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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Terrorists Greet Hamas-Fatah Unity with Rocket Attacks on Israel

April 23, 2014 - 11:12 PM
 
Jerusalem Woman Injured in Stone Throwing

April 23, 2014 - 10:50 PM
 
Jeb Bush Considering the White House

April 23, 2014 - 10:36 PM
 
Arabs Going Wild in Jerusalem

April 23, 2014 - 10:17 PM
 
Egypt Receives $700 Million in Oil Aid – Monthly

April 23, 2014 - 10:13 PM
 
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)

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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

Borders And Boundaries (Conclusion)

Posted on: December 5th, 2007

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Two weeks ago I wrote about a culture of self-indulgence and instant gratification that seems to have permeated Western society.

 

Borders And Boundaries (Part 1)

Posted on: November 21st, 2007

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Recently, I came across a talk show whose topic of discussion was about managing personal finances.

 

‘Getting Back On The Swing’

Posted on: November 7th, 2007

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I remember a mishap years ago while in first grade and happily swinging on the playground swing during recess.

 

‘It’s Your Fault’

Posted on: October 24th, 2007

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I grew up in an era where customers were always right - even if they weren't - because it was good for business to accommodate them, even if they were out of line.

 

Doing Personal Teshuvah

Posted on: October 10th, 2007

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With three sets of three-day Yom Tov/ Shabbat combinations behind us, and a return to "normalcy" and our daily routines, now would be a good time to examine our lifestyle habits - and improve them.

 

Death, Life And Hope

Posted on: September 25th, 2007

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It is Sunday, the day after Yom Kippur and everyone you speak to says, "Thank G-d it's over."

 

Shidduch Sadness (Part II)

Posted on: September 11th, 2007

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In my previous column I wrote about older singles who were undermining their chance at getting married by letting others make decisions for them on as to whether to date a proposed shidduch or not.

 

More Shidduch Sadness

Posted on: August 29th, 2007

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This past week I was told two shidduch stories that made me sad and mad at the same time - because it is infuriating and tragic when people sabotage themselves or let others do so to them.

 

Hot And Bothered: Letting The Steam Out

Posted on: August 15th, 2007

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It's the dog days of August, and between the sizzling heat, the numbing humidity, the rain and the never-ending traffic and airport delays, there is a lot to complain about people's actions.

 

My Kid – My Hashkafot

Posted on: August 1st, 2007

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Every August thousands of children ages 17-19 leave the only home they have known, the community they grew up in, the neighborhood they are familiar with - even the country of their birth, and fly thousands of miles to a new and relatively strange environment where they will remain for a year.

 

‘Killer’ Shidduchim

Posted on: July 18th, 2007

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Most of us have heard the Talmudic assertion that "He who saves a life, saves a world," and conversely, "He who kills a life, kills a world."

 

‘It Is What It Is’

Posted on: June 27th, 2007

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Just the other day, I was commiserating with a close friend about how my life had not gone the way I had envisioned way back when - when I was young and my head was filled with sweet visions of what would be.

 

Cell Phonies

Posted on: June 13th, 2007

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Last week, to my deep distress, my cell phone disappeared from my purse. I don't know whether it somehow fell out, or if someone on the very crowded street purposely brushed against me and slipped a hand into my purse.

 

The Miracle Of Marriage

Posted on: May 30th, 2007

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With the Sefiras HaOmer period behind us, the wedding season is in full swing.

 

Returning Home To Jerusalem

Posted on: May 16th, 2007

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When I was a little girl, I was fortunate to be one of the first of my peers to travel to Israel. It was 1965 and the fledgling state was only 17 years old.

 

Time To Wake Up And Smell… The Blood

Posted on: May 2nd, 2007

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There are many die-hard optimists who are actually Leftists. (I thought I would be generous in explaining why they are reality-challenged.)

 

Loss

Posted on: April 18th, 2007

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Just days ago millions of people's lives across the country were impacted by severe unrelenting weather in the form of snowstorms, torrential rains, hurricane force winds and tornadoes.

 

Making A Difference

Posted on: April 2nd, 2007

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Just days ago, the question, "How is this night different from all others?" was asked at Pesach tables around the world.

 

‘Hotel Pesach’

Posted on: March 21st, 2007

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It's erev Pesach, the house is sparkling, the chicken soup is cooking, the potatoes have been peeled (20 pounds worth) and the guests are on their way.

 

The Day After Purim…

Posted on: March 7th, 2007

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'Twas the morning after Purim and in a ba'al batishe house, A bleary-eyed husband tried not to wake up his spouse,

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