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A Rebbe And His Talmid

By Editor - Sephardic.com Jun 28, 2022 06:00 AM
The Gemorah in Chulin brings down the following Midrash. Hashem first made the sun and the moon of equal size. The moon said to Hashem &ldqu...

The Reason For Sitting In a Sukkah

By Editor - Sephardic.com Sep 19, 2021 06:00 AM
The Gemorah tells us a Machlokes between Rebbe Akiva and Rebbe Eliezer regarding the reason why we sit in a Sukkah. Rebbe Akiva says that it...

Purim Q&A with Rabbis Hayim and Moshe Arking

By Rabbi Hayim Arking Mar 13, 2022 06:00 AM
Mahasit Hashekel “It was revealed before the Creator of the World that in the future Haman would weigh out shekalim to Ahashverosh...

Ta'anit Esther: What You Should Know

By Rabbi Hayim Arking Mar 15, 2022 06:00 AM
When we were faced with a great war orchestrated by Haman to destroy every Jew on the fourteenth of Adar, a fast day was enacted by Mordech...

Don't Mention It

By Congregation Magen Abraham Aug 09, 2022 11:26 AM

A Place Called Purim

By Congregation Magen Abraham Aug 09, 2022 11:23 AM

Free At Last

By Congregation Magen Abraham Aug 09, 2022 11:21 AM

Elijah’s Light

By Congregation Magen Abraham Aug 09, 2022 11:18 AM

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By Rabbi Yaakov Bender Aug 05, 2022 06:11 AM

The Satan and Yom Kippur - Emor

By Editor - Sephardic.com Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
There is a very difficult Gemorah in Yoma. The Gemorah says that Eliyahu said to Rav Yehudah, &ldquo...

No Need to Make Purim a Whole Megillah!

By Sephardic News Mar 13, 2022 06:00 AM
Pictured Above: First chapter of a hand-written scroll of the Book of Esther, with reader's...

A Ba’al Teshuvah Is Greater Than a Tzaddik

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
Rabbi Moshe Cordevero, z”l writes that God’s character is unlike that of mankind. After ...

Teshuvah Brings About Closeness to God

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
If Teshuvah is motivated by love for God, then the most severe transgression is now considered a mit...

Teshuvah: Uprooting the Desire Equals Uprooting the Deed

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
The Ramchal (Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto), z”l explains in his work Mesillat Yesharim that the ...

Why We Fast on Tzom Gedaliah

By Shelly Greenstein - Forman Sep 08, 2021 06:00 AM
Many Jewish people are all familiar with the minor fast day that comes swiftly after the Rosh Hashan...

The Enormity of the Concept of Repentance

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 05, 2021 06:00 AM
The Chassidic Rebbe, Rabbi Tzadok HaKohen of Lublin, zt”l explains that the commandments of th...

Sins Endanger Lives, Repentance Saves Them

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 05, 2021 06:00 AM
Rabbi Moshe Cordovero, zt”l writes in Tomer Devorah that each sin which a person performs crea...

Teshuvah for a Person Who Sins Repeatedly

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 05, 2021 06:00 AM
Our teacher, the former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, the genius, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, zt”l ...

Reciting Anenu in Arbit Before a Fast Day

By Mr. Morris Arking Dec 12, 2021 06:00 AM
The Gemara in Masekhet Shabbat (24a) quotes a Tosefta: Yamim She-En Bahen Qorban Musaf K’gon S...