Millions of Jews Worldwide Pause to Observe Yom Kippur

The holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, was set to commence at sunset on Tuesday. The holy day will see Israel come to a near complete pause. Many...

From The Chassidic Masters: The Story of Your Life

By Rabbi Shais Taub The Book of Jonah, read in its entirety during the Yom Kippur afternoon services, is the story of your life. This is what the Kabbalah (Zohar...

Yochanan Gordon: A Kol Nidrei Story

By Yochanan Gordon The first night of Selichot has always been a significant event. It arrives almost suddenly at the tail end of a more relaxed summer atmosphere, and while...

Parashat Vayeilech: Standing At Har Sinai in The Beit HaMikdash

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute “And Moses instructed them as follows: Every seventh year, the year set for remission, at the Feast of Booths, when all Israel comes to...

Back to Basics: The Power Of Teshuvah With Joy

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon As we approach Yom Kippur, I often think about the Chassidic mandate to do our teshuvah b’simcha, with joy. I would like to use the following...

When Two Ideals Collide: Identifying Lashon Harah

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman One Torah ideal is the concept of Lo Saamod al dam rayacha – do not stand idly by your brother’s blood – a mitzvah in the...

United Hatzalah Provides Services in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

United Hatzalah provides medical security to the General Tikkun Klali ceremony in Uman, Ukraine. Teams including EMS volunteer EMTs, paramedics, and doctors, will be operating in the city of...

Protection For Those Who Contribute To Kupat Chazon Ish

He embodies humility and modesty, but those who seek his counsel know that the holy mekubal of Bnei Brak has a special pathway to our Father in Heaven. His...

Daf Yomi: True Treasure of 10 Tzaddikim

One particularly moving part of the Yom Kippur Mussaf service is the story of the Ten Martyrs. Ten great tzaddikim were tragically killed by the Roman government, and their...

This Week’s Daf Yomi Key Concepts: Parashas Nitzavim/Menachos

Question: Does nullification apply to a mixture of similar items? Answer: The daf of last Shabbos gave us the opportunity to review the Mishnah in Zevachim that discusses this question....

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