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A Humbling Lesson (VII)

4 Tevet 5775 – December 25, 2014
Reb Shlomo Zalman could not endure honorifics applied to him because of his enormous humility

A Fine Lawyer

She was determined that the Law class was Dina’s best chance of finding a husband, and that was the real reason she wanted her to go to college.

May His Name Be Called in Israel…

But who would have ever guessed that Hashem would unlock the key to the birth on same day as the English anniversary of our wedding.

Gila’s Miracle Baby

27 Kislev 5775 – December 18, 2014
In a way that decision was the first in a series of miracles with which Hashem blessed us.

Hakaras Hatov Can Save Lives

20 Kislev 5775 – December 11, 2014
And so it was that both those women whose lives had been saved in Yerushalayim only about a month earlier, were now in a Manhattan hospital with the woman who inadvertently had helped save their lives.

A Tale Of Two Women

Tamar’s conduct bears an uncanny resemblance to Ruth's; virtuous outsiders at the margins of society

The Healing Power Of Chicken Soup

13 Kislev 5775 – December 4, 2014
When I pulled up at their house, my worst fears were confirmed.

Jacob’s Destiny, Israel’s Name

A Jew is an iconoclast, born to challenge the idols of the age,whatever the idols, whatever the age.

The Guided Limousine

6 Kislev 5775 – November 27, 2014
Yet, ultimately, looking back, these “setbacks” turned out to be really for the patient’s best – for the good.

When The “I” Is Silent

Simply too many cases of prayers being answered to deny it makes a difference to our fate. It does.

A Humbling Lesson (Part VI)

28 Heshvan 5775 – November 21, 2014
Though braggarts come across as conceited, their boasting often reflects a low sense of self-regard

The Shortest Prayer

28 Heshvan 5775 – November 20, 2014
Dr. Schwartz had no other alternatives up his sleeve. He suggested my mother go home and think about what she wanted to do.

The Other Face Of Esau

When Jacob was chosen, Esau was not rejected; G-d does not reject.

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.

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