I have an anger problem. And I never knew it until I became a parent. Because the only people I take my anger out on are my own kids.
By Aron Moss
The custom of burying our loved ones specifically in Israel is as old as the Jewish nation itself.
By Yehuda Shurpin
Who decided which texts belonged to the biblical canon and which texts did not belong? The Oral Torah during the early, pre-mishnaic periods.
By Michael Chighel
The chupah ceremony at the Jewish wedding contains profound mystical meaning and valuable lessons for a lasting marriage.
By Avraham Plotkin
I’ll leave you room to err, says G‑d, because you will rebuild—grander, stronger and more beautiful edifices.
By Sara Hecht
Virtually all the commentators ask the same question: How is it possible that the spies had a complete loss of faith after experiencing all the miracles of the Exodus firsthand?
By Menachem Feldman
By Chana Weisberg
A condensation of the weekly Torah portion alongside select commentaries culled from the Midrash, Talmud, Chassidic masters, and the broad corpus of Jewish scholarship.
It was devastating to watch as the cruelty of the mental illness began to steal his independence and the identity that he had established for himself. What was it that G‑d expected from me as we became engulfed by the darkness that seemed to control our lives?
By Sara Tzafona
My husband and I alternated between feelings of grief, numbness and anger.
By Batsheva Glick