12/19/2017

Chanukah Reflection: The Servant

BS”D I dedicate these divrei Torah: L’ilui nishmas (to elevate the souls) of Aliza bas Sarah ob”m and her three children, taken too soon in a fire accident just a few days ago… As a Refuah Sheleima […]
12/11/2017

Chanukah Poem by Chaya Mushka Kievman

BS”D A darkness swept into the land, Yevanim tried to assimilate us and The Torah to make us forget, But the flame of Emunah flickered on yet. They oppressed us, They defiled our Mikdash, Yet […]
11/13/2017

THALIA’S LEGACY – The Story and Song

BS”D Shalom everyone!  Today on JGU, we present to you a gift of legacy.  The lyrical words you see below, and the song you can listen to, is the legacy of Thalia Hakin A”H.  Thalia was a […]
09/28/2017

Light: A Mother’s Prayer by Vicky O’Brien

BS”D By Vicky O’Brien in memory of her son Meir a”h, who was taken too young at 20 years old. ******************************** Please do not extinguish the light. That is my sincere prayer. We will fight […]
05/21/2017

A Candle in Someone’s Heart by Leah Amzalak

BH Light a candle in someone’s heart. Lighting a candle in a heart means lighting up someone’s neshama (soul). You can do that by teaching them about Torah and mitzvot. That will take us out […]
05/17/2017

Shabbos Light by Dalia Paluch

BH Shabbos is such a special gift Jews have. It gives you a chance to do mitzvot. There is more to Shabbos than keeping it. It’s the special thought of your being proud of yourself […]
03/10/2017

Purim: The Hidden

BH Today’s post is dedicated as an ilui neshama for Sarah Zucker. Hi everyone, Good Shabbos, and Freilechen Purim! A hidden King, a hidden queen, a hidden life, a hidden scheme. A hidden light, a hidden […]
01/31/2017

The Promise in Our Lights by Nora Yagolnitser

One More Light Essay Competition Winner My hands glide over my Shabbos light, looping lazily above it in wide circles that near the flame with a growing touch of anticipation. They edge closer, draw back, dance […]
12/11/2015

Happy Chanukah!

  Happy Chanukah, everyone! The festival of lights is upon us, nearly over, but not quite. And what better way to commemorate this beautiful holiday, filled with meaning and a happiness, than to share some beautiful music […]
04/01/2015

Shine Your Light – by Rivka Leah Cylich – Velkovitch

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