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

26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017
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

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.

Landing On A Different Planet

23 Adar 5777 – March 20, 2017
Total strangers from all over the world opened their hearts and pocketbooks.

Want To Make Good Decisions? Wrap It Up!

Why is it so hard to make decisions? Why do we make so many poor decisions?

Converted Masters; World Famous Masterpieces With a Jewish Twist

Beneath the humor and fun is the depth of emotion oand expression that this artist brings to each canvas.

Rescuing My Family From Yemen

As a Jew in Yemen, you live in your own little bubble and don't associate with the world around you.

Hillel HaZakein

His wife being the prototype of an aishes chayil hurried and diligently prepared a truly delicious meal, fit for the finest table.

How To Clean For Pesach Right Now

I find that the best way to get things done is not to push things off.

Le Pen Erases America’s Role In Winning The World Wars

21 Adar 5777 – March 19, 2017
Le Pen may well win the France's upcoming elections. If so, Trump's first meeting with her should be a review of America's contributions in both World Wars, notably the liberation of France in WWII

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