The Denmark Medical Council Recommends Stopping Brit Milah
The Jewish community fears the recommendation of the council. The council: ‘Circumcision should be decided by the child when he is an adult’.
Proper Nutrition for the Body and Soul
By means of a simple blessing before eating, a person benefits from eating food that’s not only kosher, but also spiritually elevated, refined, and healthy. The more intention the person has while reciting the words of the blessing, the more effective it becomes. The power of the mind infuses a life force into the words, just as the soul infuses a life force into the body
A Royal Crown - The Head Covering of a Man
Why does a Jewish man cover his head? A person whose head is exposed stunts his spiritual growth, as the head covering has a positive, G-d-fearing effect on the person. As the Talmud says, “Cover your head so that you may be G-d fearing
Tefillin - Supreme Bindings
Just like an audiovisual device can work through a single antenna that receives waves from the atmosphere transmitting its content into a broadcasting device, tefillin operate in a similar way within the soul of man, as they receive the Divine light from the spiritual realm, infusing it into the depths of the soul
A Four-Cornered “Bulletproof Vest”
One of the areas of Judaism that has sparked much interest among the nations of the world is the special dress code unique to the Jewish people. From the tallit—a magnificent eight-fringed white cloak often adorned with black stripes that a Jewish man wraps himself in every morning, to the head coverings of both men and married women, to the black leather boxes containing portions of Torah scriptures worn on the head and arm on a daily basis
Shemittah sensitivity - Do we have enough sensitivity to the laws of Shemittah?
Living Shmittah: A new, Exciting Challenge for Immigrants
A whole new level of holiness and a new awareness of how we treat food, its significance, and its specialness. Shmittah, shmittah, here we come