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Report: President Trump to Expose ‘Indefensible’ Iran Deal Documents

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That Was Just a Drill

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Illegal Netanyahu Gold Statue to Be Removed from Tel Aviv Square

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Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo

The book of Bereishit keeps Halacha under control. It restricts and regulates it, and ensures that it will not wreak havoc.

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: December 1st, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

I had heard about these cousins a lot through the years. They lived together in Manhattan.

Teller-Rabbi-Hanoch-NEW
 

Posted on: November 25th, 2016

JudaismColumnsChodesh Tov/Rabbi Hanoch Teller

The ongoing saga of the yarmulke wearing Dr. Simcha Goldman and the US Air Force

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: November 24th, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

After their short rest upstate, catching a few short hours of sleep, the father and son-in-law started the trek home.

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Posted on: November 24th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Neither Abraham nor Sarah had an easy life. They faced trials testing their faith, yet Rashi says Sarah’s years were equal in goodness and the Torah says Abraham had been blessed with everything-Why?

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Posted on: November 17th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Why the binding? Why put Abraham and Sarah through the agony of thinking that the son for whom they have waited for so long is about to die? We cherish what we wait for and what we most risk losing.

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

I hurried downstairs and dialed my husband again. Baruch Hashem this time he answered right away.

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo
 

Posted on: November 13th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo

In biblical days, the prophets were astir while the world was sleeping. Today, the world is astir while the synagogues are sleeping. Blessed are the young people who are waking up.

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Posted on: November 11th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The most influential man who ever lived, does not appear on any list I have seen of the hundred most influential men in history. He ruled no empire, commanded no army, His name, of course, is Abraham

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

I explained to him that Hashem does not give a person something to deal with that they cannot handle.

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

I teach our students that nothing happens by chance and certainly that includes a raffle drawing. Hashem is running the world and everything that happens in it.

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Posted on: November 3rd, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

What happened to Robert Najberg’s mother? I have no clue; I can’t find any information.

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Posted on: November 3rd, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Edy turned around and saw that her sister was trapped underneath the trolley that had rolled on top of her.

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Posted on: October 30th, 2016

JudaismColumnsChodesh Tov/Rabbi Hanoch Teller

The Air Force’s defense was that the Constitution only protected a genuine religious law; not a personal preference. Wearing a yarmulke, they argued, was not the law.

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

To not keep Shabbos and not honor her parents seemed too much of a price to pay for a job she didn’t really like.

Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

With nothing pressing on their duty roster, Rabbi Avi was convinced by the boys to try to catch fish at the river nearby.

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo
 

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo

I believe that the Torah is often morally, deeply, and deliberately flawed, and that furthermore, God Himself intentionally made it flawed. It is the latter issue that I will discuss in this essay.

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo
 

Posted on: October 23rd, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo

The possibility of chidushm - looking into the same text with new eyes - is crucial. The call for new interpretations, not just repeating what has been said, is fundamental to genuine Torah learning

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Posted on: October 21st, 2016

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Despite our age difference and the fact that they were newly married and we were expecting our fourth child, the newcomers and us hit it off well.

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Posted on: October 21st, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Sukkot is the most universalistic of all festivals. At the same time, however, it is the most particularist of festivals. When we sit in the sukkah, we recall Jewish history

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