Dr. Asael Lubotzky lost his leg in the Lebanon war and tells over his inspiring story.
Tammuz is the fourth month, it always has 29 days, its zodiac is cancer
What can happen when we see everything as being fully within our grasp and under our control.
The fast of the 17th of the Hebrew month of Tammuz, known as Shivah Asar B’Tammuz, is the start of a three-week mourning period for the destruction of Jerusalem and the two Holy Temples.
The fast actually commemorates five tragic events that occurred on this date.
It took me more than two years to start healing from my heartbreak. Long after, I discovered a life changing idea—shvira, the Hebrew word for “brokenness.” It goes entirely against how our society usually views suffering and is wonderfully expressed in a saying by the 19th-century Chassidic sage Rabbi Menachem Mendel Morgenstern, known as the Kotzker Rebbe. “There is nothing more complete than a broken heart.” In other words, your heart is more complete now that it’s broken. How can that be?
Will I ever heal?Will the heaviness ever lift? Will the heaviness ever lift? How many times have I looked out over the ocean from these cliffs and prayed, “Please G‑d, let me have a child.”
Rapper. Football star. Lawyer. Businessman. African-American. Observant Jew.
Zecharya Yishai Dovid Levine is a polymath who defies labeling.
Zecharya, age 37, wears a kippah and tzitzit, studies Torah and prays every day. He is also taking the Jewish music scene by storm with a prodigious output of Jewish-themed rap music under the moniker L’Chaim OG (Original Geshmacht).
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The Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—passed away on the third day of the Jewish month of Tammuz in the year 5754 from creation (June 12, 1994).
Traditionally, this is a day for reflection, learning, prayer, re-commitment and, above all, positive action.
This year 3rd Tammuz is observed on Shabbos, Jul 6,2019