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Purim is the opportune time to work on piercing through the darkness and strengthen your connection to God.
Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
Children went from being our employees to our bosses, replacing responsibility with entitlement.
The Arabs of Egypt are screaming for the rights that the Arabs in Israel already have.
Eighteen years after a series of deadly terror attacks leading up to Purim, a unique quilt helped stitch together broken hearts.
My groovy, let's-all-make-aliyah theme song that describes the various major redemption moments of the past century.
Matthew McConaughey and finding God in mysterious places.
Where is our shame?
Our eldest son is acting out in strange ways. Is this a passing phase or a cry for help?
Sometimes it is through the darkness that we can bring out our greatest light.
How to find God.
There’s an Esther, Haman and Mordechai in all of us.
How to bring more love and joy into your own marriage.
It’s Purim time, is everyone happy? If not, try these tools with your kids.
If it is, here’s an important Purim silver lining.
Three keys to peering into the soul of the person you’re dating.
Although they mean well, these three words are like a knife digging deeper into my heart.
7 tips on how to really thrive while being single.
Delve into some mind-boggling concepts in this exploration of the Jewish definition of God.
Read each word carefully... and all its secrets will be within your grasp.
Is God needed to create the universe?
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
An in-depth video series exploring Esther’s true role in the Purim story.
Watch the Purim story come alive.
Amazing infographic to SHARE with your friends and family about Judaism's most fun holiday.
Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.
You voted for the three best jokes of the year and here they are!
With the Sochi Olympics now over, let’s go back 100 years and imagine what a Russian “Olympics” in these shtetls would have really looked like.
Are you surprised to hear an Academy Award winning actor thank God so publicly?
Purim and your unique role in life.
A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.
The only failure is not trying.
September 1, 2012
November 6, 2012 7:14 PM
off topic- but very relavent: the message of the superhero myth is that the regular person is powerless. the supervillan or the superhero have free will, the regular man is controled. that is the message of greek tragedy- and as so pagen. jews come from a difrent outlook. god is all powerful, man has a mission, andhis siatah deshaiah depends on him, the gorila or superhero or the goliath standing in his way are irelevant to god.
September 9, 2012 4:36 AM
no place to stay
a teeny,tiny step in the right direction would be to write to the Warwick Hotel in New York and tell them to cancel Ahmadenijad's reservation! Certainly no one should patronize the hotel until they do so. He should be welcome neither in NY nor at the UN
September 7, 2012 4:15 PM
How do we defeat Iran?
The Marvel Way: Take the toughest, fastest, most-technological skilled people in the world, dress them up in cool costumes, and send them off on the mission.
The Jewish way: Send in the IDF and Mossad. And pray to G-d. Everyone.
September 5, 2012 1:01 AM
Iran's leaders are controlled by Hashem. When the Jews return to Hashem by doing His will, Hashem won't need to use Iran as a stick anymore. Hashem wants us to daven to Him with the realization that He is in control, no one else. He also wants us to realize that He is our father. Fathers are always waiting for their wayward children to return.
rita maia - Brasil,
September 5, 2012 8:04 PM
I agree with you. Teshuva is the answer, the Jewish people must return to HASHEM
September 6, 2012 10:29 AM
I TOO FULLY AGREE
Chaya, you are 100% right.
Bruce A Wachter,
September 4, 2012 10:17 PM
He is a self proclaimed enemy, open up a can of kick butt/
The King David was correct when he went up against the giant, against all odds and sanity he won. Israel does not fight alone, and no nation has the courage to stand with her, she really does not need nations she needs the one who defines the nations boraders and time.
September 4, 2012 4:23 PM
Shoot Him when he comes to the United Nations again.
September 6, 2012 9:16 PM
Another one will take his place.
There will always be men like him. We must return to HaShem if He tells us to fight, then we fight. But always seek His face first.
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