Jewish Features

Jewish Features

ABCs of Elul

The last month of the Jewish calendar is actually the most important – serving as preparation for the High Holidays If you had an important court date scheduled – one that would determine your financial future, or even your very…

By:  Rabbi Shraga Simmons

Holocaust Survivors’ Unexpected Mitzvah

Young students encourage elderly museum volunteers to don tefillin They sit there day in and day out. Holocaust survivors volunteering at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Carrying the weight of history on their aging shoulders, they…

By:  Menachem Posner

Parshas Re’eh – It’s All in Our Hands

In this weeks’s parsha it states, “You shall seek out His presence and you shall come there..” (Deut. 12:5) There appears to be a discrepancy in the passage. It would seem that the more correct way for the Torah to phrase the…

By:  Rabbi Osher Jungreis