Yosef Meystel - Philanthropist and Community Leader

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The Tefillin: what it is, how it is worn and what does it mean

We have talked about many Jewish garments and traditions and what do they mean for the Jewish community. This time we are going to take a look at the Tefillin. Yosef Meystel took Read More
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The most important Jewish symbols

Judaism is considered the oldest religion between the three main monotheistic creeds, which are Judaism, Christianism, and Islam. Since its foundation, this religion has been full Read More
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In Observance of the Milah as a Jewish Sign

There are many important dates that all Jews should celebrate, as well as there are some important rituals that need to take place for a Jew to mark its relationship with God. SomeRead More

About Yosef Meystel

The Hebrew word for charity, “tzedakah,” serves as a useful reflection of Yosef Meystel’s dedication to philanthropy. While the English word “charity” tends to suggest a gracious act above and beyond the norm, tzedakah is meant as an everyday part of life, and the word has its roots in broader concepts like fairness and righteousness.… Continue Reading

Philanthropy

Charity and its meaning for the Jewish community

Charity and its meaning for the Jewish community

Almost all of us give to charity in one way or another, either by giving directly to charity or by leaving a bit of money for any cause at the supermarket bill, even when we give a coin on the streets to somebody in need and even when we are kind to other people that… Read More…

Jewish Teachings on Poverty, Wealthy and Charity

Jewish Teachings on Poverty, Wealthy and Charity

Historically, people have always wondered why Jewish people are so rich or why they are so successful in the business world. There are many reasons that make this possible and support the reality of this outstanding community. One powerful idea is that Jews don’t believe that poverty is necessary to be happy or stay away… Read More…

Some teachings about money from Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

Some teachings about money from Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

The concept of money is as old as trading can be. Once the currency concept was born everything started to revolve around this concept of using money in exchange for goods. Money is just something that is part of our lives, whether we want it or not; whether we want to be rich or just… Read More…

Education

The most important Jewish symbols

The most important Jewish symbols

Judaism is considered the oldest religion between the three main monotheistic creeds, which are Judaism, Christianism, and Islam. Since its foundation, this religion has been full of different symbols and signs, representing and expressing the multiple commandments and directives of Judaism. In addition, some of these elements, have a very important history, due to the… Read More…

In Observance of the Milah as a Jewish Sign

In Observance of the Milah as a Jewish Sign

There are many important dates that all Jews should celebrate, as well as there are some important rituals that need to take place for a Jew to mark its relationship with God. Some of these rituals include the Bar Mitzvah for males and the Bat Mitzvah for females. But, Yosef Meystel knows that there is… Read More…