As the Talmud itself says, the episode of the rebellious son never happened. So why did God include it in the Torah? 

United with Israel’s rabbinic director weighs in on lighting Shabbat candles in zero-gravity, discussing the unique requirements and opportunities posed by Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe’s groundbreaking holiday in outer space. By Pesach Benson, United With Israel Fire doesn’t burn in zero-gravity the way it does on Earth, so how will Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe light... Read more »

Every morning a Jew should wake up and feel fortunate to have the Torah and the opportunity to observe its commandments. We remember this even more so on Shavuot.

This moving story of a Shabbat miracle teaches two lessons - one spiritual, the other on physical safety.