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The Abyss

VOLUME 95 NUMBER 3April 9, 2021NISSAN 27, 5781PARSHAS SHEMINICandlelighting Time 7:14 PM             The Torah dedicates many verses describing which animals, fowl and fish that we may consume. At the

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Jewish Humor

A call from mom

A very frustrated housewife is having a terrible day when suddenly her phone rings.  “Darling, how are you? This is Momma.”    “Oh Momma,” she said, so thankful to hear a kind

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The Heart of The Matter

VOLUME 95 NUMBER 1March 19, 2021NISSAN 6, 5781PARSHAS VAYIKRACandlelighting Time 6:53 PM             We are prohibited to offer a sacrifice that is stolen. The Talmud provides an analogy to illustrate

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Jewish Humor

Einstein and his Driver

One day, Einstein has to speak at an important science conference. On the way there, he tells his driver (who happens to look a bit like him): “I’m sick of

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Blast From The Past

Bartenura’s Journey to Jerusalem

7 Nissan This is not the story of the wine. Though this is from whom that delicious wine gets its name! On this Shabbat in 1488,  Rabbeinu Ovadiah Bartenura arrived

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UNTYING THE KNOT

VOLUME 94 NUMBER 9March 12, 2021ADAR 28, 5781PARSHAS VAYAKHEL-PEKUDEICandlelighting Time 5:44 PM             The ignominious episode of the Golden Calf weighed heavily upon the hearts and souls of the nation.

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Jewish Humor

It’s a punny Friday!

How much did the pirate pay to get his ears pierced? A buccaneer. I once worked at a cheap pizza shop to get by. I kneaded the dough. My friends

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Blast From The Past

The Brothers “Rebbe Reb”

21 Adar So earlier this year I get a chance to write about Rebbe Reb Zusha and now I get to write about his brother Rebbe Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk

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HAVE WE GONE PAPERLESS?

VOLUME 94 NUMBER 8March 5, 2021ADAR 21, 5781PARSHAS KI SISACandlelighting Time 5:38 PM             When Moshe returned from Mt. Sinai with the two tablets and saw that the nation was

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Jewish Humor

Four jokes for the price of one

An elderly Jewish man faints and is rushed to the nearest hospital. A nurse tucks him into bed and says, “Mr. Schwartzman, are you comfortable?” Schwartzman replies, “I make a

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THERE’S NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW

VOLUME 94 NUMBER 7February 26, 2021ADAR 14, 5780PARSHAS TETZAVEHCandlelighting Time 5:31 PM             Ahron and his sons were installed as the priests for the Mishkan. Special sacrifices were offered on

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Jewish Humor

At the beach

A Jewish grandfather wakes up one sunny Sunday morning and decides it’s a great day to take his grandchildren to the beach. The kids enjoy the day and are playing

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