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Honoring Parents

Honoring Parents

"My Dear Grandma, You're Still the Most Beautiful in My Eyes"

"My Dear Grandma, You're Still the Most Beautiful in My...

Lea NABET

Some time ago, I was traveling to Paris for a cousin's wedding. Taking advantage of the opportunity, I visited my grandmother who, having had a bad fall two years ago,...

Halacha: My Father Is Calling Me, but I Am Busy?

Halacha: My Father Is Calling Me, but I Am Busy?

Monday July 29th, 2019

When you take part in an important work meeting and you see on the screen of your phone that one of your parents is calling you, you have an obligation to answer them....

Respecting Parents: Who is Closer to Monkeys?

Respecting Parents: Who is Closer to Monkeys?

Tuesday July 23th, 2019

One day, the Gaon, Rabbi Ya'akov Kaminetski, of blessed memory, travelled by plane from the United States to Israel. Next to him sat the person who was then the...

He Who Honors His Parents Honors G-d Himself

He Who Honors His Parents Honors G-d Himself

Rav Emmanuel MIMRAN

The mitzvah of honoring one's parents is one of the Ten Commandments. Our sages say (Kiddushin 30b) that there are three "associates" in the creation of man: Hashem and...

Kibud Av – How to Really Respect One's Parents

Kibud Av – How to Really Respect One's Parents

Tuesday July 9th, 2019

Honoring one's parents is one of Torah's most challenging commandments. Does it mean we need to obey by the book?  What happens if we fundamentally disagree with...

The Honor Due to Parents

The Honor Due to Parents

Rabbi Yehonasan GEFEN

We live in a very future-oriented society. Because of the technological and scientific advances of our time, the lifestyles of prior decades are perceived as...

Respecting Parents: An Opportunity for their Children

Respecting Parents: An Opportunity for their Children

The Torah-Box Team

It is often thought that the mitzvah of respecting one's parents is part of the privileges accorded to them in response to their efforts to raise their children, a sort...

Honoring Elders

Honoring Elders

The Torah-Box Team

In Parashat Kedoshim, the Torah commands us to behave according to a basic tenet of Judaism: "Love your neighbor like yourself."

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