Is this the future Israeli Jewish women are doomed to live?

For a long time Women of the Wall has been a flash point in Israel and it has finally bubbled up and almost over.Anat Hoffman, leader of the group Women of the Wall, was just arrested for carrying a Torah near the Kotel, the Western Wall.These women have been beaten for having strap marks on their arm from Tefillin. Not even people witnessing them wearing it, just the leftover marks. They have been abused verbally, physically, and by the police for minding their own business on their own … [Read more...]

From Where I Sit – By Reb Bahir

Twitter and tweeting is all the rage nowadays.  I am not sure that I understand it, the mechanics of it.  And I suspect that it might have something to do with our collective A.D.D.  But I thought that I would try it out.  I, of course do not have the technical ability to set one up yet.  I shall have to ask my children to teach me, if indeed, they are not too old.  But in the meantime, I thought this month that I would throw a few out there in this format.So please assume that we are twit … [Read more...]

Shabbat Shalom!

We hope you have a fabulous Shabbis!Check out the weekly Torah portion here - Parshat Tzav - and don't forget to check back each week for the next installment. This is Torah study you are bound to enjoy and you will defintely impress your shabbis table!Gut Shabbis & Shabbat Shalom!-- Talia and the Jewish Portal Team … [Read more...]


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