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Jewish Ethics and Learning

Jewish Ethics and Learning

Mussar

Behaving Like a Jew at Work

Behaving Like a Jew at Work

Mussar - Jeremie BERREBI

What’s the first question every person will be asked when (after passing at the age of 120), he ascends to the Heavenly Court?

4 Ways to Reduce Anger

4 Ways to Reduce Anger

Mussar - The Torah-Box Team

The angry man is often scornful of others. He also judges his neighbor unfavorably.

Rav Kanievsky’s Story: “The Soul of Your Borrower Reincarnated in a Donkey”

Rav Kanievsky’s Story: “The Soul of Your Borrower...

Mussar - The Torah-Box Team

Rav Chaim Kanievsky recommends that money lenders never keep unpaid loan documents handy.

Our Sages

Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yitzchak Abulafia

Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yitzchak Abulafia

Our Sages - The Torah-Box Team

On the occasion of the Yahrzeit (anniversary of death) of Rav Yitzchak Abulafia, the Torah-Box team is happy to share a glimmering of his life journey.

Who Is Moshe Rabbeinu?

Who Is Moshe Rabbeinu?

Our Sages - The Torah-Box Team

Moshe’s birth: 7th day of Adar, in the year 2368 of Creation. His father: Amram, his mother: Yocheved, his elder brother: Aaron and his elder sister: Myriam.

Reb Shmuel Auerbach: One of the Torah Giants

Reb Shmuel Auerbach: One of the Torah Giants

Our Sages - Elyssia BOUKOBZA

In February 2018, one of the giant Rabbanim and scholars of our generation passed away; a Rabbi who worked all his life, tirelessly and devotedly to spread the Torah and...

Teshuva

The Secret of Teshuva: Having High Ambitions

The Secret of Teshuva: Having High Ambitions

Jewish Thinking - Rav Yochiahou PINTO

One of the most extraordinary mitzvot of the Torah is that of the red cow, about which Shlomo Hamelech said, ''I would like to make myself master of wisdom! But it is...

Aya Kremerman on Her Teshuva: ''If Only You Knew…''

Aya Kremerman on Her Teshuva: ''If Only You Knew…''

Aya Kremerman, a former supermodel and Israeli TV presenter who did teshuva, has definitely given up rhinestones and spotlights to return her entire heart to her...

My Teshuva Is Creating a Problem in My Shalom Bayit

My Teshuva Is Creating a Problem in My Shalom Bayit

Teshuva - Rav Daniel SCEMAMA

Here is the transcript of a telephone conversation following a question asked by David D. (anonymous) to a Torah-Box Rabbi.

Torah Learning

Halacha- Preparations for the Pesach Seder Table

Halacha- Preparations for the Pesach Seder Table

Halacha- Preparations for the Pesach Seder Table

The Study of Guemara Changed My Life!

The Study of Guemara Changed My Life!

Torah Learning - The Torah-Box Team

Dr. Eli Beneliezer, a renowned researcher and educator, is responsible for selecting and training Israel’s most talented pupils.

Hilchot Deot: Introduction

Hilchot Deot: Introduction

6-minute video class given by Rav Avi GROSSMAN.

Messianic Times

Tzfat: The Quarrel that Delayed the Coming of Mashiach

Tzfat: The Quarrel that Delayed the Coming of Mashiach

The Arizal (Rav Yitzchak Luria Ashkenazi), the most outstanding Kabbalist of all time, lived in a cloister of houses encircling a courtyard in the holy city of Tzfat....

Amanda Todd's Suicide: Humanity Has Reached Rock Bottom

Amanda Todd's Suicide: Humanity Has Reached Rock Bottom

It’s something of a cliché that, following a disaster of sufficiently large scale, people of various faiths start declaring it the end of days. 9/11? The...

Torah & Science

The Explosive Ladybird....

The Explosive Ladybird....

A beetle, with a size of 7 to 10 mm, has a unique explosive device. When the enemy attacks it, a controlled explosion emanates from its body. In its rear part is a pair...

Insects and Their "Radar Jammers"

Insects and Their "Radar Jammers"

Bats detect their prey using ultrasound. The signal hits the surrounding objects, and bounces back to the bat giving it a clear picture of its surroundings and the exact...

Fauna and Flora: Who Created These Billions of Coincidences?

