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Jewish life, religion and practices in Israel and the Diaspora

Is the Israeli song ‘Oof Gozal’ a subconcious midrash for Sefer Dvarim?

The song, about a chick leaving the nest, is commonly viewed as an analogy for parents’ emotions as their child leaves home, but can it also be read on a deeper level?

15/09/2020
Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech - A moment of honesty

Teshuva is primarily an emotional process that has practical implications.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/09/2020
Rosh Hashanah: Marking the world’s birthday

We must recognize that life itself is a gift from the Almighty and that it has a sacred purpose.

Hazorfim - Creating original silverware for your Yom Tov table

An elegantly arranged holiday table, the gleam of new silverware – all at affordable prices. Hazorfim, now celebrating 70 years in business, is preparing for the holiday season with new collections.

By AILEEN KRAUS
03/09/2020
Teshuva - Unpacking Jewish repentance

We do not confess to rabbis; they are not Catholic priests, nor do they possess the power of absolution.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
27/08/2020
Dear Matchmaker: Harassing behavior, photo shoots & multiple setups

We welcome you to submit your questions about dating, online profiles, dating etiquette, relationships and more.

By ELANA VIVAT
27/08/2020
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