nei i quarant’anni di peregrinazioni nel deserto, dopo l’uscita dalla schiavitù d’egitto, gli ebrei vissero nelle capanne e durante i loro spostamenti la nuvola della presenza divina li proteggeva e li accompagnava indicando loro il percorso. ancora oggi gli ebrei di tutto il mondo si costruiscono delle capanne in ricordo di questo evento e vi…Details
One of the cornerstones of Judaism is the possibility of Teshuva – return. Man is endowed with a divine spark which is manifest in his free choice: He can utilize his free choice to emulate God, to seek God. Alternatively man can choose to follow his baser side, and sin. At times, a conscious choice…Details
By Rabbi Marc D. Angel The root of deepest human sadness is embodied in the word “separation.” We feel this sadness especially at moments of transition: when we say goodbye to a child who is leaving for college or moving out of town; when we say goodbye to a loved one whom we won’t be…Details
it happens! yesterday evening a gentleman was calling at nonna betta to make a reservation and, with a very elegant tone of voice, did ask me if a dress code was required. keeping from laughing i said no. at this point he, after to have suggested different “codes”, at last opted for a “smart casual”.
by Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe The Rambam (Maimonides) in Hilkhoth Teshubah (the laws of repentance), states that when an individual’s sins are being weighed on one side of the scale, against his merits on the other side, the sins that he committed once or twice are not added to the side of the sins. However, if…Details
quoting my friends – the spizzichino sisters – il blog delle ragazze, i want to speak about this idea that was in my mind since long time ago. this is the idea: to manufacture kippot whole made by hair. a kind of tonsure but like a negative photography. this solution, i agree, may be against…Details