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The Hurricane We’re Ignoring: Ukrainian Jews In Crisis

LifeChanger FSU, seeks out Jewish children living in the most economically repressed areas of Ukraine who are grappling with extreme poverty, neglect, abuse, and overlooked physical and emotional disabilities, and works with the leadership in local Jewish communities to provide frameworks for their housing, education, and healthcare.

Title: The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion

It quotes stories and lessons from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, The Rav, Rav Kook, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and many other luminaries.

Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Everywhere!!

What really makes me smile this time of year is that it usually means a bumper crop of new kosher cookbooks...

The IDF Should Not Safeguard ‘The Peace’

The IDF began to see itself as a police army whose job was to freeze the situation and safeguard “the peace.” In the process of losing its identity, the IDF has also lost the concept of victory. Because if you do not know who you are, you cannot know who your enemy is.

Let’s Just Get This Done!

What better time than now to make a proud, pro-Israel and anti-terrorism decision to move the Embassy to Jerusalem?

Jews Shouldn’t Befriend Qatar

Qatar, a government that sponsor murderers of Jews should not be rewarded. Meetings with Jewish officials, visits by Jews to Qatar, articles by Jews claiming that Qatar might be changing – are rewards Qatar does not deserve

Signals Of Hope

Sometimes Hashem performs tiny miracles that serve only to show His love for us and remind us that He is here with us in our moment of difficulty.

Asking For Advice

If Yosef was so brilliant, how is it possible he overlooked something as elementary as thinking about what his conduct would lead to?

Is A Wife Responsible For Her Husband’s Debts (Even If He Spent All The...

The woman’s defense to the husband’s claim for reimbursement that she merely co-signed the note at his request but did not, in fact, receive any of the borrowed money, will be rejected unless she has a migo.

Avi Mori – My Father, My Teacher

“V’Nafsho keshurah b’nafsho – His [Jacob’s] soul was bound to his [Benjamin’s] soul.” The father’s soul was bound to his son’s. Never forget that, my precious light,” my father said to me. “My soul is forever connected to yours.”

Q & A: A Kohen’s Prayer (Part IV)

Question: Sefer Chareidim (ch. 67) cites a Midrash that Eliyahu once testified that a certain kohen who begged G-d for righteous sons merited to see all of them serve as high priests, and none of them died during his lifetime. Where exactly is this Midrash? Nathan

Travel Expense Allowance

Mr. Muller spoke with some of the senior employees, who traveled often. He heard from them different approaches regarding travel expenses.

Daf Yomi

Siddurim On A Bimah ‘The Heart Of Beis Din Provides For It’ (Shavuos 11a)

Perceptions

The challenge of coming home to a house full of little kids and being barely able to function threatened to overwhelm me.

Halfway Houses (Arei Miklat) (Makkot 11a)

Once inside the ir miklat, the law prohibited the goel hadam from avenging the deceased’s blood.

Improbable Endings And The Defeat Of Despair

Parshat Vayeshev has the form of a Greek tragedy. Judaism is the opposite of tragedy. It tells us that every bad fate can be averted and that despair is never justified; today’s curse may be the beginning of tomorrow’s blessing.

Is The Judicial ‘Resistance’ Worm Turning?

In fact, the lawsuits that led to the lower court stays is only half of the story. The other half is that the plaintiffs forum-shopped.

Relocating the American Embassy In Israel To Its Capital Jerusalem

Major news outlets reported that Arab leaders said that Mr. Trump informed them as much and were venting their anger.

Yehudit

How many of us think of the heroin Yehudit and the heroic act she did to save all the Jewish people, especially the women? This is the story of Yehudit.

The Tragic Life Of Hack Wilson

Wilson had no problem finding whiskey during Prohibition and drank most of his money until his wallet was dry.

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