Light-Hearted Ideas

What’s Light Got To Do With It? Rabbi DovBer Pinson explores why Chanukah is well known as the “Festival of Lights”

Nitzevet, Mother of David: The Bold Voice of Silence

A great article that tells Dovid Hamelech’s early life story and how he became King.

Mikvah During Coronavirus? A Timely Message for Jewish Women

Inspiration and encouragement to fulfill the mitzvah of mikvah during the challenging times of the pandemic.

Tzarich Iyun: Before the Wedding

An interesting and detailed article about the Ashkenazi custom of not seeing each other before the chuppah. Spoiler alert: This is a widespread Ashkenazic practice with little basis in traditional sources.

Intimacy, Chemistry and the Power of Imagination

Distance can rebuild the imagination serving as a powerful tool that can be utilized to build closeness in any relationship.

Natural Options for Halachic Infertility

Halachic Infertility describes the condition of a woman who ovulates before she has been to the mikvah, making marital relations with her husband impossible at the optimal (or perhaps only) time for fertility. A Fertility Consultant who works with halachic infertility discusses several treatment options.

Dividing Lines

Can a new push for a halachically compatible prenup put an end to the tragedy of agunos and often vicious divorce proceedings that drag on endlessly, causing untold pain and hurt?