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Picture Perfect

The answers, though, were out there, waiting patiently and shimmering in the distance until the One with all the answers decided to enlighten us.

Still A Nation That Dwells Alone

Jewish blood was cheap and could be shed with impunity.

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem – Our Father’s Table

When a child needs encouragement whom can he turn to?

Torah And The Acquisition Of Eloquence

Moshe Rabbeinu's orations to Am Yisrael offer us the opportunity to be elevated and inspired in the weeks ahead.

Parsha Devarim: What Does it Mean to Have Faith?

Since the Children of Israel knew firsthand all the miracles God had done for them, how could lack faith?

The Orphan’s Prayer

Edward was completely mystified, yet had no choice but to obey his captain’s orders.

Daf Yomi

The Gender Factor ‘Where There Is Loss Of Work… Three Are Called To The Torah’ (Megillah 22b)

Q & A: When The Nation Is In Need Of Prayers

Question: Is there a special prayer or specific role for prayer when the totality of the Jewish people is in danger?

Megillah On The Internet (Megillah 4a and 4b)

To properly fulfill the mitzvah of listening to the megillah, each word must be heard.

I Hate Criticism

Criticism is but one step below a verbal attack. It isn’t quite as pointed, not quite as aggressive – but not that far off.

When A Judge Can Recuse Himself

The talmid is not allowed to speak up due to any fear. If he remains silent, he is in violation of this prohibition.

Human Endeavor And Divine Intervention

One must act as if everything depends on us and pray as if everything depends on God.

Missing Fifty

When Yoram got home that evening, he went over to Effy: "My day camp is looking for extra supervision for an overnight trip," he said. "Would you like to come? They're paying $250 for the trip."

A History of National Responsibility

Unlike the two and a half tribes, when we walk in front of G-d, we must be perfect in our motivation

Moses: Leading And Teaching

When someone exercises power over us, they diminish us; when someone teaches us, they help us grow.

Shabbos Mevorchim Menachem Av

Just as the moon waxes, wanes and renews itself, so has the nation of Israel renewed itself through the millennia.

Masei: Why Is The End of Bamidbar So Anticlimactic? Part II

Parshat Masei: Rabbi Fohrman addresses the age-old question, are we our brother's keeper?

Parshat Masei: The Nine Days

When Germany invaded neutral Belgium on August 4, England declared war on Germany. Thus, by the end of the first week of August all the major powers of Europe were at war.

The Three Weeks

The Talmud teaches that the Beis HaMikdash was destroyed because of baseless hatred.

Reflection And Accountability

When taking any major step in life it is a good idea to carefully re-evaluate one’s past.

Leadership In Time Of Crisis

Ours is a small and intensely vulnerable people. Inspired, we rise to greatness. Uninspired, we fall

A Humbling Lesson (Part II)

The enormity of Hiram’s accomplishments crazed him and deluded him into self-deification.

Reduced Rental

"I'll make you a deal," he said. "If you pay monthly – it's $4,500; if you pay six months up front – I'll give it to you for $4,200."

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