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Rabbi Moshe Meir Matlin, Torah Education Pioneer

"More than a million Jewish immigrants landed on the shores of the United States between 1881 and 1905.

Purim In Warsaw

Purim is major event throughout Poland. Many marginal Jews bring their whole families to the synagogue for the festive reading of the Megillah.

Self-Messages: The Need To Reframe

Crossing boarders always makes me nervous. Even though I do nothing wrong and always declare what I am carrying, I still feel unhinged.

Anti-Semitic Incidents In Poland

People are on edge when it comes to the topic of anti-Semitic occurrences in Poland.

Yeshiva Derech HaTorah, Brooklyn

Question: What's your favorite Jewish holiday?

Why I Like Yom Kippur

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.

Why I Like Yom Kippur

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.

Forty Years Since March Of ’68

Throughout Jewish history there have been many defining moments.

The Difference Between Curiosity And Pain (Part 2: An Alternative)

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

Special Purimshpiel Edition

Question: What will you dress up as this Purim?

Kingsway Jewish Center, Brooklyn

Question: Is capital punishment "cruel and unusual"?

Desecration At The Ohel Of Rabbi Elimelech Of Lejask

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).

Letting Our Adult Children Be Adults

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

General Grant’s Expulsion Of The Jews

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:

There Is No ‘Road Not Taken’

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.

Agudat HaRabonim Of Poland Re-established After 70 Years

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

Ateret Avot Adult Living Facility, Brooklyn

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

The Need To Acknowledge Death: An Adult Child’s Perspective

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

Jewish Community Contacts

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

The Need To Acknowledge Death

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

Appreciate Life By Saying ‘Thank You’

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.

Polish Center For Holocaust Research (Conclusion)

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.

Why Do We Give Gifts?

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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