On what basis did Abraham prioritize the helping of strangers over talking with God?!The answer is that even greater than talking to God, is to be like God. We are created in the image of God; thus giving is our greatest form of spiritual expression.The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
Dating may also involve two or more people who have already decided that they share romantic or sexual feelings toward each other.
These people will have dates on a regular basis, and they may or may not be having sexual relations.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement.
Abraham achieved great spiritual levels because he emulated God by welcoming guests into his home.
Hachnasat Orchim is one of the mitzvot described in the Talmud (Shabbat 127a), for which we receive the rewards both in this world and in the world to come.
Words cannot restore anyone's loss, but there is truth in the adage that "A sorrow shared is halved." try to be of help to people who are suffering, if only to let them know that I sincerely feel along with them.
With stories and insights, Rabbi Twerski's new book Twerski on Machzor makes Rosh Hashanah prayers more meaningful.
Especially in cases where others have suffered great personal losses, what can we say? Not only do we tend to remain silent, but the awkwardness of keeping silent may cause us to avoid the discomfort of such a situation.