The next time you enter a shul, think about the fact that you're standing in a place that houses the holy Torah scrolls, a place where G-d is present.
Where, you may ask, does such an approach come from? How can we develop such a sensitivity to others?
There are moments in life when we question why we are putting in so much effort to care for someone else.
If we want our child to marry someone who will place importance on Jewish heritage, then we need to instill that value.
Ashkenazic Jews were among the last Europeans to take family names.
In this week's parsha, the Jewish people contributed their wealth for the building of the mishkan, a temporary temple in the desert.
In this week's parsha, we read about the mishkan, the sanctuary that the Jews built in the desert.
The concept of laws, as we know it, is corrupted. We frequently apply laws as is convenient: "What can I get out of it?" we ask.
A gift of an Angel’s trumpet leads contemplation of Tu B'Shvat, the New Year of the Trees, as the author plants the cutting.
Let us not look at what could have been, but rather forward at what must be.