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A Stitch In Time

21 Heshvan 5775 – November 13, 2014
So why was she forever unceremoniously dumping them in the library after the long school day was over and virtually all the other students and staff members had already gone home?

On Judaism And Islam

Between Judaism and Islam there can be friendship and mutual respect as Abraham loved both his sons.

The Apartment Locator

14 Heshvan 5775 – November 6, 2014
Several months ago, I made a serious effort to find an apartment in the "better" area but, alas, the rents were too high. I felt that I was stuck where I was.

Girl Of Valor

7 Heshvan 5775 – October 30, 2014
“My mother raised us to independence, all of us,” Rivka says, which certainly plays itself out in the fact that all three children have taken a different path.

Miracles Large And Small

30 Tishri 5775 – October 23, 2014
Surprisingly, my husband and one son arrived home over half-an-hour earlier than usual. I excitedly shared my perfect-timing story, but my better half one upped me easily.

Babel, Then And Now

The Babel story is the 2nd in a 4-act drama that's unmistakably a connecting thread of Bereishit

A Humbling Lesson (Part V)

29 Tishri 5775 – October 22, 2014
A humble person who achieves a position of prominence will utilize the standing to benefit others.

Getting Real

22 Tishri 5775 – October 15, 2014
To the surprise of our protectzia-invested acquaintances, my family has thrived in our daled amos without that amenity, b’ezras Hashem.

The Need For The Beginning

21 Tishri 5775 – October 14, 2014
The emphasis on choice, freedom and responsibility is a most distinctive features of Jewish thought.
Sukkot Shantytown

What is the Meaning Behind the Hoshanot Prayers on Sukkot?

20 Tishri 5775 – October 13, 2014
The Torah emphasizes the joy of Sukkot, for after a season of labor, we celebrate our prosperity.

Perfect Planning

15 Tishri 5775 – October 8, 2014
All the way to the airport I could only think of what if …

The Uniqueness Of Sukkot

Sukkot's duality is that it's the most universalistic and the most particularistic of all festivals

The Siyum That Ended The War

9 Tishri 5775 – October 2, 2014
Throughout the war, Akiva had several brief furloughs home, and each time exchanged whichever mishnayos volume he had finished for the next in the series.

The Cry On Yom Kippur

When we cry from the heart, someone listens; When we cry on Yom Kippur, God hears us.

The Virtues Of Judaism

1 Tishri 5775 – September 24, 2014
Who am I? What are the most important things in my life? What do I want to be remembered for? If, as a purely...

The Tipping Point

29 Elul 5774 – September 23, 2014
Why am I getting so agitated? And look how we’re treating each other!

A Humbling Lesson (Part IV)

24 Elul 5774 – September 18, 2014
“he’s my rabbi” the Black painter said with pride, pulling out a photo of the Rebbe from his wallet

The Fourteenth Principle

Simply, for Rambam the number 14 (2x7) was his favored organizing principle.

A Tick To Remember

This young, innocent child gave me a powerful, warm surge of energy and strength.

A Nation Of Storytellers

17 Elul 5774 – September 11, 2014
Torah isn't a theological treatise or a metaphysical system but a series of stories linked over time

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