Assign modules on offcanvas module position to make them visible in the sidebar.

Testimonials

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.
Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jewish Thought

The traditional Jewish view does not fit conveniently into the major "camps" in the current debate.

As abortion resurfaces as a political issue in the aftermath of this rancorous presidential election, it is worthwhile to investigate the Jewish approach to the issue. The traditional Jewish view of abortion does not fit conveniently into any of the major "camps" in the current American abortion debate. We neither ban abortion completely, nor do we allow indiscriminate abortion "on demand."

A woman may feel that until the fetus is born, it is a part of her body, and therefore she retains the right to abort an unwanted pregnancy. Does Judaism recognize a right to "choose" abortion? In what situations does Jewish law sanction abortion?

To

Treasuring the gift of our children.

Parenting is comprised of ordinary and extraordinary moments of connection and growth as I try my best to love, help and treasure my children. There are so many defining moments of parenting; moments that can uplift us and transform us if we hold onto them. Here are four precious moments that changed me.

1. The moment I decided to listen.

A teacher called and informed me that my daughter had come late to class and she didn't explain why. When my daughter

My name is Rabbi Ari Waldman. I've had the honor and pleasure of knowing and working with Yosef Busner for these past few years.  I work together with Rabbi Yisrael Kaniel who has had the honor and pleasure of knowing and working with Yosef for over 17 years. We both decided to write this letter on his behalf in an effort to help  save his life.

Yosef Busner is in dire need of a kidney transplant. Yosef has been on Hemo-dialysis for over 5 years. His sessions are for 3 nights a week 7 hours

Divine Providence or coincidence? The choice – and challenge – is yours.

(continued from last week)

And who can forget the photograph of our soldiers standing in awe – just looking up at the Wall? And who can forget the report of the IDF radio announcer: "...Suddenly, we recognized the familiar voice of the commander of the paratroops brigade, Colonel Mordechai 'Motta' Gur, giving orders to the battalion commanders to occupy the Old City: 'Attention, all battalion commanders! We are

Divine Providence or coincidence? The choice – and challenge – is yours.

(Continued from last week)

But why? Why did Moses have to ascend to the mountain top to see all that? After all, it wasn't the height of the mountain that granted him vision. Nevertheless, the Almighty wished for Moses to ascend, thus clothing the supernatural in the natural.

And even the oft-quoted miracle of the splitting of the Reed Sea – this, too, was presented in the framework of the natural. The Torah tells us that