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Rabbi David Hertzberg is the principal of the Yeshivah of Flatbush Middle Division. Questions and comments can be emailed to him at .
About the Author: Rabbi Dr. David Hertzberg is the principal of the Yeshivah of Flatbush Middle Division and is an adjunct assistant professor of History at Touro College.
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In her diary, Anne Frank wrote words that provided hope for a humanity faced with suffering.
The Arizal taught this same approach, making the point that the Torah would never mention wicked people and their sins if there was not great depth involved from which we are to learn from.
Humility is not achieved when all is well and life is peachy but rather when times are trying and challenging.
In order to be free of the negative consequences of violating a shvu’ah or a neder, the shvu’ah or neder themselves must be annulled.
“I accept the ruling,” said Mr. Broyer, “but would like to understand the reasoning.”
He feared the people would have a change of heart and support Rechavam.
Ramifications Of A Printers Error
‘The Note Holder’s Burden of Proof’
Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity.
In this case one could reason that by applying halach achar harov we could permit the forbidden bird as well.
“What a way to spend a Sunday afternoon,” my husband remarked. “Well, baruch Hashem we are safe, there was no accident, and I’m sure there is a good reason for everything that happened to us,” I mused.
The answer to this question is based on one of the greatest shortcomings of man – self-limiting beliefs.
Myth that niddah=dirty stopped many women from accepting laws of family purity and must be shattered
In every generation is the challenge to purge the culture of our exile from our minds and our hearts
Rabbi Fohrman connects the metzora purification process with the korban pesach.
Lincoln was not a perfect man. But he rose above his imperfections to do what he thought was right not matter the obstacles.
The Torah presents us with a model of how to effect change in a sustainable way.
Three years of war and the loss of one-tenth of Britain’s men is not too great a price to pay.
This ability to remain calm under pressure and continue to see the situation clearly is a hallmark of Yehuda’s leadership.
Leaders must always pay attention to the importance of timing.
Realizing that his death was immanent and he had only a few more moments, Moshe focuses on doing the most important thing: he runs to Bnei Yisrael and blesses them.
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