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Yeshiva Derech HaTorah High School, Broooklyn

7 Adar I 5768 – February 13, 2008
Question: Where do you think you'll study after high school?

Foundation Momentum Iudaicum Lodzense (Part Two)

The Foundation Momentum Iudaicum Lodzense was established on November 6 1995.

Narrow Escape On NYC Train Platform

Fourteen-year-old Avi Katz was almost struck by a train January 29 when the edge of the Kings Highway station platform collapsed beneath him.

A Lighthouse Of Reason In A Dark Shidduch Sea

30 Shevat 5768 – February 6, 2008
Dear Readers: I want to share a letter I received this week giving me hope that there are some level heads out there in the shidduch world, and that not everyone is caught up in the hysteria and/or ga'avah (arrogance) that accompanies a suggestion for a date.

Caring For Our Seniors And Holocaust Survivors (Part 4)

In the Jan. 4 and 11 issues I reprinted some triggers that may spark awful flashbacks for Holocaust Survivors.

Secular Organizations In Poland

I am often asked what Jewish life in Poland is really like.

Expectations

23 Shevat 5768 – January 30, 2008
While I'm on the subject of expectations...

Hadassah Honors Bergson Group

WASHINGTON - The campaign to win public recognition for the Holocaust rescue activists known as the Bergson Group took another step forward recently when Hadassah became the latest major Jewish organization to pay tribute to the 1940's activists.

Who Will Write Our History?: Emanuel Ringelblum, The Warsaw Ghetto, And The Oyneg Shabes...

Over the past 12 years that I have been writing this column I discussed the Ringelblum Archives numerous times.

Moses And Daniel Peixotto

The Peixotto family played a prominent role in the American Jewish community during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Developing 20/20 Vision (Part Two)

16 Shevat 5768 – January 23, 2008
Last week I told Bob's story. A former well spouse, he lived his life feeling it was his responsibility to financially provide for his family and be there to serve his community.

Chabad In Poland

It is often said that in places you would least expect, there is certain to be a Beit Chabad.

Developing 20/20 Vision (Part One)

9 Shevat 5768 – January 16, 2008
I recently interviewed a grandfather who was a former well spouse.

‘Mazel Tov On Your Date’

I hate to say it, but I am coming to the conclusion that that if abocher and a girl actually go on a date - a mazel tov to both sides is warranted.

Chanukah In Poland

Last week Rabbi Schudrich of Warsaw sent me more pictures from Poland showing the community celebrating Chanukah.

Caring For Our Seniors and Holocaust Survivors: A Conference (Part 3)

2 Shevat 5768 – January 9, 2008
Last week I began to share the list of triggers put together by the Ahavas Chesed of Montreal.

Getting Results In Poland

During my trip to Poland last summer I discovered a few areas that needed attention.

Forty Years As Rav Of Baltimore’s Congregation Shearith Israel

26 Tevet 5768 – January 3, 2008
Despite his remarkable qualifications, it became clear to Dr. Schaffer that he would not be able to obtain a rabbinical position in either Germany or Russia.

Caring For Our Seniors And Holocaust Survivors: A Conference (Part 2)

Last week I talked about the conference I attended that was designed for non-Jewish caregivers of our elderly and Holocaust survivors.

Happy New Year? How Do You Know?

Just days ago, millions of people all over the world welcomed in the secular new year of 2008.

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