The Torah was given to woman first, because when she understands the importance of the Torah, she will ensure that everyone around her understands it as well.
Rabbeinu Bachaya notes that Miriam is the first person called a prophet in the Torah. The first time the Torah mentions the word “prophet” is in regards to a woman…
Ben Pelet’s wife was able to see the good in her husband, and that’s exactly what saved him from the fate of Korach and the others who rebelled against Moses…
Water symbolizes life, since nothing can grow without water. The nurturing quality of water associated with Miriam is found in womankind. Women keep the Jewish people alive.
Jewish women in the desert could take ritual baths, bear children, and nurse babies without infringing on the sanctity of modesty which so characterizes our people.
Perhaps the reason why women have a greater connection with the Land of Israel is that they excel in emuna, as they are less inclined to rely on their own strength.
As much as a woman needs to be protected, a man needs to protect.
Moses rebukes the tribes of gad and Reuven about keeping their priorites in the right order – first your wife, then your children, then only afterwards, your money…
In Judaism, only the mother determines the Jewishness of her children. What magic power does the mother have to influence her children more than the father?
Through our interaction with nature, the complicated miracle of creating an infant is revealed, making us tremble, hope, and pray for the success of each stage.
In the Land of Israel, women do not need fancy garments to impress or surpass anyone. Our unity with each other and with G-d can be expressed through simplicity.
Shalom in Hebrew does not denote the absence of opposition and contradiction; on the contrary shalom is the unification of opposites. The main purpose of creation is shalom.
The mitzva of sending away the mother bird before taking her eggs or fledglings teaches a deep lesson about the greatness of a mother; she must be left alone and respected…
Our matriarch Sarah teaches us women to develop our will and assertiveness. We must choose a direction and stand up for truth even if we have to go against the grain.
Why can I not sit at my husband's side in the place of prayer? Men and women do not have to separate during banking hours or while shopping…
Active listening is more than just a skill; it's a matter of attitude. In order to hear the message, we must be present in body and mind, concentrate, and stop other tasks…
The earth alludes to the feminine; hence the term “Mother Earth.” The heavens bestow rain upon earth which, like a mother, nurtures and brings forth its Divine fruits.
A true woman realizes her unique femininity that enables her to bring out the best in her husband, as it states: “A virtuous woman is the crown of her husband…”