The most frequently cited reason for the destruction of the Second Temple is Sin’at Chinam, best translated as senseless hatred. The in-fighting among the Jews of Judea, not only weakened their defenses against the Romans, but caused God to turn His fa…
As someone in her mid-thirties who has had more than her fair share of dates, my parent’s words ring in my ears loudly: “Stop looking for perfection.” To that I think, I’m not looking for perfection, just the perfect person for me. However, after a while, I start questioning myself. Are they right? Are my standards too high? Am I searching for the impossible and not giving people enough of a chance?
As the ancestors of the tribes of Israel, the lives and personalities of each of the twelve sons of Jacob significantly impact on the history and behavior of the tribe members who descended from them.Jacob’s deathbed blessing to Gad was that “Gad, …
Oh, my synagogue sweetheart. The Jews may be God’s chosen people, but you are my chosen woman. Let me lead you upstairs now, much like Moses led our Jewish ancestors out of captivity in Egypt.
Political intrigue has been part of statehood since the formation of the very first kingdom.
In every generation, there are men and women who truly make an impact on the world. These incredible individuals are honored both in life and in death, particularly at their time of passing, when people realize what it will mean to be without them.
The Book of Jeremiah describes the final 40 years of the Kingdom of Judah.
For a Jew to be a landowner, or the owner of an import and export business, or a tavern-keeper, was a rare feat. For a Jew to be all three and a woman who also raised eight children (a ninth died in infancy) was unprecedented.
Independence Day happens but once a year, but July 4th is essentially the kick-off to a season of summer barbecuing. I would be remiss to ignore beer as both a traditional, aromatically-and-texturally appropriate match for the all-American meal, but this column is about wine! And chances are your date is into it, so keep your ears open.
If your first getaway together serves up a little too much ‘reality,’ then here are 7 tips to help you get back that lovin’ feeling!