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Purim’s “Lesser” Villains
March 2, 2015 – 1:05 am
Purim’s “Lesser” Villains

Anyone familiar with the basic Purim story knows that the primary enemy of the Jewish people was…

The Four Mitzvot of Purim
March 1, 2015 – 1:08 am
The Four Mitzvot of Purim

This year, Purim will be celebrated on Thursday, March 5th (beginning Wednesday evening, March 4th, after sunset). Four mitzvot are associated with…

Costume Time
March 1, 2015 – 1:05 am
Costume Time

Those who first hear about the custom of wearing Purim costumes might assume that the tradition began as…

Amanda and David: “Fate and JDate Brought Us Together.”
February 27, 2015 – 12:30 pm
Amanda and David: “Fate and JDate Brought Us Together.”

David’s dad actually created his JDate account in hopes that he would meet a nice, Jewish girl. After comical dates on other dating sites, David gave JDate a shot and sent me a brief message.

The Sabbath of Remembering
February 27, 2015 – 1:08 am
The Sabbath of Remembering

This Shabbat is Shabbat Parashat Zachor, the Sabbath of Remembering.The Torah portion that is read…

Aishet Chayil and Esther
February 27, 2015 – 1:05 am
Aishet Chayil and Esther

On Friday nights it is customary to sing a selection of verses from the final chapter of the Book of Proverbs (31:10-31) known as…

What Was It About Mordechai That So Angered Haman?
February 26, 2015 – 1:05 am
What Was It About Mordechai That So Angered Haman?

According to the narrative in the Book of Esther, Haman’s plot to destroy the Jewish people appears to have been instigated by the fact that…

How to Have the Right Attitude When Online Dating
February 25, 2015 – 12:27 pm
How to Have the Right Attitude When Online Dating

There are three basic attitudes that people tend to adopt when dating (online or otherwise). Which one are you?

The Tribe of Menashe
February 25, 2015 – 1:05 am
The Tribe of Menashe

As descendants of the original 12 sons of Israel, the lives and personalities of the descendants of Jacob significantly impacted on the history and behavior of…

In Uniform
February 24, 2015 – 1:05 am
In Uniform

The role played by dress codes is a topic that, every few years, sparks discussion and debate. Whether the question is…

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