OPINION & COMMENT
At the Seder We Experience Geulah
Nisan is the month of Redemption. In Nisan they were redeemed, and in Nisan they will be redeemed (Rosh Hashonoh 11a). This is our history and this is the promise of the future.
Tell Your Son On That Day: Some of HaRav Eliashiv's
Teachings on Educating Children
To the extent that parents sacrifice themselves for Torah, they blaze a trail for their children to follow and it becomes easier for future generations to take the path of life — "Torah will return to a place where it previously found lodging."
Tell Your Son on that Day: Thoughts on Chinuch for Our
There are mitzvos which must be done even without us seeing any results. This specific act is what the Torah tells us to do, so it makes no difference whether or not something good will come of it, the mitzvah must always be done nonetheless. In the case of chinuch the result is also important. One's child has to emerge educated.
How to Prevent Teenage Dropouts from the Torah Community
Reading the Divine Book of Nature
Two Paths to Tangible Emunah: Tragedy and Awe
A Song from Within: Understanding the Uniqueness of Hallel on Seder Night
Our daily prayers are often disturbed by the distractions and interruptions of our everyday lives. Frequently, when we stand up to converse with our Creator, we find our hearts distanced from the words that our lips utter mechanically. As we take three steps backwards to leave His Presence, we hope that perhaps next time we will achieve that closeness that we truly seek.
Matzo — A Matter of Questions and Answers
We wish to remind your readers that this year Bi'ur Ma'asros applies.
This means that all coins with kedushas ma'aser sheini on them (used to transfer the kedushoh of ma'aser sheini onto them during the past four years) must be eliminated before Pesach.
For those who are careful not to purchase chometz sold during Pesach:
The code in Israel for food manufactured after Pesach 5765 is 5121. The first digit indicates the year (5 for 2005) and the last three digits indicate the number of days since the first day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (in this case, 121 days since the beginning of 2005).
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