Fauna and Flora: Who Created These Billions of Coincidences?

The fur of the Arctic hare is white in the winter; and its colour is therefore camouflaged with the snow. In the summer, its fur is brown, and it becomes invisible on a...

Speech Laws

The Sword in the Tongue

The Sword in the Tongue

Speech Laws - Rebbetzin Esther JUNGREIS

There is a terrible ordeal from which many of our people suffer. In the Torah, such an affliction is called onas devarim – verbal abuse. While we are all familiar...

Chassidut

What is Mazal?

What is Mazal?

8-minute video class given by Rav Zave RUDMAN.

The Crown of the Torah

The Crown of the Torah

11-minute video class given by Rav Zave RUDMAN.

The Concept of Disagreements

The Concept of Disagreements

17-minute video class given by Rav Zave RUDMAN.

Beit Hamikdash

What Is the Importance of a Beit Hamikdash (Temple)?

What Is the Importance of a Beit Hamikdash (Temple)?

Beit Hamikdash - Rav Yaakov Israel LUGASSY

Question: What is the benefit of a Temple if we have the Torah and the Mitzvot that direct us?

Jewish Thinking

Pesach- Are you Completely Free My Friends?

Pesach- Are you Completely Free My Friends?

Passover - The Torah-Box Team

Last year, before Pesach, I was invited by an organization dedicated to the well-being of prisoners in Israeli jails, to say a few words of encouragement and to...

A Search for Extraordinary Chametz

A Search for Extraordinary Chametz

Passover - The Torah-Box Team

This story took place during the Cold War. At that time, life was almost impossible for Jews living in Leningrad. When a non-Jew worked long hours throughout the week,...

Torah Sources for Anti-Semitism

Torah Sources for Anti-Semitism

24-minute video class given by Rav Pesach SIEGEL.

Middot

Jealousy: "That David, I Can’t Stand Him Anymore!''

Jealousy: "That David, I Can’t Stand Him Anymore!''

Jewish Thinking - Lea NABET

That David, I can't stand him anymore! Everyone I meet talks to me about him:

9 Tips for Being Happy With One’s Torah

9 Tips for Being Happy With One’s Torah

Jewish Thinking - The Torah-Box Team

Rabbi Aharon MiKarlin writes: "There is no explicit mitzvah to be joyful and there is no explicit sin in the Torah regarding one who is sad. However, joy can bring a man...

Anger Is the Most Serious of Defects

Anger Is the Most Serious of Defects

"The most serious defect" is what the Ramban (Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman) writes about anger.The nature of anger brings in its wake serious mistakes. When man is dominated...

Tzniut

A Jewish Woman: Enveloped Like a Sefer Torah

A Jewish Woman: Enveloped Like a Sefer Torah

Tzniut - Myriam H.

Today's society only values a woman's external appearance, thus causing her to concentrate on her exterior facade and overlook her internal value.  In the 21st...

Jewish History

Tanakh Characters - David and Michal: Modesty Versus Hashem’s Honor

Tanakh Characters - David and Michal: Modesty Versus...

Torah Learning - The Torah-Box Team

One of the most fascinating encounters in the Book of Shmuel transpires between King David and his wife Michal, daughter of King Saul.

Who Are "the Sages of the Great Assembly"?

Who Are "the Sages of the Great Assembly"?

The Sages of the Great Assembly (Anshei Knesset HaGedolah) have had the merit of being the first to reside in the Land of Israel after the destruction of the first...

Money & Business

Beth Din–Can a First Born Relinquish his Inheritance Rights?

Beth Din–Can a First Born Relinquish his Inheritance...

Money & Business - Rav Reouven COHEN

Here is a concrete legal case handled by the rabbinical courts. We have chosen this example to help you learn, ponder upon and gradually assimilate "Daat Torah", so your...

Beth Din: Last Will and Testament Halachically Incorrect

Beth Din: Last Will and Testament Halachically Incorrect

Here is a concrete legal case handled by the rabbinical courts. We have chosen this example to help you learn, ponder upon and gradually assimilate "Daat Torah", so your...

Help …Forex and the Holiness of Eretz Israel!

Help …Forex and the Holiness of Eretz Israel!

Money & Business - Lea NABET

When Michael emigrated from France to Israel in 2013, it was unexpected that he would fall so low.His BTS of management in his pocket, and not tied down to anyone, he...

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