The Rambam defines a broad range of different transgressors and/ or nonbelievers, such as minim, apikorsim, kofrim, and apostates. These are not all distinct and separate categories, and it is not always clear which kind of sinner belongs to which category.
There are two unethical ways that people often make themselves feel superior to others. They get others to look up to them, even though they do not deserve the attention or praise. Or, these people say or do something to make others
This is one of the projects that I am most proud of. We took a group of 6th graders and we let them design their own Kiddush cup. Each student was responsible for his cup from the beginning to completion. From modeling their own Kiddush cup based on their own taste
OlamiResources.com is honored to present free to the Olami Community and beyond, Rabbi Avraham Edelstein’s new landmark sefer, The Laws of Outreach. We are featuring the sefer to the readership of OlamiResources.com in downloadable installments over the next few months. We are greatly appreciative that Rabbi Edelstein has kindly offered to share this important publication, including extensive... Read more »
With the dramatic shift in weather patterns over the past few years, with wild swings of hot and cold seasons, very dry and very wet years, more snow in winters and higher temperatures in summers (2015 was the hottest year ever recorded), more and more people are convinced that these shifts are due to global
At Olami Resources, we keep our eye on the news to bring you timely articles and links that we think a rabbi or Jewish educator would find interesting! We have decided to share some of these links in a weekly feature on the blog. Enjoy! 1) Instagram just put ads in one of its last ad-free... Read more »