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Obama’s Empowerment Of Iran Coming Home To Roost

One of the IAF planes returning from the attack was shot down by Syria after the IAF had destroyed many Syrian anti-aircraft batteries in the area.

The Russian Indictments

Not to put too fine a point on it, it appears that the Russian indictments are empty gestures.

The Rav On Purim And The Megillah

Megillat Esther is the sole book of Tanach in which God’s name is not mentioned. This too can only be understood as an irony which confirms His pervasive, but hidden, presence.

Tio Benny

My uncles took cover on the bimah, and cries of "Mazel Tov" pierced the air.

Academic And Social Skill Insights #1

It breaks my heart to see my once happy and confident daughter depressed and isolated from her peers.

How To Make A Collaborative Purim

I underestimated how eager my children would be to buy real costumes.

Poverty

When the Almighty saw the man’s struggles, He took pity on him and told Eliyahu Hanavi to give him four zuzim (coins).

Dom Bruno Of Belgium: The Heroic Priest Who Saved 400 Jewish Lives

Dom Bruno was clearly a courageous man, risking his own life to save four hundred Jewish lives, most of them children.

On The Bookshelf

Some of the most famous and important works of literature contain passages and themes that are immodest in nature. May a G-d-fearing Jew read these works for the good they contain, or must he forgo reading them entirely?

Remembering Esterka

Polish history and popular legend credits a beautiful Jewish girl named Esther, or Esterka, with the turn of Jewish fortunes in Poland.

Beyond The Curtain

So long as we are alive, we have the ability to strive for higher and greater levels.

To Plant. To Believe. To Carry On.

'A Tree Grows in Sinai'--and the Jewish Nation is built.

The Rubashkin Saga – X

While we rejoice at the recent release of Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin from prison, the series continues this month and beyond.

Chesed And Rachamim In Our Lives (Part Five)

More eternal wisdom from Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h. This week's column, final installment in a series of 5, considering how to become an agent of chesed (compassion) and rachamim (mercy)-continued from last week.

Kosher Cheese And Milk (Avodah Zarah 29b)

Yet, notwithstanding all of these arguments, cheese manufactured by non-Jews remains prohibited today by the halacha. Why?

Flying Circus

They were genuinely thrilled, but tempered their enthusiasm somewhat with a sobering reality check, “You know he’s flying right into a winter blizzard, right?”

Respecting Past Generations

Standing in the morning on a cold winter day at the Cave of Machpelah, watching all of this unfold before me, I realized the profound and enormous responsibility a Jew has to his past in shaping his behavior in the future.

Q & A: Who Was Achashverosh?

Question: We read in Megillat Esther that the name of the king of Persia who ruled a vast empire that extended from India to Ethiopia was Achashverosh. Who was he? Where did he come from? Fran Hager Brooklyn, NY

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