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What Have You Done For Me Lately?

26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017
In recognition of the good that was performed in the past we reward this dog with the meat of the animal that he did not protect.

When Built

I can't accept that, said Mr. Mann. If you are not willing to honor the contract, we need to take up the issue in beis din.

Q & A: The Four Parshiyot (Conclusion)

Question: Why there are four special Torah readings between Purim and Pesach? Also, why do we call each of those four Shabbatot by a special name, e.g., Shabbat Shekalim, Shabbat Zachor etc.? Additionally how did the division of weekly parshiyot we read every Shabbat come about? Celia Gluck

Daf Yomi

Hung Out To Dry ‘A Roof With A Parapet 10 Tefachim High Is Not Included’ (Bava Basra 63b-64a)

Where Are The Gedolim Today?

While this is a beautiful illustration of the giving nature of a tzaddik, there is as subtle message here: the man stole a spoon from the Chofetz Chaim. How was that possible?

What Requires A Pesach Certification – And What Does Not

If chametz became mixed with non-chametz on Pesach, the mixture is prohibited on Pesach even if the ratio of the permitted non‑chametz to the forbidden chametz is 1,000 to 1.

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Our first six children had been born in the Holy Land, but ironically every one of them married and set up home in the United States.

Rashi’s Prediction

The UN condemns Israel on a constant basis for crimes it has not committed, and continually attempts to recognize the Palestinian claim to the land (with the exception to the Trump administration as we will shortly discuss).

Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands (Siman 75:8)

So too a person who admits he stole part of the money claimed, or who is confronted by only one witness who testifies to the theft, remains eligible to take an oath.

John Lennon, Helen Shapiro, And The Jews

Our extended family, although not a very orthodox group, was nevertheless totally Jewish in identity and heritage…

Encampments & Journeys

In the sanctuary, the specific domain called “the holy” is where we meet God on His terms, not ours. Yet this too is God’s way of conferring dignity on mankind.

Jerusalem: The Place To Raise Families

The "survey says..." Young people want to stay in Jerusalem. Will the government and municpality make that possible?

Parshas Vayak’hel-Pekudei

25 Adar 5777 – March 22, 2017
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Miles And Miles Of Smiles: An interview with author Gitty Stolik

Humor should not be used to make fun of people. We have to laugh with people, not against them.

Transforming The UN?

Of course, the situation in the West Bank is more complicated, if only because of the constant threat of Arab violence and the need to impose restrictions to contain that violence.

The ‘Resistance’ Confronts The Gorsuch Nomination

The Schumer complaint thus belongs in the political realm rather than judicial decision-making and should be irrelevant to Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation.

Exploring Orthodox Jewish Midwood

In preparation for my new book, The Brooklyn Nobody Knows, I walked most of Brooklyn, 816 miles.

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