Every grave marker we could correct would be an act of justice and a teaching opportunity. And, of course, a chesed shel emet.
Covid-19 has spurred an unprecedented interest in aliyah. Why?
There was a lot of uncertainty, and many people said, “You’re nuts to go!”
The Aliyah Risk Calculator (aliyahresearch.com/calculator/) scientifically measures a family’s likelihood to prosper in Israel based on its strengths and resources as well as its risks
“Mom, there’s a house three doors away from me in the yishuv that’s available! Come to Israel,” she pleaded.
What can we do to help those struggling with the high infrastructural cost of Orthodox life? While we cannot easily resolve the high cost of tuition or housing in our communities, how can we help individuals better navigate the world of personal finance?
Leading career and business experts discuss how to grow your business or career and improve your financial situation.
Zevy Wolman is partnering with the OU to help provide Jewish community members with the tools they need to face their financial challenges head on.
“It’s a major game-changer,” restoring millions of dollars of potentially lost salaries to members of the Orthodox community.
Living within your means and other tips for achieving financial freedom and peace of mind
Why students need to understand budgeting, saving, investing and avoiding debt
A growing number of individuals and organizations are promoting financial literacy to help families get out of debt, change the way they relate to money and attain financial peace.
You can live comfortably in Israel, with the right planning and an open mind
Tips from Israeli financial experts Rifka Lebowitz and Baruch Labinsky
Manufacturers are allowed to label products ‘non-dairy’ even if they contain dairy ingredients.
How did our shtetl foremothers make their Rosh Hashanah meals memorable?
There is no time like the holidays for pulling out all the stops. That said, with fancier food and additional guests, serving beautiful meals can be expensive. What budget-friendly menu choices are available that don’t sacrifice taste or quality?
Misconception: The first son of a levirate1 marriage (yibbum) must be named after the deceased husband/brother. Fact: There is no such requirement, although whether it is allowed, discouraged or encouraged is subject to debate. This misconception may have arisen due to a comment made by Rashi in Bereishit.
Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Piaseczner Rebbe, was known to advise others to practice the same technique: write an angry unsent letter, leave it for a few days, and review it once the anger had subsided.
The Holocaust’s Jewish Calendars is a masterpiece that helps us grasp one of the most fundamental traditional modes of spiritual resistance—the tracking of Jewish time in the ghettos, camps and in hiding.