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Daf Yomi

Don’t Tread On Me ‘If One Consulted A Sage, He May Not Consult Another’ (Avodah Zarah 7a)

The Succor Of Suffering

For all the good we hopefully do in the world, we often come up lacking; our prayers are distracted, we're a bit short with the beggar, we sometimes slip with our tongues.

Encouragement

We know that the measure of goodness is greater than that of punishment.

Should The Chazzan Say ‘Ga’al Yisrael’ Out Loud? (Part IV)

Question: In the course of my travels, I have discovered that some chazzanim say “Ga’al Yisrael” right before Shemoneh Esreh aloud while others say it with their voices fading. Is one practice correct and the other incorrect? M. Goldman

Why Do We Light Shabbos Candles?

What growth can we achieve through the mitzvah of lighting special candles for Shabbos? What lesson does Hashem want us to learn from this mitzvah?

Jerusalem’s Airplane Hill: Construction Flight Aborted

The monster called "American and European pressure" showed up – and shot down the Givat HaMatos building project, once again. Why is the large Givat HaMatos housing project so significant and important?

Chesed And Rachamim In Our Lives (Part One)

More eternal wisdom from Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h. This week considering how to become an agent of chesed (compassion) and rachamim (mercy).

10 Thoughts On The President And The ‘[Expletive] Countries’

There are few filters between Trump’s mind and mouth--it's his appeal and his weakness. I wish Trump’s tweets and comments were as un-P.C. as they are now but stated in a sophisticated way. I also wish that cheesecake were not fattening

The Six-Point Agreement And The Yom Kippur War

Though ostensibly jointly drafted by the United States, Egypt, and Israel, the Kilometer 101 Agreement was criticized by supporters of Israel as driven by the United States and directed by Egypt with Russian prompting.

Beautiful People

Throughout the years of taking care of such a special needs child I believe that he understands all that is going on, he just doesn’t have the ability to express himself. And I was determined to make him as happy as I could.

Doses Of Reality

As we see it, President Trump’s moves reflected not favoritism but a hard-eyed nod to realism as the basis for serious peace negotiations.

Taking The Iran Menace Seriously

New provisions, unlike the current deal, not have an expiration date; that Iranian non-compliance would trigger automatic resumption of American sanctions...

Who Is A True Zionist?

About a thousand years ago, a large group of Yemenite Jews decided to leave the diaspora. One cannot imagine the hardships these pioneers encountered.

The Parenting Balancing Act

It is important to set high expectations, but they should be tied to effort and not results. Therefore, as a parent, you should always praise effort, and never praise results.

Jews Of Lebanon

As the political situation in the neighboring Arab countries grew more precarious, Jews from Iran, Iraq and Syria began making their way to Lebanon.

Savory With A Touch Of Sweet

Pure maple syrup is so versatile – it can be used in cookies, cakes, meat and poultry, and even on waffles, too.

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