Ques. I started preparing meals for Pesach and I mistakenly used canola oil to make an apple kugel.  What is the halacha regarding the kugel and the keilim I used to bake it in? Ans. The reason ...

Pesach Many of us are aware that there is a detailed discussion amongst the commentators to the Seder night Hagadah regarding the possibility of a fifth cup of wine as part of the Seder service. ...

Three pieces of advice from ancient Jewish wisdom. Like it or not, life is full of disagreements and disagreeable people. The Mishna in Ethics of the Fathers sheds light on how to deal with people ...

The main lesson of this week’s Torah reading, which may possibly be obscured by the wealth of Mishkan detail that appears in these closing chapters of the book of Shemot,, is the basic Jewish ...

“Black Sabbath” We were walking down the long airport corridor on the way to the boarding gate. Somehow, it seems that whenever my wife and I have a flight to catch, anywhere, our gate is always ...

The last of the Aseres Ha-Dibros (Ten Commandments) is lo sachmod – not to be envious of someone else’s possessions. Early commentaries already question: How can the Torah legislate against a ...

The revelation at Mount Sinai - the central episode not only of the parshah of Yitro, but of Judaism as a whole - was unique in the religious history of mankind. Other faiths (Christianity and Islam) ...

Ques. I started preparing meals for Pesach and I mistakenly used canola oil to make an apple kugel.  What is the halacha regarding the kugel and the keilim I used to bake it in? Ans. The reason ...

Pesach Many of us are aware that there is a detailed discussion amongst the commentators to the Seder night Hagadah regarding the possibility of a fifth cup of wine as part of the Seder service. ...
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