Asher, from a young age, fell into an abyss of pornography that not only threatened to devastate his life, but also the lives of everyone close to him...
Foundations of Judaism
Dan almost choked on his matza-ball soup. Midway through the Friday-night festive meal, he discovered that his Shabbat guest was named Machmud, from the West-bank city of Ramallah…
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Hitbodedut (Personal Prayer)
How often have we gotten hyped up about making changes in our lives, only to end up with nothing? Can we empower ourselves to return to Hashem? Yes – with emuna in ourselves and in our prayers to Hashem!
The greatest wealth that a person needs in this world are children who walk in the way of Hashem. There is no happiness and wealth like that. How does one achieve that?
Shabbat Parah Adumah: Belief in ourselves is critical before we can extricate ourselves from all the bad in us. How can we focus on the good within without blurring the lines between good and evil?
Do you struggle with your “inner critic” the moment you decide to take on some mitzvah? Hitbodedut is a common battle ground. Read some tried-and-proven strategies to beat that critic!
Holiness for Men and Women
The laws that prevent men and women from fraternizing together are very serious and cannot be ignored for the sake of a mitzvah.
In the past, nations - especially the daughters of royalty - cherished the trait of modesty. They honored modesty and realized that it represented self-respect. Similarly, Jewish women wear the crown of royalty (modesty).
What a powerful message! A Hollywood A-lister and social progressive who promotes everything that is destroying the world, conceded that natural disasters occur because Hashem is angry with us.
We have no prophets who can tell us the meaning of tragedies. A Jew's first thought must be how it relates to him, to spur him to teshuvah.
Jewish Daily Life and Halacha
Much discussion is going around about the judicial reforms being proposed in Israel. Read the Kalever Rebbe’s eye-opening article about judiciary systems.
If we take an honest look, don't we see warning lights about some of our behavior? Disregarding those warnings in order to continue in our comfort zone is a form of self-punishment. Rabbi Arush explains...
Isn’t it enough that I pray three times a day and study Chassidut? Why do I need to learn Torah every day on top of that?
There are so many sublime ways and teachings of tremendous tzaddikim - how do we know which to use in any particular situation? Rebbe Natan gives us a tip for life!