Search Results "Ohr Hachaim"
Donation to a Bet Knesset from a non-religious person
Question: We received a very generous donation to our bet Knesset for someone who is not religious at all. Knowing him he has probably transgressed the whole Torah right and left. Is it permitted to use this money for the Bet Haknesset?
A cracked Netillat Yadayim cup
Question: Rabbi I am writing again I made a mistake. The cup I asked about last question didn’t have a hole but was cracked and glued together. Was I allowed to use it?
Length of days
Why is it that people in the torah lived longer than people usually live today? Thank you!
9 Facts About the Ohr HaChaim in Honor of his Yohrzeit
Learning his books can bring salvation
What is the purpose of the foreskin (orlah)?
I know beyond all shadow of a doubt that G-d did not create anything in vain (that is, everything has a purpose, it seems to me that such a statement exists in the Talmud). So why did G-d create man with a foreskin which has to be removed 8 days after birth? Does the foreskin have a purpose at all for the fetus? Is it intended to distinguish humans from other animals (for only man has it)? Does the Gemara have an explanation for it?
Saved From the Lion’s Den
A Story of The Ohr HaChaim’s miracle in the lion’s den
The Ohr Hachaim - An Exclusive Pair of Tefillin
What happened to the tefillin of Rabbi Chaim ibn Attar after he passed away?
The Anniversary of the Holy Ohr Hachaim’s Death
The "Ohr Hachaim" commentary and its author won the admiration of all Torah scholars, but especially those from the chassidic movement. Why did he call his commentary on the Torah, "Ohr Hachaim"? A portrait of Rabbi Chaim ben Attar