The Lamp That Goes Out When Its Light Is Done, The Figs That Are Gathered In Their Due Season

What is the difference between the death of the aged and the death of the young? Rabbi Judah says: “When a lamp goes out of itself, it is good for the lamp and good for the wick, for the lamp is not broken and the wick does not form coal; but when men extinguish it, … More The Lamp That Goes Out When Its Light Is Done, The Figs That Are Gathered In Their Due Season

Midrash About Moriah

In the days before the temple was built, two brothers, Shimon and Levi, inherited a large field from their parents. This field was on Mount Moriah, in the heart of the Promised Land. Instead of dividing the land into separate fields, however, the two brothers decided to work the field together. Every morning they got … More Midrash About Moriah

Seek and Find

Rabbi Baruch once found his young son crying. “And why are you crying?” he asked. The boy replied: “my friends and I were playing ‘hide and seek’. When I came my turn to hide, I hid but after a long time in hiding I realized that they stopped looking for me… they forgot all about … More Seek and Find