Open-air food markets (called "shuk/souk" in Hebrew and Arabic, respectively) serve as a showcase for the country's myriad ethnic cuisines, and offer a space to gather and eat. Read more
Before you tell a truth that can cause only pain, ask yourself why you should tell it. There are times when a pretty lie is preferable to an ugly truth. Read more
Because a shiva call requires total sensitivity to the needs of the mourner, the tradition mandates appropriate behaviors for the visitor. Read more
A number of midrashim use Moses as an example of what constitutes ideal leadership. It is relevant to assess leadership in the Jewish community today in view of these midrashic descriptions. Read more
It’s difficult to choose only one—she led such an amazing life! The first that springs to mind, though, is the way in which she played the Lehman brot...
Summer is the time for lightening up and taking advantage of all the fresh fruits and vegetables...but that doesn't mean giving up on delicious treats...
Moses faces precisely this kind of challenge at the end of parashat Masei. The leaders of the tribe of Manasseh come to Moses with a problem.
Annual Cycle: Numbers 33:1 - 36:13
Triennial Cycle: Numbers 33:1 - 33:49