for Hanukkah. “Melania and I send our warmest greetings to our Jewish...

IDF Opens Ancient Maccabee Palaces Near Jericho to Hanukkah Tourists

The Israel Defense Forces have reopened the archaeological site of the ancient palaces of the Maccabees to tourists in honor of Hanukkah. According to the Hebrew daily Makor Rishon, the...

Tallest Menorah in LI to Be Lit By Pittsburgh First Responders

The 11 victims of the Oct. 27 Pittsburgh shooting will be remembered in Roslyn this Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5:30 p.m., as 11 Pittsburgh police officers — who were...

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...
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