Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: October 2nd, 2016
Goldman's fight against the entire military establishment was stressful yet, oddly, exhilarating. He felt the Almighty was tapping him on the shoulder, whispering, “I want you to pull this off for Me”
Posted on: September 2nd, 2016
Law-abiding, mild-mannered, Rabbi Dr. (Psychology) Simcha Goldman was unprepared to obey the direct order of his commander that he could NOT wear his yarmulke outside the hospital. Strike 2 on Goldman
Posted on: August 5th, 2016
Dr. Goldman went from testifying as an expert witness to being the defendant. Could it have been because of his yamulke?
Posted on: July 1st, 2016
Mitchell Geller was inducted as a Jewish chaplain; a rabbi and a beard go hand in hand. To tell a rabbi to take off his beard would be akin to telling a Catholic Father to remove his collar.
Posted on: June 5th, 2016
The story of Air Force Chaplain Rabbi Geller's options concerning his beard: "Either you go to the barber shop or you go to jail."
Posted on: May 6th, 2016
It is quite a mind-shift to look at your life from the future. This entails thinking about your greatest legacy, how will one be remembered?
Posted on: April 8th, 2016
This Torah family, despite being in mourning, truly understood the value of every act and how it could change the world.
Posted on: March 11th, 2016
At its worst, nearly 200,000 'fare-beaters' daily entered NY City's transit system without paying
Posted on: February 4th, 2016
How the "Broken Windows Theory" helped solve graffiti on NYC subways and led to a more orderly NYC.
Posted on: January 10th, 2016
A person's environment can work for the good or the bad; but it works more powerfully for the bad.
Posted on: December 11th, 2015
No year will exceed the seminary year in influencing the development of these young women.
Posted on: November 12th, 2015
Chanukah teaches the secret that greatness is how you respond-It’s how you fight&sacrifice for RIGHT
Posted on: October 11th, 2015
Though the Yale 5 lost the case and appeal, they ultimately won: Yale became flexible about housing
Posted on: September 10th, 2015
The Yale 5 became the cause célèbre of liberals who maligned & conservatives who triumphed the cause
Posted on: August 16th, 2015
The Yale 5 were treated liked pariahs by their fellow Jewish students; their beliefs rejected
Posted on: July 16th, 2015
Since the students knew the housing rules in advance they should not have picked Yale hoping for an exception in their instance.
Posted on: June 11th, 2015
Yale argued living on campus meant living in the "real world," with its complexities and challenges
Posted on: May 14th, 2015
I felt terror posing questions to Rav Elyashiv doing so only twice in the 9 years I was in his shiur
Posted on: April 16th, 2015
In a cab with Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach & Rav Elayshiv discussing if/when to say tefillas haderech
Posted on: March 19th, 2015
Rav Elyashiv favored books about gedolim with 2 caveats: accuracy; and no distasteful elements
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