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The Primordial Light of Hanukkah Banishes Today’s Darkness
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Posted on: March 19th, 2008

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You might think it odd talking about Yom Kippur just days before Purim. But actually that is exactly why I am thinking so fondly of our holy fast day.

 

Posted on: March 19th, 2008

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You might think it odd talking about Yom Kippur just days before Purim. But actually that is exactly why I am thinking so fondly of our holy fast day.

 

Posted on: March 19th, 2008

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Throughout Jewish history there have been many defining moments.

 

Posted on: March 19th, 2008

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Many years ago my mother had heart surgery. The procedure was relatively new then.

 

Posted on: March 19th, 2008

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Question: What will you dress up as this Purim?

 

Posted on: March 12th, 2008

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Question: Is capital punishment "cruel and unusual"?

 

Posted on: March 12th, 2008

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It was only last week that thousands of Chassidim went to Lejask (Lizhensk) in order to commemorate the 222nd yahrzeit of the tzaddik, Noam Elimelech of Lejask (1717-1786).

 

Posted on: March 5th, 2008

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As parents, it is our job to help our children develop and grow into adulthood in small steps.

 

Posted on: March 5th, 2008

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Question: What do you miss about life in Russia?

 

Posted on: March 5th, 2008

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Question: What do you miss about life in Russia?

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Posted on: March 5th, 2008

SectionsMagazineGlimpses Into American Jewish History

While the Civil War was raging at the end of 1862, General Ulysses S. Grant sent the following letter to the Assistant Secretary of War:

 

Posted on: March 5th, 2008

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The poem "The Road Not Taken" by renowned American poet Robert Frost expresses the gnawing curiosity that a traveler knows he will always have about the road that he didn't take.

 

Posted on: March 5th, 2008

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An event, thought to be impossible after the Shoah, took place in Lodz.

 

Posted on: February 27th, 2008

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Question: Which 20th century leader did you admire most?

 

Posted on: February 27th, 2008

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I met an adult child, whose father had been chronically ill from the time she was three years old.

 

Posted on: February 27th, 2008

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Over the past few weeks, I have been sharing contact information about various secular organizations in Poland.

 

Posted on: February 20th, 2008

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When my mother-in-law was dying of cancer, the family came from all over to be with her that summer before her death.

 

Posted on: February 20th, 2008

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One of the subjects I was taught as a young child in the excellent day school I attended in Toronto (at the time called Associated Hebrew Day Schools) was Tefillah.

 

Posted on: February 20th, 2008

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In order to emphasize the magnitude of the Holocaust and genocide, Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology: Polish Academy of Sciences, Professor Henryk Domanski, created the Polish Center for Holocaust Research, on July 2 2003.

 

Posted on: February 13th, 2008

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Dear Ann, I am a well spouse on a fixed and limited income. My neighbor's son, who is friendly with my son, invited himself over for latkes the first night of Chanukah.

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