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MEGILLAT ESTHER (The Book of Esther)

Every year on Purim, Jews all over the world fulfill the Mitzvah of K’riat haMegillah – reading the complete book of Esther from a proper scroll. Before beginning, the reader/leader proclaims three B’rakhot – the middle of which is Birkat … Continue reading

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Purim: A Halakhic Overview

The holiday of Purim entails a curious mixture of prayer and parody, law and levity. The scrupulous manner in which we perform Purim’s mitzvot ha-yom contrasts sharply with the lively and boisterous atmosphere of the day. Yet, explains the Rav … Continue reading

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DANCING IN JERUSALEM by SAM GLASER

This was the last song written for my new album, The Promise. I needed a groovy, let’s-all-make-aliyah theme song that would describe the various major redemption moments of the past century. The opening line quotes the Ethiopian Crown Prince Ahmad … Continue reading

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The Israel Apartheid Lie

Warren Langman:”The real truth that the world has chosen to ignore!! I was born in South Africa 70 years ago,have been to Israel and have lived and worked around the world,Israel is very far from an apartheid state and is … Continue reading

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The Contemporary Kabbalists on Parshat BeShalach

Mathematical and scientific parallels to the splitting of the waters:The splitting of the waters at the Red Sea serves as a model for similar mathematical and scientific “splits.” Most notable is photolysis, a part of the photosynthesis reactions whereby a … Continue reading

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Lighting the Chanukah Candles

Blessing #1:Baruch ata Ado-noi Elo-heinu melech ha-olam, Asher kid-shanu bi-mitzvo-sav, Vi-tzee-vanu li-had-leek ner shel Chanukah. Blessed are You, the Lord our God, King of the universe, Who sanctified us with His commandments, and commanded us to kindle the Chanukah light. … Continue reading

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The Analysis of the weekly Torah readings by Rav Ari Kahn

“For God’s portion is His People; Yaakov is the khevel of his inheritance.” (Deuteronomy 32:9).The Nation of Israel, uniquely, is called “God’s inheritance”. On the other hand, the Jews are members of the larger community – and not merely members, … Continue reading

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Virtue Makes You Beautiful

When women decided to make a statement by wearing revealing clothes, they believed they were taking ownership of themselves – as people, as females and as equals. But it may have backfired. It turns out that the less women wear, … Continue reading

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Audio and Video Lectures on Kabbalah and Chassidut by Rav Yitzchak Ginsburgh

Welcome to Gal Einai’s temporary audio and video recordings repository. We are planning a new dedicated part of our website for the more than 7000 audio and close to 1000 video recordings we have of Harav Ginsburgh’s lectures. In the … Continue reading

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Wonders from Your Torah. Rav Yitzchak Ginsburgh’s Blog

The Talmud[2] states that when the Jewish people repent and return to God and His Torah at the end of their exile, they will immediately be redeemed. It is clear that this repentance must be out of love.[3] When the … Continue reading

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