Among Chasidim, this period is one of teshuvah, fasting, and selichot. And the Jewish Kabbalistic-ethical works talk about this period being one of teshuvah and introspection.
I want to be very clear, though: Almost everybody holds that even if a kohen can attend medical or dental school, he cannot participate in any way shape or form in the actual dissection of a dead body.
In denying a request from an AgriProcessors employee that she recuse herself from his criminal case, Judge Reade did not disclose to him or to Rubashkin’s trial lawyers that she had participated in the planning of the raid.
But it is questions about the treatment of workers that have rocked the industry.
It’s about time, though, that Mr. Abbas and perhaps the Times as well get over their pique at the president’s introduction of a new approach to a problem that has defied all the old ones.
All of this is coming in the context of Mr. Trump’s vow to gut some of the key sweetheart deals the Iranians wangled out of the Obama/Kerry team.
Mingled with laughter came the tears as she described the terrifying fear she endured every month before she opened the envelope with her latest test results.
When your yardstick for measuring pain and discomfort is the Holocaust, it’s difficult to get too upset about life’s minor problems – and that’s what they are.
I wanted to try and begin to understand the unfathomable: How did such evil come about?
And what about the Jewish singles themselves? What are they doing to help alleviate the painful problem of not having found their soulmate?
Think about a really successful person. Do you think this person achieved his or her success with little or no effort?
Her parents provided private tutors for her general education in addition to her Hebrew learning. As a result, she began writing both Russian and Hebrew poetry at a young age.
When the United States opened its doors to new immigrants, both Jews and Catholics responded in large numbers – and soon discovered that old prejudices had immigrated too.
"Yeah. That's… that's why I know it hurts. He pretends it doesn't, he ignores it and all, but… I know it hurts."
Catholics like Father Coughlin weren't the only threat during this period.
She becomes a typical American girl and suppresses all her Holocaust memories, never discussing them even with close friends.
Each one of us has his own role and path - so there is no reason to be jealous of another person.
Learning from Yaakov Avinu the importance of recognizing the "unique" in everyone.
The same nations that condemn us daily in the UN and send money to Hamas and Hizbullah will one day run to Jerusalem to make peace with us.
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