Jewish Home and Family Life

Q&A: What does the Torah Say About Ado...

Sep 12, 2019Comments off

Q: What does the Torah say about adoption of children? A: According to the simple meaning, there is no mitzvah greater than raising an orphan

Jewish Feminism: a Chassidic Vision

Dec 18, 2014Comments off

Rebbe Schneur Zalman of Liadi set a milestone for the development of authentic Jewish feminism by predicting the rise of female consciousness and the transformation


Aug 15, 2014Comments off

There were no days for Jews as good as Tu B’Av (The Fifteenth of Av) and Yom Kippur, on which the girls of Jerusalem would

Men, Women and Vows

Jul 24, 2014Comments off

How many mitzvot and prohibitions can someone have? In addition to all the 613 regular mitzvot and all their details, anyone can commit themselves to

The Unique Spirituality of Women and Childr...

Mar 27, 2014No Comments

The women are commanded to observe hakhel in order to hear the reading of the Torah. The shmiah, or listening, of the women is in some way higher than

The Inner Meaning of Challah

Mar 09, 2014No Comments

The Mysteries of Jewish Femininity Series listen to the audio lecture Given by Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh at Rachel’s Tomb Eve of Rosh Chodesh Adar I (29th of Shvat, 5765

Dear Anne Frank…

Mar 02, 2014No Comments

“I hope to tell you everything that I could never tell anyone until now. And I hope that you will be a faithful and supportive

The Jewish Home: Chapter 9 – The Worl...

Feb 26, 2014No Comments

One might have the misimpression that the home is primarily for its inhabitants to enter and remove themselves from external social contact. But just as