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Story: He Allowed Himself to Be Insulted for the Honor of Torah

Story: He Allowed Himself to Be Insulted for the Honor of...

Sunday April 4th, 2021

One Shabbat, when the Yeshiva students had returned home, I was invited to my father-in-law, Rav Nissim Toledano.

Why Submit Litigations to a Beth Din?

Why Submit Litigations to a Beth Din?

Sunday April 4th, 2021

In general, the Beth Din (rabbinical court) is mainly used to deal with matrimonial matters (marriage, divorce, etc.).

Seven Teachings by Hillel

Seven Teachings by Hillel

Rav Emmanuel MIMRAN

Hillel said:Be vigilant until the end of your life. (The evil inclination never ceases trying to trick people. Often, an aging person thinks that because he is old he...

When Young and Old Meet

When Young and Old Meet

Thursday April 1st, 2021

Aside from our own grandparents, we often have trouble connecting to older people for different reasons.

Personal Example: I Act, Thus I Am

Personal Example: I Act, Thus I Am

Aric CHETRIT

Devyani Khobragade, India's Deputy Consul General for Political, Economic, Trade and Women's Rights Affairs, was arrested a few days ago in New York City. On what...

Sinai Revelation: Words Versus Images, A Frontal Shock

Sinai Revelation: Words Versus Images, A Frontal Shock

Rav Emmanuel BOUKOBZA

"For you did not see any image on the day that God spoke to you on mount Horeb amid the flames” (Devarim 4,15). So, the gift of the Torah on Mount Sinai is defined...

Ahavat Israel: The Means to Bring Jews to Hashem

Ahavat Israel: The Means to Bring Jews to Hashem

The Torah-Box Team

Once, on a very hot summer day, I came to the home of Rabbi Asher with a group of friends. Suddenly, a woman dressed very immodestly erupted at Rabbi Asher’s...

The Haftara: Who? When? How?

The Haftara: Who? When? How?

Torah Learning - The Torah-Box Team

Antiochus, the Greek emperor, forbade Jews from reading the Torah on Shabbat, so our Sages instituted reading a chapter of the Book of the Prophets instead, to ensure...

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