Before discussing what the Torah says specifically about women, let’s first see what it says about all Jews and the mitzvot. Almost all of the mitzvot are dependent on some factor. Some depend on time (like Shabbat and the holidays), some on place (such as the agricultural mitzvot which apply only in
According to most reports, more than 50% of people with illnesses today seek out medications and physicians that are not conventional. These include medicines that are called “alternative,” “complementary,” “integrative,” or “holistic.” The alternative therapies include acupuncture,
Our children are growing up in a very different world than their parents. They are “digital natives,” born into a world with radically changed norms of communication, study and recreation, where they and their contemporaries are more likely to text than talk, scan than read, tweet than meet. And as is the case with
With the Democrats successful crowning of a uniquely disliked political figure, and Mickey Mouse the only other figure in American life that seems to draw consistent unsolicited votes, Donald J. Trump has an actual – if long – shot of winning the White House. Trump’s primary success has come to the surprise of much of
I am embarrassed this morning. I am embarrassed for two reasons. I am embarrassed that this week my computer imploded and I am faced with the loss of all of my 'creative writing' for the past five years. Why I am embarrassed about this? I am embarrassed that I am so upset about this!
Please read: Part 1—A Guide to Writing, Publishing & Distributing a Jewish Book. Can I Get Published? Here I’m going to give a short list of things that will help your chances, or at least give you some direction. Writing Talent — While every good publisher has a respectable team of editors, if the author’s writing... Read more »
As the CEO and chief editor of the recently launched book publishing company, Adir Press, I read with great interest Rabbi Tzvi Gluckin's recent article featured on NLEResources.com about self-publishing. While our services at Adir Press do include self-publishing and e-book publishing, I wanted to primarily explain the benefits to regular publishing and why that may or may not be a
The Jewish web has being growing fast in the past five years, and that includes in the Orthodox sector. Naomi Elbinger has compiled a list of the top sites in various niches of this market and has graciously allowed us to use her graphs and parts of her findings.
Jewish spirituality is the development and strengthening of an eternal relationship with God – the absolute One Source of transcendent meaning, values, truth and goodness in the universe. God created, sustains, and guides the universe to its destiny and established a framework for mankind to actualize their potential by using free will through Torah study... Read more »
Proofs and Reasons for our Chosenness; Chosen for What?; The Status and Role of Other Religions, Nationalities and Races; Discriminatory Laws; Anti-Semitism.