Why the month of Iyar is a time for us to work on improving respect for others.
The two names of the second month of the Hebrew calendar are Iyar and Ziv. Both are related to light. Iyar (אִיָיר ) is cognate to the word “light” (אוֹר ). Ziv (זִיו ), which means “splendor” or “brilliance,” is one of the 13 synonyms for light in Hebrew. Both names allude to the special light that shines in this second month of the Jewish calendar.
What is "Pesach Sheni"?
How to train your mind to be positive.
Pres. Zelensky joins a long list of amazing Ukrainian Jews who have made the world a better place.
The people of Mariupol understood they were living on a powder keg. On the Ukraine side of the makeshift border with the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic, Mariupol has been a flashpoint since 2014. That’s why, when Russia invaded Ukraine six weeks ago, Mariupolites thought they were better prepared than most. They thought they knew what to expect. Tragically, they were wrong.
The Passover Seder is a powerful process, taking each participant from slavery to freedom. This year, make your Seder table personally relevant and transformational with the 15 Steps to Personal Freedom Seder Guide.
Mega-seders and home deliveries require many tons of shmurah matzah, wine and other staples
“If not for you, I would be dead,” were her first words to me after I told her who was calling. It had been more than 40 years since the last time we spoke.
Although you may not be able to change your situation, you can choose greatness within your situation.