In the ancient world, when grieving for a dead person, idol worshippers would make a bald spot in their hair between the eyes. The Torah explicity forbids this practice in Parshat Re'eh. Why?
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The Torah prohibits planting trees in the Beit HaMikdash, the Holy Temple. Why?
Apparently, the Chafetz Chaim zt"l, was not a brilliant orator, however he was extremely compelling to listen to. What gave him this power?
Last year was the Shmitta (Sabbatical) year. When the Beit HaMikdash (Holy Temple) stood, at the end of the Shmitta year during the festival of Sukkot, the king would read from the Torah to the entire nation. This mitzva symbolized his kingship. Is it mere coincidence that the year of the coronation of King Charles III coincides with this mitzva?
Why do Jews want to go back to a country they left two thousand years ago? Please click below to see additional formats:
Things aren’t always the way they seem. The Torah’s spiritual eyes reveal to us truths invisible to the human eye
Rabbi Sinclair brings an sound piece of advice from this week’s Torah Portion.
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When is God closest to us? On the day of no ‘hide and seek’ Please click below to see additional formats:
Praying every day isn't easy. But if you've ever prayed well - even once - it leaves you a different person. Moshe says in Parshat Va'etchanan, “And I beseeched God at that time saying,” the phrase “at that time saying” seems redundant, but Moshe was hinting here to a prayer for the future."
The whole human frame stands on the tiny heel bone, so too our relationships 'stand' on the little things.