Q&A: Elevating Sparks in Non-Kosher Fo...

Jan 30, 2020Comments off

Q: Am I forbidden to eat a partly kosher food item, saying a blessing before eating, with the intention of raising the pure sparks in it?

Samson and the Garlic Eaters

Feb 24, 20111 Comment

The Mishnah says that Jews are connoted "garlic eaters," for on Shabbat eve they eat garlic to increase their seed. Samaritans don't eat garlic on

Eating Lesson #1

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

Maimonides says that even if you eat healthy foods, don't overeat. "The tzadik eats to satiate his soul." He knows how much to eat for

God-El’s Theorem

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

"And God saw the light to be good." The sages say that He saw that the primordial light was too good for this world and

Tamar’s Dating Tips

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

Tamar, palm tree or date, is the name of three different women in the Bible, all related to kingdom. Judah is the kingly tribe of

Fast Day

Feb 23, 2011No Comments

On a fast (day) one should focus on speed – how fast is the world running past me and how fast am I running to