Avraham and Racheli have four children. He lives in the New York City area, learns in Kollel and manages with a part-time job and his wife's babysitting. He sees that America is a terrible influence on his children, even though they live in a religious neighborhood, but he's afraid that if he comes to Israel, he won't have an income and therefore won't be able to learn. He asks me whether he should make aliya or not. Here's my 6-minute answer, which hopefully dispels a lot of the myths that are going around:
25 posts categorized "Questions and Answers"
Jacqueline notices that we frequently use the word emuna. She asks a simple question and wants to know what emuna is. Here is our 4-minute answer:
Can we talk to Hashem like the prophets did in the old days? Are there still prophets around? Does Hashem talk to us like He did with the prophets?
Lisa has chronic pain and all types of other physical issues, always on the left side of her body. She asks if there is anything she can do about it. There sure is, as we'll see in my 4-minute answer:
A mother asked how to enhance her personal holiness, so that she'll be a positive influence on her children and their level of Torah observance. Here's our 4-minute answer:
A mother with small children is constantly changing diapers and bathing children. Even if her hands aren't always ritually washed, can she still talk to Hashem?
Does a man have to remove his contact lenses or false teeth before immersing in the mikva? Must he observe the same laws of immersion that a woman does? Enjoy our 3-minute answer and have a wonderful Chol Hamoed!