New & Popular

The Journal

Rabbi Levi Lebovits
      Tzedakah is a mitzvah all the time, right? So why do we only give when we’re asked? Many of us give tzedakah generously and often. Whenever the gabbai stretches out the pushka in shul – whenever a collector knocks on our door – whenever we get one of those heart-wrenching email appeals – we... Read more » (Read More)
Rabbi Eliyahu Kohen 
Katie Roiphe is a Harvard and Princeton educated professor and author directing the graduate journalism Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at NYU. In an essay in Atlantic Magazine’s August 2021 edition, 16 Things to Remember at College, Dr. Roiphe offers advice to her college freshman daughter that she wished someone had given her.  “Over the... Read more » (Read More)

Featured Posts

Rabbi Michoel Green
In Parshas Beshalach, God frees the Jewish people from Egypt, and they travel towards the Yam Suf, the Sea of Reeds. The Torah [Shemos 13:18] describes the Jews as leaving Egypt “Chamushim.” What does this Hebrew term represent and what deeper ideas are hidden within (Read More)
Rabbi Avraham Edelstein
___________________ Today you are you. That is truer than true. There is no one alive that is youer than you. Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You BEING TRUE TO ONESELF Rabbi Shlomo Wolbe, one of the great sages of the last century, made a remarkable statement: “I, with all my abilities, potentials, and talents, both... Read more » (Read More)
© 5782/2021 Olami