Author: Anon

The Need for the True Blue?

This post originally was seen at BeisHamikdashTopics by Yoav Elan. It is widely known that techeiles (the blue dye) comes from a sea creature called the chilazon. Many hundreds of these animals had to be harvested from the bottom of the ocean in…

Moshe and The Burning Bramble Bush

Rubus Sanctus

Connecting to Hashem by Taking Notice of Nature PDF Version By: Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum Much is taught about the ‘Burning Bush,’ and how Hashem revealed Himself to Moshe in the wilderness of Sinai while he was shepherding Yitro’s flock. Actually,…

The Mystical Turquoise Colored Snail Fish

Nature in the Parasha – Parashat Tetzaveh PDF Version By: Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum This week’s parasha centers around the garments of the Kohanim when serving in the Mishkan (Tabernacle). The exquisite fabric of the garments were woven together from linen, gold and wool dyed in…

Taking Off For Yom Tov

The Career Corner By Chaim Shapiro Dear Chaim, I recently started a new job. I had been out of work for a while, so I didn’t want to take any chances during the application process. I did not mention that…

R’ Shimon Bar Yochai

The name Rebbi Shimon can be found practically on every page throughout the entire Talmud. Whenever it mentions the name Rebbi Shimon without giving us the name of his father, it usually refers to none other than the great Tanna…

Internet Filters For The Orthodox Jew

I. Introduction Filters are an important tool in responsibly using the Internet. Without a filter, someone browsing the web may accidentally stumble onto, or in a moment of weakness intentionally go to, objectionable websites which may contain any of the…