Ask the Rabbi: When Will the Third Temple be Built?

Ask the Rabbi: When Will the Third Temple be Built?

Great philosophers have long debated the age-old question: Which came first: the chicken or the egg? The Jews have had a similar ancient argument: Will the Third Temple be built before the Messiah arrives or will it be built after the Messiah comes? Rabbi Tuly Weisz...
Isaac and Rebekah

Isaac and Rebekah

Genesis tells that Rebekah married Isaac and he loved her greatly. She comforted him when Sarah, his mother, died.   Isaac and Rebekah birthed two sons – Esau, father of the Edomites and the Amalekites, and Jacob. After wrestling with God, Jacob changed his...
Word Study: Ahavah – “Love”

Word Study: Ahavah – “Love”

Let’s talk about ahavah (love), Biblical style! This video explores the various ways the Hebrew authors used the word “love.” There are many stories of love in the Bible. Biblical love depicts God as the ultimate source and goal of all human...
Biblical Art: The Love of Naomi and Ruth

Biblical Art: The Love of Naomi and Ruth

Artist Chana Helen Rosenberg writes on Chabad.org, “Ruth was so dedicated to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and to G‑d, that she did not want to go back to Moab, rather to go with Naomi to Bethlehem, as shown in this famous passage (which is the inspiration for my...