The gemara in Yoma (9b) asks, “Why was the Second Temple destroyed? Weren’t the Jews occupied with Torah, mitzvos, and the practice of kind deeds? [The Second Temple was destroyed] because there was unjustified hatred between Jews (sinas chinam).”
In today’s day and age, we can be distracted from our spiritual pursuits because of worldly diversions. We find excuses to bunk classes or postpone studies. Struggling to find time to study the Torah, Talmud or Midrash? What about following daily religious practices? Thanks to
We’ve all sent a really important email and received no response. It always amazes me how the yetzer hara comes up with great reasons or stories to explain why this person hasn't responded! The more important the email is, the more we actually believe the story we tell ourselves, why we received no response. None of
Partners Global is pleased to share with you the details for a new, kiruv friendly Tisha B'Av video presentation: Building You 2.0. The presentation will feature Rabbi Leiby Burnham of Detroit and Rabbi Pinchas Landis of Cleveland. The entire program will run around 45-50 minutes. View the trailer
In the past, fundraising was conducted through in-person solicitation and events, when it was very difficult to manage large-scale campaigns. In today’s digital world, campaigns are easy to implement and it’s crucial to accept online donations. Online fundraising is on the increase since it is inexpensive, hassle-free and
Torah Live’s incredible new film on shmiras halashon is available for free viewing from now until Rosh Chodesh Av (July 13). The Lost Light combines storytelling, animation and special effects for an entertaining and educational look at this important mitzvah. The Lost Light is the perfect film to show leading up to and
This is the second class inspired by Rabbi Yehoshua Lewis, founder of Olami affiliate Mesorah NJ, addressing myths held by outsiders of Judaism. The Olami Resources Chaburah, using materials from the Morasha Syllabus and elsewhere, prepared this shiur with Rabbi Lewis. The goals of this class are to: 1)
This post introduces the first shiur in a series of classes inspired by Rabbi Yehoshua Lewis, founder of Olami affiliate Mesorah NJ, addressing myths held by outsiders of Judaism. Rabbi Lewis prepared a class on the Top Five Myths in Judaism including a source sheet and shiur outline. The Olami Resources Chaburah, using
As we head into the subdued time known as the Three Weeks, rabbis and educators may look for a way to recall the glory of the Beit HaMikdash and display a small model in their classroom, institution or home. Below are two resources that can help you to do so.
After years of pushing for 'secure by default' web sites, Google will identify insecure sites in the Chrome browser beginning July 2018. In fact, Google has been pushing webmasters to make the change to non-secure web sites a for years now – including hinting at small rankings boost to further incentivize the shift.