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Yom Ha’atzmaut

What is the correct greeting on Yom Ha’atzmaut?  Should we say chag sameach – happy holiday, as we do on the three major holidays: Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot? Or should we give the non-holiday greeting of Yom Ha’atzmaut sameach...

Posted on 3 May 2017, By Rabbi Paul Arberman
Acharei Mot – Kedoshim

“Aaron shall place two lots on the two goats, one lot [marked] ‘for God,’ and one [marked] ‘for Azazel.’ Aaron shall present the goat that has the lot for God so that it will [later] be prepared as a sin offe...

Posted on 3 May 2017, By Georgia Kaufmann