The entire month of Adar should be devoted to expressions of joy with Purim as its climax. We celebrate in numerous ways, including reading the Megilla, offering prayers of thanksgiving, sharing gifts with friends, and giving alms to the poor. We also celebrate by feasting. One component of feasting, is mishteh, drinking, and it is […]
We Jews have been accused of many things over the centuries but not valuing knowledge, and not striving to distinguish between good and evil have not been amongst them. The rabbis devoted a great deal of their energy and thought to highlight the contrasts in life, specifically between right and wrong, good and evil. Our […]
And it was in the days of Achashverosh – the Achashverosh who ruled from Hodu to Kush – one hundred and twenty provinces. (Megilat Esther 1:1) 1. The messages of the Megilah story The story related in Megilat Esther is constructed around the interplay between four personalities. Mordechai and Esther are the hero and […]
A Fun and Real look at Purim with a bit of Ki Tisa – Torah Tidbits Audio for Parshat Ki Tisa and Purim
Purim: Lifting The Veil and Uncovering The Mask – The latest episode of The Good Vort, presented by Rabbi Yosef Grossman.
The Religious Significance of a Flat Tire – Parshat Hashavua from Yerushalayim presented by Rabbi Dr. Sholom Gold. Recorded at the Avrom Silver Jerusalem College for Adults.
Learn Ot Yomit (Ois Yoimis) with the Orthodox Union Rabbi Weinreb on Ot Yomit Rabbi Jack Abramowitz Ot Yomit Shiur First It was Daf Yomi, then Nach Yomi; OU Webcast of New Torah Learning Cycle Begins Purim. Torah is for every Jew; make it yours with Ot Yomit online. We look forward to learning with […]
How a Young Jewish Woman Brought Down the Two Most Powerful Men on Earth – from Rabbi Steven Weil.