Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
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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Amongst the greatest disagreements in Judaism is the understanding of the 1st of the 10 Commandments
The Day He Heard
‘One May Seek Revocation Of A Confimation’
The director picked up the phone to Rabbi Dayan. “One of our counselors lost his check,” he said. “Do we have to issue a new one or is it his loss?”
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Question: When a stranger approaches a congregant in shul asking for tzedakah, should the congregant verify that the person’s need is genuine? Furthermore, what constitutes tzedakah? Is a donation to a synagogue, yeshiva, or hospital considered tzedakah?
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Man has conflicting wishes and desires. Man has forces pulling him in competing directions.
Perhaps the admonition here is that we should not trivialize the events of the past by saying that they are irrelevant to the modern Jew.
One must view the settlement of Israel in a positive light. Thinking otherwise is a grievous sin.
Reaching a stronger understanding of what Moses actually did to prevent him from entering the land
Anti-Zionism, today’s anti-Semitism, has gone viral, tragically supported globally & by many Jews
The 10 Statements main point was not content but the encounter between G-d & His nation, Israel
While leadership is always needed, complex situations require it at the highest level.
Though studying Torah is the most important mitzvah, it is performed in private.
Lincoln was not a perfect man. But he rose above his imperfections to do what he thought was right not matter the obstacles.
Before we embark on a major project or make a fateful decision we must get a wide-range of views and perspectives.
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.
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