Enough To Go Around

Many families fall victim to the harmful idea that blessings amongst siblings operate in a zero-sum matrix.

Why It’s the Perfect Time to Dive Into This Comforting Israeli Shabbat Stew

Slow-cooked stews are a staple of Jewish cuisine because they are delicious, and serve an important purpose too.

Wise Fridays:

“Do not say, ‘Why should I lessen my own fortune by giving my money to this poor person?’ Bear in ...

Wise Fridays: Obscenity

“Said Rabbi Hanan, the son of Rav: Everybody knows why the bride enters the bridal chamber, but if anyone speaks ...

Wise Fridays: There Is No Life

There is no life without a task; no person without a talent; no place without a fragment of God’s light ...

An Introduction to Wise Fridays

Hi! I’m Deah. Yes, my name does happen to be the same as the Hebrew word for “knowledge” — thank ...

Wise Fridays: Older and Wiser

“As regards scholars, the older they become the more wisdom they acquire…But as regards the ignorant, the older they become, ...

Wise Fridays: On Suffering

Rabbi Yochanan once became ill, and Rabbi Hanina went to visit him. He asked him, “Are your sufferings welcome to ...

Wise Fridays: Behaving Wisely

“History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.” —Abba Eban Find more ...

Wise Fridays: Adoption

Whoever brings up an orphan in his home is regarded by the Bible as though the child was born to ...