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Don't Just Stand There -- Do Something Holy

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

You have heard this passage from the Talmud many times before -- but it's still true -- one who saves one life is as if they saved an entire world. The funds that you provide will help sustain people in dire need.

Kaparot: Wave Money, Not Chickens

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

I once was enamored of this ancient ritual whereby the sins of a person are symbolically transferred to the chicken, which is then slaughtered and given to the poor to eat. It was exotic. But no more. I find it reprehensible for Jews to behave this way to animals.

Leiby Kletzky Memorial Fund Raises $60K in One Day

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The family of an 8-year-old New York City boy who was abducted and dismembered has set up a website in his honor. The Leiby Kletzky Mem...