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Posted on: May 21st, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

There were two pokerfaced police officers standing at our door.

Bechukotai
 

Posted on: May 15th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi David Fohrman

In this week's parsha a stark choice is presented: follow God and live, or abandon Him and die.

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Posted on: May 14th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

She always had a smile, and put her best foot forward – as hard as that might have been.

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Posted on: May 8th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

In fact, if the Mother of the Year Award featured a category for best worrier, I would be a major contender.

Behar
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2014

JudaismParsha

What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?

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Posted on: May 1st, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Put a coin in the Meir Baal Haness box every day and ask Reb Meir Baal Haness to find the lost kallah,” Ella told me.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: May 1st, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

God’s “name” is therefore His standing in the world. Do people acknowledge Him, respect Him, honor Him?

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Parsha Emor
 

Posted on: May 1st, 2014

JudaismParsha

Rabbi Fohrman makes a fascinating argument about how Shabbat works and shows that there are shabbatot in different realms.

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Rabbi Hanoch Teller
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

JudaismColumnsChodesh Tov/Rabbi Hanoch Teller

People expectantly go through their lives awaiting the event that will make them happy.

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Posted on: April 24th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

In disbelief the doctors said it was not their doing but rather a true miracle that such a choleh could survive this illness.

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Posted on: April 24th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

I vowed that when I would grow up, I would speak Yiddish to my kinderlach and I would move to “a place called Crown Heights.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The very act of learning in rabbinic Judaism is conceived as active debate, a kind of gladiatorial contest of the mind.

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Kedoshim
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

Judaism

Rabbi Fohrman explains how the Torah provides the building blocks of true love.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

In Judaism, to be without questions is a sign not of faith, but of lack of depth.

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Posted on: April 14th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Two husbands were there to instruct us in Texas hold ‘em – and we needed them.

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Posted on: April 10th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

As his bomber lost altitude with the ground rushing up, my father remembered his last thought: “How am I going to get out of this?

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Acharei Mot
 

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi David Fohrman

Yom Kippur is called one of the days of awe. What does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins?

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

You perpetuate a transformative event by turning it into a ritual.

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Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Even in the best of times, life is not free of calamity or crisis. But like the well-known Jewish expression goes: “It could be a lot worse.”

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Metzora
 

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

Judaism

while each of us is an individual, we are also part of a larger unit

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