Unleashed on Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur. Everyone has a different association. Some focus on the fasting, others on forgiveness. For some, it’s a matter of spending much longer than they’d rather in the synagogue. Personally, I find it to be a profound and extremely meaningful holiday.
How can Yom Kippur ...
...Here’s a fun fact or two: This week’s Torah portion is a double one (Natzavim and Vayeilech), the first of which, Netzavim, is always read the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah. One of the primary reasons for this is the theme with which the portion begins: that of entering into, and
The Decapitated Calf and The Ice Bucket Challenge
What’s this about a decapitated calf? And what could it possibly have to do with the viral Ice Bucket Challenge?
Unless you live under a rock, you probably have heard about - or even participated in - the Ice Bucket Challenge; it has raised close to $100 million for research for a ...