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An Unlikely Hero

Sousa Mendes told Rabbi Kruger that he also had a large family and wanted to help the Kruger family.

Telling The Truth in Lithuania

We are opening doors for the students. Telling them to look at the world they didn't know about and asking them to think about it.

Honor Your Father And Mother

Making sure he did not awaken his father, he returned to the room where the sages sat and said, I am afraid that I cannot sell you the gem.

Back Away Slowly

Yes, let's blame refrigerators.

Dear Dr. Yael

My mother-in-law and I have had our problems since the beginning of our marriage.

In Remembrance Of A Hero

She taught us, by example, not just how to survive, but to thrive.

The Daughters Of Zelophechad (Bava Batra 119b)

The case of yibum concerns the married man who dies without leaving any sons.

The Will To Live

It was a year of Torah learning, a year of fostering new friendships, a year of encounters with diverse educators and personalities, a year of becoming more attached to the land, and a year of relative innocence.

Hating The Jews

One reason commonly cited for anti-Semitism is simply jealousy.

Migo

Migo applies in a case that a person, usually the defendant, states a weak claim, one that would not ordinarily be believed...

The Purpose Of Terror

Given the potential for kaparah, we must understand how to properly utilize this time of Bein Hametzarim, which begins in a month’s time.

To Be A Twin

Who are these twins and what are we supposed to learn from them? If we can answer this question, we will know our job for this time of the year.

Memorial Day In America: What A Disgrace

Isn’t Memorial Day supposed to be a day of remembrance, mourning, and reflection? A day to pay tribute to the hundreds of thousands of brave men and women who lost their lives fighting for America?

Daf Yomi

What Pidyon Haben? ‘To Me, Daughters Are Dearer Than Sons’ (Bava Basra 141a)

Azerbaijan’s Inspiring Example

I wandered the streets of the predominantly Muslim country of Azerbaijan wearing my kippah. I wasn’t met with stares or ugly words--rather I was accepted and greeted with kindness.

Q & A: Standing During Chazarat Hashatz (Part IV)

Question: Is one obligated to stand while the shliach tzibbur repeats the Shemoneh Esreh? I have observed that some people stand during the whole repetition of the Amida while others sit most of the time. Menachem

The Origin Of The Shevuat Heiset (Siman 75:17)

It is upon the plaintiff to bring the required evidence to prove his case.

Will Trump Follow Through On Palestinian Incitement?

Reviving the Trilateral Committee on Incitement is no solution unless the committee begins its work with a clear definition of what constitutes "incitement."

Leadership Beyond Despair

We identify with the heroes of the Bible because, despite their greatness, they never cease to be human, nor do they aspire to be anything else. Hence the phenomenon of which the sedra of Beha’alotecha provides a shattering example: the vulnerability of some of the greatest religious leaders of all time, to depression and despair.

Peace At Home And Among Our People (Part Three)

The eternal wisdom of Rebbetzin Jungreis (a”h)< This week the conclusion on making peace and fostering it in our families, our communities, and our people.

Jerusalem: A Consensus Issue At Last

Jerusalem is a consensus issue and I recently hung the proof on the Old City walls: The Jerusalem Declaration, an initiative to secure grassroots support for keeping Jerusalem united under permanent Israeli control

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