Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
Watch the Purim story come alive.
Giving your teens helpful, safe guidelines.
Some women seem to be more interested in over-achieving than in maintaining a relationship.
A warning to the world from the UN General Assembly podium: Don’t close your eyes to the atrocities around you.
Despite Israel’s lawful origins, it is the only country in the world whose legitimacy has been questioned.
Echoes of Queen Esther who broke protocol in the face of an Iranian threat to destroy her people.
Appearances can be deceiving.
Leonard Nimoy, who passed away last week, explains how the hand-gesture of the Priestly blessing became Spock’s Vulcan salute.
How did he get the Jewish people to listen and help save the day?
Getting the strength to live by your clarity.
This Purim, remove the four masks we wear and experience true joy.
How my son overcame his debilitating stutter and became an inspirational speaker.
The drinking isn’t for the body; use it for the soul.
Some tantalizing salads for your festive Purim meal.
The latest studies on how to have a good fight.
Yes it can work. Here’s how.
Attaining the self-assurance you need to achieve true intimacy with another person.
Staying true to yourself while dating.
An exciting exhibit presents direct evidence of the Jewish community in Babylonia right before and after the destruction of the First Temple.
Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.
Kabbala is the Torah's expression of the way the world works. Removed from its source, it's a lot of rubbish. (First in a series.)
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.
A video series that takes a closer, more grown-up look at the Book of Esther.
Purim and your unique role in life.
Amazing infographic to SHARE with your friends and family about Judaism's most fun holiday.
Every Jewish holiday has its music, and Purim is no exception.
Purim is the holy holiday of candy – allow me to prepare you.
Jon Stewart has won 19 Emmy Awards. I am ready to win 19 Emmy Awards, given the chance.
What would have been the harm if Marty had used the almanac to win a few bets?
A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.
Building unity through kindness.
Taking responsibility for the environment. A message for Tu B'shvat.
December 1, 2012
December 3, 2013 3:40 PM
Another continuing masterpiece! Fabulous!
December 26, 2012 9:43 PM
This is absolutely beautiful! Great job, guys, of singing and of sharing your excitement about our Lord.
December 16, 2012 4:21 AM
we can learn a lot from the shamash
the shamash is there representing self sacrafice bc it is giving up it's glory for the purpose of letting others' shine. bc u use it to do melacha so there is a greater honor to the other candles and as each nigh progresses and it does this act over and over, its oppurtunity increases and the act becomes greater and greater. and by doing this great act of giving, it's not taking away from itself, but instead it is building its greatness bc when you give, it only adds to what you really have. another thing to keep in mind when you're staring at those eautiful lights and the humble shamesh on such a seperate level.
December 2, 2013 5:50 PM
Thank you for your excellent insight! I never heard this beautiful explanation. Is there a resource on this understanding you could recommend?
December 16, 2012 4:15 AM
it's awesome just remember the real miracle of channukah
just remember that the real channukah is that we won the war with no fighting chance bc we stoodfour (eh eh c what i did there?) what we believed in, but the miracle with oil is most stressed just remember what we're really celebrating.
December 14, 2012 10:12 PM
It's nice to hear new Chanukah music.
December 14, 2012 8:29 AM
For those wondering their backgrounds...
They were previously Maccabeats, Yeshiva University's accapella group. They have since graduated and bc of time constrants, have made their own group. From what I read, 3/4 of them joined the Maccabeats in a recent European show. They can be found on YouTube and Facebook, under Standfour.
August 27, 2013 1:15 AM
what if another really awesome maccabeat graduates and stand four wants them to join them? then it couldn't be called standFOUR any more, could it? and i'm sure they couldn't keep on changing their name after a new person joins, that would be very confusing for the fans to keep track. example: so what is it these days?standsix? no, last i heard it was standeight. maybe I'm being ridiculous and standfour will keep their group the same people, but like i said if there's a really awesome singer, wouldn't they want him? and then it just couldn't be called standfour if there are five or six people.
December 13, 2012 9:12 PM
I really love the maccabeats! but could you please put the lyrics underneath so I could understand it better! Thanks so much!
December 12, 2012 3:11 AM
you guys do great acapella and i love the song keep up the awesome work ure doing a fgreat service to the jews
December 10, 2012 10:44 PM
is this the macabeets or just 4 out of the many?
well i love this song!!
its really cool!!!!!!!!
December 10, 2012 2:48 AM
Thank you for your music...you have allowed me to move my grieving for the loss of the love of my life...my beautiful David...my Dovid! David passed away yesterday...we had his memorial service today and he will be buried in his family plot in Brooklyn, with his mother, father and grandfather. He has been the joy in my heart and the blessing in my life for these last few years...thank you for your wonderful music! My Davd, may his memory be for a blessing filled the room while you were singing...thank you! Baruch Hashem!
December 14, 2012 3:10 AM
My deepest condolences to you and your family...
December 25, 2012 5:39 PM
Thank you...you are very kind. G-d bless you and your family as well.
December 9, 2012 9:53 PM
does your group ever tour in the states?
Charlene M. Hall,
December 9, 2012 11:59 AM
December 7, 2012 10:06 AM
Tout est résumé dans ce mot "magnifique "
December 7, 2012 2:58 AM
its great! make more of these!!!!!
December 6, 2012 5:29 PM
you guys are awesome! i am a BIG fan!!!! looking foward to more maccabeates if you make more!!!!!
December 6, 2012 12:55 PM
Sounds so much like the real some nights!!!!
December 23, 2012 3:55 AM
What is ''real some nights''? I can stop listening to this song.
December 5, 2012 9:12 PM
amazing! you've inspired
the music, tactics and the life in the singers is so inspiring. wow! job well done on this video. i wish there were more vidoes just like this.
December 5, 2012 8:31 PM
I really like it! Great choice on parodies and nice performance! Keep it up.
December 5, 2012 4:27 AM
Let's Celebrate!!! Lighting up our candles.
December 4, 2012 9:22 PM
keep in touch with your elohim. you,ll never be alone; wise
men seek him still
December 4, 2012 6:43 PM
December 4, 2012 4:18 AM
feeling very happy
Thank you for your song it picked up my spirit. Blessing to all of you.
December 4, 2012 1:15 AM
FINALLY!! LOVE IT!!!
December 4, 2012 1:15 AM
i think that the song was amazing. keep posting these types of stuff. but you guys already made a chanaca song. why another?
This song is awesome. But why post ANOTHER chanaca song?
December 4, 2012 1:14 AM
I love your music, may the L-rd bless you with more.
December 3, 2012 12:29 PM
I hope the light of the Chanukka candles will spread more and more. Your songs give life to our holidays.
Happy Chanukka fron Argentina!
December 3, 2012 12:16 AM
the selection is good
I enjoyed all the Chanukah songs.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.