Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
How a year plus eleven days makes a year
By Yossy Goldman
We are all Noahs. Let us rebuild our world
By Shimon Posner
Euthanasia makes sense. The animal kingdom, Greek culture and Darwinism all lend their credence. The only one withholding credence is a pesky verse in our Parshah...
Noah is instructed to build the Ark; the rain begins to fall and the entire world is flooded. A year later Noah and his family leave the ark, build an altar and offer sacrifices to G‑d. Noah’s descendants build a tower to “fight G‑d,” and are dispersed across the face of the earth.
By Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, The Lubavitcher Rebbe
I received your letter in which you ask the question "if a soul has come back to earth several times to complete its duty here, when Messiah comes in which form will the soul come back?"
By Tzvi Freeman
Sure, there are all those events that happened, the weather, geography, DNA. But we are the ones to string them together with meaning and direction. There is no story to life, until we tell it...
By Aron Moss
He wears his kippah all the time. It’s such a rarity in our social circles, so it makes me feel uncomfortable and, at times, even ashamed.
By Yosef Eisen
In the Middle Ages, many delusional beliefs about Jews gripped the European masses, some of which were later modernized by the Nazis. There were at least 10 such superstitions, traces of which can still be found today.
By Shlomo Yaffe
Jewish culture has always expected that even Jewish laypeople be well-versed in their religion.
By Mendel Kaplan
Why G-d wanted Noah to make a public spectacle by building an ark all by himself. Understanding the verse "Make for yourself an ark..." (Genesis 6:14) and how Noah, as righteous as he was, failed as a spiritual leader.
By Dovid Taub
One little dude throwing words at another little dude.
By Shaul Wertheimer
The produce continued to dry up, animals were dying, and still, not a single cloud could be spotted in the sky.
By Tzippora Price
Each year I struggle to make my father’s memory relevant to my children’s lives. I fight against time itself, which threatens to eradicate the deep connection I shared with my father.
By Tzippy Koltenyuk
In 1973, Ellen Peters, a Protestant biracial woman, was chosen as South Africa’s beauty queen. Today, she goes by the name Ilana Skolnick, and she is an observant Jew.
By Sarah Chana Radcliffe
G-d makes a very precise calculation, titrating our spouse’s flaws to our unique vulnerabilities.
By Miriam Szokovski
Get healthy after the holidays with this vibrant salad.
By Kim Kushner
It doesn't get sticker, richer or more delicious than this. Slow cooked beef ribs infused with deep figs, red wine and a touch of rosemary. The neighbors will come knocking!
We all wonder about G‑d and this universe we live in.