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Judaism | Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Anti-Fragility: The Jewish People’s Resilience During Dark Times

Major setbacks in Jewish history proved to be the springboard for extraordinary new adventures in Jewish spirit and creativity.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Purim and the Betrayal of American Jewry - Chabad

Jews feel that Western liberalism has abandoned them. This has happened before. This is what the Purim story can teach us.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How Do You Observe Judaism In Outer Space?

When to pray? When is Shabbat? What to do when time and space are not what they are on earth?

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Add a Light Each Night of Chanukah?

The Talmud gives two reasons: to indicate the night and because we always ascend rather than descend.

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How to Light the Menorah - Chabad

Breeze through the Chanukah Menorah lighting with a step by step guide on everything from which menorah is kosher to how to arrange and light your own menorah.

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13 Facts About Sukkot Every Jew Should Know

Sukkot is a weeklong festival celebrated by dwelling in the sukkah, taking the lulav and etrog and joyous feasting.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Yom Kippur: What Is Kol Nidre?

Kol Nidre is the opening prayer of the holiest day of the year. But is it even a prayer? What is its purpose and meaning?

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How I Made it Through the Talmud - Chabad

It took over eight years, but I complelted all 2,711 pages of the Babylonian Talmud.

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What Are Tefillin?

What are we to make of this ancient Jewish ritual and what do they mean to us today?

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What the 10 Plagues Teach Us About Dealing With Difficult People

Expressing anger not only hurts others but destroys the person who is expressing anger.

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Q&A: How the Jewish Holidays Can Be a Valuable Tool for Growth

With the Season of our Freedom approaching, it’s a good time to remember that we have everything we need packed inside of us. We can leap over our hurdles and reach our goals—all we need to do is take that inner potential that G‑d gives us and expand it into all its possibilities.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

12 Facts About Judah Every Jew Should Know

Judah was the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Compared to a lion, Judah was the ancestor of the royal House of David. He made mistakes and rectified them, blazing a path for others to follow.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

The Not-So-Dead Sea Scrolls

How the Dead Sea Scrolls, considered by many to be the most significant archaeological discovery of the 20th century, speak to Jews in the 21st century.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Passover: Who Authored the Passover Haggadah?

The Haggadah evolved over time, starting from the Second Temple period until it reached its present form.