A cutting-edge software engineer related at my Shabbos table that the reason he become Jewishly observant was that his profession made him feel antiquated, out of breath. He faced an incessant cycle of completing software applications as
The first Morasha class on the Shema discussed the importance and centrality of the Shema to Judaism, and gave an overview of its text. In this second class, we will focus on when and how to say the Shema, with particular emphasis on the importance of concentrating on the meaning of the first verse. This... Read more »
The Shema is undoubtedly the most well known prayer in all of Judaism. You might call the Shema our “national anthem,” since it so fully encapsulates essential principles of Judaism. It is the first Jewish concept a child learns and the last words a person expresses on his deathbed. When we recite the Shema, we... Read more »
One of the most common, yet profound, Jewish ritual objects is found affixed at the entrance of the Jewish home and its rooms – the mezuzah. This scroll of parchment, containing two paragraphs from the Torah, is a constant reminder of the ideals and fundamentals of Judaism.