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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 Mdrabbi@aol.com
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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Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.
It’s an interesting idea, that love is illustrated by understanding another’s needs.
“Keeping” Shabbos means to guard it and make sure to keep every aspect and detail of it.
“There is a diamond necklace that I wear on special occasions,” Mrs. Miller told her husband. “It was recently appraised at $6,000. If need be, we can give that as collateral.”
Morah for a parent is connected to shemiras Shabbos because the Shechina shines on, and through, the Sabbath.
“You shall not hate your brother in your heart; you shall reprove your fellow and do not bear a sin because of him.” – Vayikra 19:17 When the Torah mentions the obligation to rebuke a fellow Jew, it ends with the words “and do not carry a sin because of him.” The Targum translates […]
The Bais Halevi answers that we must properly define what is considered to be “in the middle of a mitzvah.”
They had realized they would be far from civilization and kosher food and had packed plenty of fresh and canned food as well as making sure there was a microwave in their room which they knew how to kasher.
He was deeply saddened by the thought of her going to her final resting place alone and that it appeared as if she knew no one and had no family who cared about her.
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.
The Debt Lives On
‘The Orphans’ Mitzvah To Repay Their Father’s Debts’
Rabbi Fohrman asks what’s the connection between animal sacrifices and leaving crops for the poor?
Putting parents before oneself is a step toward putting the more abstract concept of God before self
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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