That the Hebrew word “minyan” derives from the infinitive “lim’not,” to count or number, is not at all surprising. A minyan is a quorum of 10, the smallest number necessary to create a formal “congregation.”
Healthcare is a topic that is frequently in the news and part of the current public discourse.Before it became standard practice for governments to fund public hospitals, most hospitals were under religious auspices.
All soldiers must be brave, but some go above and beyond their duty and give their lives so that others my live. In honor of Memorial Day, Jewish Treats introduces two brave young American Jews who, because of their courageous acts, were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
If it wasn’t for a little thing called JDate, Zac and I would’ve never met our better halves. After months of nagging from my mother, I finally agreed to sign up for a one-month JDate subscription.
As the forefathers of the 12 tribes, the lives and personalities of each of the sons of Jacob impacted upon the history and behavior of the tribe that was to descend from them.According to tradition, Judah earned for his descendants the right to kingsh…
A piece of advice for other people looking for their soul mate: That person is out there and it’s worth making the first move on certain occasions. Thank you JDate, you once again did your job!
The primary economic philosophy of the Torah is, fundamentally, ethical fairness.
Let’s break the art of a more attractive profile photo down to the details.
For those starting the study of kashrut (Jewish dietary laws), the status of eggs is almost always one of the first issues encountered. Since an egg comes from a chicken (or other kosher bird) which is considered meat, does an egg also have the status of meat?
Take a stroll through your local bookstore and you’ll find self-help guides telling you what to say during a job interview, a funeral, a corporate speech – even a conversation with a dolphin. Nowhere, however, will you find even one paragraph describing what might be appropriate to say to your lover while making love… until now.