One of the looming challenges of the 21st century, exacerbated by digital technology, is the phenomenon of individuals becoming overly focused on career, personal achievement and interests, to the exclusion – even to the detriment – of one’s family and society.
These two words – ‘Choose life’ – can be described as the most compelling, memorable, amazing, incredible, fundamental concept that can influence our lives in the most profound way! Hashem grants us the freedom and power
As the life span of human beings has generally been dramatically increasing in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, most people tend to suffer more illnesses over a lifetime than their ancestors did in previous generations
Each of your donors are giving to you for good reasons. If you know what's driving them, you're at an advantage when you ask for their support. In the world of fundraising, they say, donors give for two reasons:
The Talmud, Bava Metzia 107b, teaches a startling fact: the most probable cause of any illness and death is attributed to ayin hara. What exactly is this phenomenon and why should it have such mind-boggling repercussions?
Teaching Torah vs. Tochachah Most outreach professionals teach Torah as the central part of their outreach efforts. The source for the mitzvah of teaching Torah to the unaffiliated is not the same as that for other aspects of kiruv, such as inviting them for Shabbos. Determining the original source for these laws has practical ramifications.... Read more »
It is prohibited to derive pleasure from this world without reciting a berachah. Even a Jew who is not observant is required to recite berachos over food. In fact, there are a number of anecdotes about the Vilna Gaon in which he encountered heretics and warned them that they would be held accountable for every... Read more »
My Jerusalem Prayer is a new service that enables people from all over the globe to send their personal prayer note to the Kotel. Notes can be typed or they can be handwritten, scanned and emailed. You will receive a photograph and/or video of your personal prayer being inserted into