R2D2 and the best Purim costume ever I always dreaded the arrival of Purim because that meant I had to come up with Purim costumes. Or rather, my kids came up with what they wanted to be, and I had to make it happen. All of three of them attended Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, where the Read more
Archives for February 2018
Parshas Mishpatim – The Effect of an Action “Holy people you shall you be to Me: you shall not eat flesh of an animal that was torn in the field; to the dog you shall throw it.” — Shemos 22:30 The Torah tells us that if a sheep or goat is killed while grazing, it Read more
Be a clown Did you ever wonder how to actualize the real you? Did you ever wish you could express the true potential of your hidden inner self? Wearing a Purim costume could contain the secret of self-actualization: especially if you are a secret Oheiv Yisroel, who is too shy to show your true feelings Read more
the deep pockets of my greatcoat are crying out to be as well-filled as my belly.
What is Frumlance? Q: Hi Yoel, I understand you just opened a new website, called Frumlance. Can you tell us a bit about it? A: As its name suggests, Frumlance is an online directory for frum freelancers. It caters to those working in the publishing industry, such as writers, graphic designers, editors, translators etc. Any religious Read more
Menucha Chana Levin is the author of Sasson’s Book of the Month for February, Hidden Heritage. You can buy the book HERE. Our chosen children Although we had been blessed with four children, my husband and I always Read more
All hail the Sabbath Queen!
Falling is not failing; it’s gathering treasure.
Subtleties of Sasson and Simcha In the blessing which we customarily say for a newly-married bride and groom, we wish upon the couple different forms of happiness: sasson, simcha, gilah, rinah, ditzah and chedva. What are all these different types of gladness and how do they differ from each other? To answer these questions we Read more
You can read Part I of: Vaccines and Halacha, an Alternative View HERE. Long-term adverse effects Short-term monitoring of the vaccines has demonstrated that vaccines can sometimes have devastating effects on the central nervous system, the immune system and many vital organs of the body. Seizures, encephalopathy, asthma, and ‘unexplained deaths’ are just a few Read more