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The Story of the Lulav

Each of our festivals has a unique and special commandment that defines it. Rosh Hashanah has the Shofar and Yom Kippur has the fast. Hanukkah has the Menorah and Pesach has...

Posted on 1 October 2020, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
Pesach during the Coronavirus crisis

2 Nisan 5780 / 27 March 2020 Introduction We are approaching Pesach, zeman cheiruteinu, the festival of our freedom, at an exceptionally difficult period for all people across the world. May the corona virus soon pass away and the world b...

Posted on 30 March 2020, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Chayei Sara

Our tradition considers that every letter and word in the Torah has something to teach us. For example, there are two short phrases in this week’s Sidra that the rabbis expanded into two laws relating to Jewish marriage: namely, that a ...

Posted on 2 December 2019, By Janine Stein