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13 Facts About the History & Legacy of Syrian Jews

By: Menachem Posner Jews Have Lived There Since the Dawn of Our Nation Before G d called on him to travel west to the Holy...

12 Facts About Elul Every Jew Should Know

By: Chabad.org Elul is the Final Month on the Calendar Elul is the 12th month on the Jewish calendar (the 6th month counting from Nissan)....

IMA – Messages of Parshas Eikev

By: Chaya Sora Jungreis-Gertzulin It is hard to believe that it’s already six years since the petirah of my beloved mother, Rebbetzin Esther Bas HaRav...

Parshas Eikev – “Discipline and Suffering”

By: Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb As a parent, grandparent, and psychologist, I am often considered to be something of an expert on parenting and child-rearing....

Parshas V’Eschanon – From Mourning to Morning 

By: Chaya Sora Jungreis-Gertzulin    The Shabbos following the Fast of Tisha B’Av is known as “Shabbos Nachamu” – Shabbos of Consolation. The name is taken...

The Circle and the Line – Celebrating the 15th of Av

By: Sara Esther Crispe David and Rachel have just finished dinner and are discussing the events of the day. It is getting late, and Rachel says...

12 Blessings You May Not Know Exist

By: Dina Zirkind When we recite a blessing prior to eating, we acknowledge that the earth and all living things belong to G‑d, and that G-d is the...

Parshas Vaeschanan – Nation Destined for Greatness

By: Shlomo Katz The haftarah opens: “Nachamu, nachamu” / “Comfort, comfort My people – says your G-d. Speak to the heart of Yerushalayim and proclaim to...

Parshas Vaeschanan – Where Torah Resides

By: Rabbi Label Lam Who can assure that this heart should remain theirs, to fear Me and observe all My commandments, all the days, so...

After Enduring Expulsions & Pogroms, Jews from Arab Lands Ignored by Israel & the UN

By: Fern Sidman & David Ben Hooren When addressing the defining moment of the 20th century in terms of man’s inhumanity to man, we often...

WATCH: Tisha B’av at the Western Wall

https://youtu.be/rIeqCtgJc5s

Who Authored the Kinot Said on Tisha B’Av?

By Yehuda Shurpin(Chabad.oreg On Tisha B’Av, the day of the destruction of our Holy Temples in Jerusalem, we recite kinot, poetic dirges and elegies mourning the destruction of Jerusalem and lamenting...

Rabbinical Alliance of America Reaffirms Centrality of Kotel at Rosh Chodesh Av Conference

Edited by: TJVNews.com   On Sunday, July 31, 2022, the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim convened its  Rosh Chodesh Av conference at the Ahi Ezer Yeshiva...

Jewish Volunteers Bond with Ukrainian Kids at Summer Camp

By: Vanessa Gera A 5-year-old girl’s drawing at a summer camp in Poland’s capital caught the eye of one of her counselors. Why did she...

A Deeper Look into the Amidah Prayer – Thoughts on Coming Closer to Hashem

By:  Rochel Holzkenner When I complain to my friends, they call me a kvetch.1 But when I complain to G d, He appreciates it. G d...

What Is Tisha B’Av?

By: Chabad.org Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av (August 6-7, 2022), is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, on which...

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