The 10 Commandments is one of the most familiar portions of the Torah but its true content and structure are not well known.
As we mark MLK Day, take a moment to reflect on Dr. King’s work and accomplishments. His mission was truly worthy of our honor.
The last verse of this week’s Torah portion talks about a sign on our arms and an ornament between our eyes. What are these and why do we need to put them on?
This week’s Torah reading, Parshat Vayechi, concludes the realization of God’s divine plan during its formative stages in the lives of our Patriarchs.
Which laws of chemistry and biology are major, and which are minor? Which laws of physics must always be followed, and which ones can we ignore if we just don’t like them or if we just don’t feel like following them today? No law of science is insignificant or trivial. Likewise, no part of Judaism is trivial or insignificant. If it appears to be so, the fault lies in our lack of understanding.