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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

‘Poor-him (Purim)’ – Haman Should Have Listened To His Wife

Posted on: February 21st, 2007

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Smart husbands know that their wives as a rule are full of common sense and wisdom and if they want to be successful in life, they should listen to what their wife has to say - and follow it.

 

The ‘Easy’ Way Out

Posted on: January 24th, 2007

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The other day I was shopping at a large supermarket and happened to go down the frozen foods aisle, past the endless freezers containing every imaginable flavor, shape and size of ice cream.

 

‘Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Make Me A Match?’

Posted on: January 10th, 2007

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As a longtime "born-again single" and parent, I've come to the conclusion that the road to matrimony is like the road to weight loss.

 

Facing The Long Shots

Posted on: December 27th, 2006

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The menorahs have been put away; the scale groans with the added weight of the sufganiyot and latkes that were devoured; and people are starting to formulate their Pesach plans (so soon already!).

 

Chanukah – Fighting Spiritual Cancer

Posted on: December 13th, 2006

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This past week I took time out from my daily activities to have a medical checkup - something I highly recommend.

 

Free To Move, Free To Thank

Posted on: November 29th, 2006

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This past week, millions of Americans took advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday to pick themselves up and, alone or with family, get into a car, bus, train or airplane to visit relatives or friends or have a mini-vacation.

 

Not God’s Messenger

Posted on: November 15th, 2006

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It was one of those cold, rain-soaked evenings - the kind that make you look forward to a hot drink, a good book and a soft couch to curl up on.

 

‘Geh Avek’ (‘Go Away’)

Posted on: November 1st, 2006

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The question that is on many people's mind these days is why the organizers of the international "Pride Parade" chose the holy city of Jerusalem as the venue for their exhibition.

 

Misfocusing On Mel

Posted on: October 18th, 2006

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This summer there was a big hue and cry over the anti-Jewish rants uttered by a very drunk Mel Gibson after he was stopped by police for driving like a ...drunk - out of control, with an inability to think and judge clearly.

 

Helping Yourself Get Inscribed In The Book Of Life

Posted on: September 20th, 2006

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The Days of Awe are quickly approaching, a time that we focus on what the future will hold for our families and us.

 

Your Choice, Your Life

Posted on: September 6th, 2006

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I recently received an e-mail from a woman who, based on her skillful command of English, is surely a North American living in Israel.

 

A Vow To A Fallen Soldier

Posted on: August 23rd, 2006

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In memory of the chayalim of the IDF whose lives were prematurely snuffed out when they still had so much living to do.

 

Hating the Wrong Son Of Abraham

Posted on: August 9th, 2006

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This past Sunday in Iraq a suicide bomber blew himself in the midst of mourners at a funeral, killing at least 10 people and injuring at least 18.

 

A Gift From Tattie – A True Story

Posted on: July 26th, 2006

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Some may say that certain unlikely events and their timing are a matter coincidence, but we who believe that Hashem is the Eternal Mastermind of the Universe - know better.

 

The Shidduch Battlefield (Conclusion)

Posted on: July 5th, 2006

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In my previous column I wrote how apprehension has replaced anticipation when a son or daughter enters the shidduch parsha.

 

The Shidduch Battlefield (Part I)

Posted on: June 21st, 2006

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When I was a camper way back in the previous century, there was a game we would play called "Capture the Flag".

 

Learning The Hard Way (Conclusion)

Posted on: June 7th, 2006

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If you do not like the system, then do not perpetuate it!

 

Learning The Hard Way (Part II)

Posted on: May 24th, 2006

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I am still getting calls and e-mails from mothers and grandmothers with girls for "Avi" (a non-New Yorker), the ben Torah "earner" who was having trouble finding girls in his community willing to go out with him because he was not learning full time.

 

Learning The Hard Way (Part I)

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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In my previous column I wrote about an ehrlich young man (who does not live in New York) who was a college educated earner with an excellent income (his wife won't have to work if she so chooses) who learned in his spare time but was having a hard time getting an in-town shidduch because most of the girls wanted full-time learners.

 

‘If My Son Is Treif So Is His Money’

Posted on: April 26th, 2006

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A few days ago, while out of town, I connected with an old friend.

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