About the Author

Yehuda Appel

Born in New York City, Yehuda Appel was director for many years of Aish HaTorah’s Discovery Program in Jerusalem before founding Aish Cleveland in 1990. In addition to his teaching and administrative responsibilities in Cleveland, his recent focus has been establishing Aish programs on college campuses throughout the Midwest. Yehuda is married to noted speaker Hannah Appel and they have eight children.

How Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray Kept One Man Alive

Nothing was going to keep Richard Wade from seeing Murray join the 3000 hit club. Not even cancer.

Parsha: Showing Favoritism to Children

Why there is no place for showing favoritism to one child.

Parsha: Spiritual Passion

Do we run to Torah the way we run for pizza?

Parsha: Jacob's Elderly Appearance

Jacob's life was shortened as a result of his complaint.

Parsha: Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams

Understanding Joseph’s sudden rise to power.

Parsha: Dying a Good Death

Faced with the news of his imminent demise, Moses picks his successor.

Parsha: Retirement

Judaism places enormous respect on the elderly.

Parsha: Saving Others Embarrassment

The Torah emphasizes the importance of never causing another person the pain of embarrassment.

Parsha: All About Dogs

The role of dogs in Jewish lore.

Parsha: The Holiness of Hebron

Understanding Hebron's place in Jewish thought.

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