Stories

R. Paysach J. Krohn relates in his Around the Maggid’s Table the following story, which he heard from R. Yissachar Frand of Baltimore. Two people had a violent argument about […]

Shivchei Ha’ari is a well known book containing legends and stories regarding the life and activities of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, the great mysticist of sixteenth century Safed. Born in Jerusalem, Luria spent […]

The fast of the tenth of Tevet which occurs these days has been declared by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel as a day of reciting the Kaddish in memory of […]

Meorot HaDaf HaYomi is a weekly newsletter devoted to the Daf Yomi. The newsletter, which is published in Bnei Brak, features Halachic problems and decisions relating to he Dappim studied by […]

Several years ago, on the occasion of Purim, I cited in this column a story from Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn’s , The Maggid Speaks, that is often related by Rabbi […]