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Rising Up in the Morning

Rising Up in the Morning

The first laws of the Shulchan Aruch, the guide of Jewish law, pertain to the process a Jew must abide to upon arising in the morning. It is written, among other things,...

Why Do I Feel that G-d Is Not Listening to My Prayers?

Why Do I Feel that G-d Is Not Listening to My Prayers?

Jewish Thinking - The Torah-Box Team

Many Jews experience the feeling mentioned in this title. They pray and yet they feel that G-d is not listening to their prayers and that in fact, nothing has changed...

Tzedakah

29 Rewards for Giving Tzedakah

29 Rewards for Giving Tzedakah

Tzedakah - Rav Emmanuel MIMRAN

Tzedakah (charity) is one of the pillars on which the world rests. This mitzvah has the strength to forgive sins and repel all bad decrees. It is the only mitzvah that...

Shabbat

How Does One Make Kiddush?

How Does One Make Kiddush?

Every Friday night, one has the obligation of reciting Kiddush, a text instituted by our Sages which mentions the Creation of the World. By doing so, we testify that the...

Respecting Shabbat Kodesh

Respecting Shabbat Kodesh

Shabbat - The Torah-Box Team

The daughter of Rav Yaakov Hermann fell ill and was hospitalized in serious condition.

Kashrut

Story: The Meal Swapped on the Plane

Story: The Meal Swapped on the Plane

Jewish History - Rav Emmanuel MIMRAN

A Rosh Yeshiva recounts the following story: I was once on the plane and I had just received my meal, and I had opened the wrapper, whereupon I had a pressing need. I...

Tzizit

Rav Kanievsky, the "Tzitzit Detector"

Rav Kanievsky, the "Tzitzit Detector"

This story was brought to our attention by the brother of a young Chatan who came to Rav Chaim last week, a few days before his wedding, for a blessing from the Rav.Rav...

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