Why Break a Glass at a Jewish Wedding?

Rabbi Aron Moss The destruction of the Holy Temple has extreme personal relevance. It happened to you. It is true that shattering the glass primarily commemorates the fall of Jerusalem; however, it is also a reminder of another cataclysmic shattering—that of your very own temple, your soul.Before you were born, you and your soulmate were Read More

Jewish world commemorates Yom HaShoah.

Today, the Jewish world commemorated Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, holding memorials and educational activities in communities across the Diaspora and in Israel. Here in Israel Thursday’s commemorations began with the sounding of the Holocaust memorial siren at 10am, which was turned on by eighty six year old July Zelmanowicz, a Ukrainian Read More