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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Kerry’s Talks Achieve Peace Between Hamas and Fatah

April 23, 2014 - 5:56 PM
 
Ex-Met Council Chief Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Financial Scam

April 23, 2014 - 3:44 PM
 
Fatah Official’s Family Disowns Him over Censure of Murder of a Jew

April 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM
 
2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Slaviansk, Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 3:16 PM
 
Suffolk University Defends Honoring Foxman as Commencement Speaker

April 23, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Eyewitness Report from Ukraine: ‘You Can Feel the Tension in the Air’

April 23, 2014 - 1:32 PM
 
Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

April 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
It’s Prom Time, and Abbas Must Choose a Dance Partner – Israel or Hamas

April 23, 2014 - 12:06 PM
 
Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM
 
Egypt Plays US off Russia, Gets Military Aid Back

April 23, 2014 - 11:18 AM
 
Shas Continues Petty Attacks Against Rav Amar for Control Over Sephardim

April 23, 2014 - 10:34 AM
 
More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

April 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM
 
Syria to Hold Presidential Elections

April 22, 2014 - 9:25 PM
 
Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MiG-35 Deal with Russia

April 22, 2014 - 8:44 PM
 
Missouri’s Jew-Hating Mayor Quits (Video)

April 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
Jordan Summons Israeli Ambassador over Temple Mount Violence

April 22, 2014 - 6:28 PM
 
Archaeologists Find Ancient Chisel that May Have Helped Build Kotel

April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM
 
IDF Announces Draft Notices to Christian Israelis

April 22, 2014 - 4:12 PM
 
Elite IDF Bedouin Trackers Eliminate Israel’s Northern Border Threats

April 22, 2014 - 3:55 PM
 
US Has Proof Syrian Gov’t Poisoned Civilians

April 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

Smart Cars – Stupid Drivers

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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From time to time, I am asked where I get ideas for my articles. The answer is simple. Just from getting up in the morning and experiencing life.

 

Stupidity

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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While recently riding on a private local bus, I couldn't help but overhear two elderly, balbatish ladies talking.

 

A Visit From Beyond

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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During this past Yom Tov, I spent some time with my son who lives out of town.

 

A Son’s Wedding: A Slap In The Face Of Our Enemies

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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My first-born son's recent marriage was a huge simcha for the family, but the wedding was actually the culmination of a simcha that began years ago - at his bris.

 

Going Up In Smoke

Posted on: November 3rd, 2004

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Walking along a Brooklyn street recently, I saw a scene that could very well be used in a dictionary to explain the word nachas.

 

Love, Trust And Faith – Achieving True Peace Of Mind

Posted on: October 20th, 2004

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During Rosh Hashona, when it is customary to greet friend and stranger alike with good wishes for the upcoming year, I try to avoid uttering the phrase, "Have a happy and healthy New Year.

 

Criminal Insensitivity

Posted on: October 6th, 2004

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Years ago, when I was in college, I took an undergraduate course in law. I don't remember much of what I learned, but the concept of criminal negligence has stuck in my mind.

 

Are You Playing Russian Roulette With Your Life?

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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I recently attended an out-of-town simcha. Among the guests were several acquaintances whom I hadn't seen in several years.

 

Not Music To My Ears

Posted on: September 8th, 2004

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I was at a wedding just the other day, and the music was deafening.

 

A Daily Dose Of Tisha B’Av

Posted on: August 25th, 2004

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Another Nine Days have come and gone, and we gratefully give a sigh of relief knowing that these days of deprivation - no meat, no swimming, no showering, no music, culminating in a 25 hour fast - no food or water - are finally behind us, and the rest of the sun-drenched summer is there for us to enjoy.

 

Whining And Dining, Nickel And Dimeing

Posted on: August 11th, 2004

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Earlier this month, I spent the July 4th weekend at an out-of-town Shabbaton.

 

Wedding Wonder

Posted on: July 28th, 2004

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We've all been to hundreds of weddings throughout our lives. Most of them have been the simchas of friends - some of very close family members.

 

A Churning Stomach And An Upturned Nose

Posted on: May 19th, 2004

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Several weeks ago, there was back and forth "dialogue" in the editorial pages of the Jewish Press concerning the very subjective view as to who is the more "authentic" Jew amongst the various segments of the Orthodox community.

 

The Heavenly Gift Of Restraint

Posted on: April 28th, 2004

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With Pesach upon us, Jews must refrain from indulging in some of their favorite foods, drinks and even cosmetics for over a week.

 

Stunted Souls

Posted on: April 21st, 2004

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In this week's Dating Primer column, Rosie Einhorn and Sherry Zimmerman write about the destructive nature of frequent, often unjustified criticism directed towards children and some of the repercussions of what they feel is unintentional but nonetheless genuine verbal abuse.

 

A Lesson In Love

Posted on: April 7th, 2004

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A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being a guest at a Shabbaton hosted by Machane Chodosh in Forest Hills, N.Y.

 

Addressing The ‘State Of The Union’ – The Shidduch Crisis

Posted on: March 24th, 2004

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One of the most distressing issues that pre-occupies the minds of young and old alike is the growing "Shidduch Crisis."

 

Toronto Mourns Loss Of ‘Twin Towers’

Posted on: March 10th, 2004

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For many people, one of the most difficult blessings to say with the proper kavana - sincerity - is the one uttered upon hearing of a person's passing - Baruch Dayan HaEmet - Blessed is the True Judge.

 

Visiting ‘Home’

Posted on: February 18th, 2004

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Last month, when I was in Jerusalem, I naturally went to the Kotel, a place I always felt was home, since my paternal ancestors were Kohanim.

 

Where Rain Reigns, Hail Is Hailed, And Israel Is Real

Posted on: February 4th, 2004

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Perhaps the one characteristic that unites people of all nationalities, cultures and creeds is a fascination with weather, especially bad weather.

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