NOT MEANT FOR ANGELS- A Midrash for Shavuot

Rabbi Joshua Ben Levi told this Midrash. When Moses went up to heaven, the angels said to God, “What is a human being doing here?” God said to them, “He has come to receive the Torah.” The angels asked, “Is it the precious hidden treasure which you hid nine hundred and seventy-four generations before the […]

Come Experience Shavuot Holiday with Us

 Shavuot evening will begin this Tuesday evening. We invite you to join us for a Tikkun Leil Shavuot and all night study and celebration of Torah on Wednesday and Thursday.  The schedule for Shavuot will be as the follows:  Tuesday Mincha & Arravit: 7:00 p.m. Limud Leil Shavuot: Begins at 11:00p.m. will continue all night with refreshments and […]

Learning on Shavuot night

On the first night of Shavuot (this year Tuesday night, May 18, 2010), Jews throughout the world observe the centuries-old custom of conducting an all-night vigil dedicated to Torah learning, and preparation for receiving the Torah anew the next morning. One explanation for this tradition is that the Jewish people did not rise early on […]

Shavuot 5770 / 2010

In addition to the regular festival prayers on Shavuot morning, there are three special highlights.  First, the Torah reading on the first day is the Revelation of the Ten Commandments.  The second is the reading of Akdamot, liturgical poems of the loyalty of the Jews to the Torah.  Third, on the second day of Shavuot, […]

Only 15% of kosher consumers say they buy kosher food because of religious rules.

More People Choosing Kosher for Health By KAREN BARROW An ancient diet has become one of the hottest new food trends. A growing number of supermarket shoppers are going kosher — not for religious reasons, but because they are convinced the foods are safer and better for health. Kosher foods, which must meet a number […]

Bamidbar: Why Give the Torah in the Desert?

One of the all-time classic questions has been: Why give Torah in the desert? Aside from all the meanings accorded to Mt. Sinai, and all the lessons we can learn from the fact that G-d came down over this “humble” mountain and gave His Torah here, still, a holy Torah ought to be given in […]

Shabbat with the Baal Shem Tov

“When your brother becomes impoverished, and cannot support himself in the community, you must come to his aid.” (Behar 12:3) The Baal Shem Tov sent a group of his closest Chassidim on a mission to a distant town. On their arrival, they went to pay their respects to the Rabbi of the town, who was […]

A GLATT KOSHER HOT DOG AT THE GAME!

Strikly Kosher Inc. is now operating Glatt kosher food stands at Yankee Stadium, Giants Stadium and the Izod Center offering Glatt Kosher hot dogs, knishes and various snacks. Hashgacha is under the Vaad Harabonim of Queens. Stand locations are below. Enjoy! Yankees Stadium Located: Section 321 Behind home plate;Section 214-A;Section 110 Gate 6;Bleachers 238-239 Next […]