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Posted on: November 26th, 2015
“Jacob was very afraid and distressed.” His fear was physical-fear of death. His distress was moral.
Posted on: November 19th, 2015
I was not going to be the one to point out to her that there had been no reason for her to turn around at all.
Posted on: November 12th, 2015
Our reactions range from dismay to shellshock to utter helplessness. In fact, her youngest sister has yet to forgive her for the very unpleasant and unwelcome surprise that greeted us that morning.
It's not difficult understanding why Rebecca loved Jacob, the real question's why Isaac loved Esau?
Chanukah teaches the secret that greatness is how you respond-It’s how you fight&sacrifice for RIGHT
Posted on: November 5th, 2015
I opened my e-mail and for the first time there was an e-mail from her waiting for me.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2015
The woman next to me leaned even further forward, and soon started to interject comments as I spoke to the couple.
Posted on: October 15th, 2015
My parents knew so much but were never too proud to learn something from their children for whom they provided a proper Jewish education.
Posted on: October 11th, 2015
Though the Yale 5 lost the case and appeal, they ultimately won: Yale became flexible about housing
Posted on: October 9th, 2015
Torah is neither a book of history nor science, it is, first and last, a book about how to live.
Posted on: October 8th, 2015
In the end, I reluctantly moved into the widow’s home on my own, and somehow managed to pull through, despite my acute disappointment and frustration.
Posted on: October 1st, 2015
I stood up, lurching down the hall, and collided into an old man clutching a pole with in IV bag.
Posted on: September 27th, 2015
Sukkot's the only festival sharing the pilgrimage cycle & part of Tishrei sequence-hence, double JOY
Posted on: September 24th, 2015
Immediately people went up to him to help him, to find out what the problem was and to solve it as soon as possible.
Posted on: September 17th, 2015
I was instructed to stop all treatment, and I did. However, I insisted on meeting face to face with my doctor.
“We received Torah from Moses” or “from our parents” isn't enough. We must write our "own" scroll
Posted on: September 10th, 2015
He loved to watch the boy’s face light up when he offered to learn with him, and that was reward enough.
The Yale 5 became the cause célèbre of liberals who maligned & conservatives who triumphed the cause
Posted on: September 2nd, 2015
Happiness is not the central value of the Torah. Occurring ten times more is the word "simcha," JOY
Posted on: August 27th, 2015
Be happy. Be grateful. God knows what he is doing. It is all happening for a reason.
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