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Anim Z’mirot (Part II)

Question: May Anim Z’mirot be said without a minyan?

Why Did Avraham Not Perform A Bris Earlier?

In this week’s parshah, Hashem commands Avraham Avinu to perform the mitzvah of bris milah. We once discussed a question that several Achronim ask regarding this mitzvah, and I want to share some new thoughts on the matter.

It Doesn’t Make Sense – Or Does It?

Some years after the Six-Day War, I was invited to address the IDF as well as various communities in Israel. In the euphoria that followed the spectacular victory of the Six-Day War, gratitude to Hashem, proclaiming His guiding hand, was blatantly missing.

In Praise Of Bubby

The Gemara in Brachos says that one is not allowed to add his own praises of Hashem while davening. The Gemara explains that by doing so it could seem that what one added was the only praise missing, and that there are no more praises of Hashem. Similarly, Bubby, for one to try to mention all of your praises would be impossible. With that said I would like to mention a few points, without implying that this is all there is to be said.

In Praise Of Bubby

The Gemara in Brachos says that one is not allowed to add his own praises of Hashem while davening. The Gemara explains that by doing so it could seem that what one added was the only praise missing, and that there are no more praises of Hashem. Similarly, Bubby, for one to try to mention all of your praises would be impossible. With that said I would like to mention a few points, without implying that this is all there is to be said.

The Ongoing Denigration Of Singles

A great human tragedy is taking place before our eyes, yet few can see it. A singles event in Jerusalem, co-sponsored by no fewer than five groups or organizations, advertised the following: "Ask yourself this question: Do you really want to get married? If the answer is NO, then carry on having a good time going to all those parties, Shabbat meals, lectures, supermarket aisles . If the answer is YES, then we'll see you at the MEGA EVENT."

Title: No Such Victim: A Book About Divine Providence and How to Work with...

With a title such as this, Rabbi Winston's new book belongs in every Jewish home and institution. Page 180 holds a delicious, psychologically satisfying insight and answer to your confusion about the purpose and function of personal suffering.

A Validating Experience (Part IV)

What does it mean to be validated? In what areas of life can one expect to be validated? What attitude, behaviors or actions convey a message (or feeling) to someone that s/he is being validated? How does one validate, or invalidate? What benefits are there to validating and being validated - in the short term as well as long term?

The Second Time Around

Have you ever asked yourself-or anyone else: If you could live your life all over again, what different choices would you make?

The Second Time Around

Have you ever asked yourself-or anyone else: If you could live your life all over again, what different choices would you make?

Title: The Shmuz on the Parsha

You've probably seen the bumper stickers, bold black letters announcing "The Shmuz." They're all over the place - Brooklyn, Queens, Monsey, Lakewood. Well, now, "the Shmuz" doesn't have to be just a bumper sticker you pass on the road. "The Shmuz" is in your local bookstore.

God’s Country

Approximately 1,000 years after the destruction of the Second Temple and Israel's exile from its homeland - deep in the depths of the harsh exile and 1,000 years before the beginning of the return to Zion - the great Torah commentator Rashi opens his monumental commentary on the Torah with the question of the ownership of the Land of Israel. What with all the hardships and troubles facing European Jewry at the time, with the Land of Israel but a vague and distant memory, the most pressing problem demanding Rashi's attention is what we will answer the non-Jewish world when it will claim that we are robbers in our own land - usurping its ownership from the local Canaanites.

Aleh: Caring For My Little Grandson And So Many Others

There is a very special place in Jerusalem many people have heard of - but how many really know the magnitude of its work? In fact, Aleh is often confused with another facility with a similar sounding name. But Aleh stands alone in its class. Unlike other places, Aleh accepts children who have no chance of rehabilitation, and all the children receive the same loving care.

From One Tragedy To Another – When Will We Learn?

The tragedy of Mumbai was still fresh in our hearts. The cry of little Moishele, "Ima, Ima - Mommy. Where is Mommy?" kept reverberating in our minds.

Title: Can I Play Chess on Shabbas: The Do’s and Don’ts of Shabbas, Made...

The ArtScroll and Feldheim halacha books are comprehensive, well researched, clear, practical and among the best that the two publishers have to offer.

Title: Can I Play Chess on Shabbas: The Do’s and Don’ts of Shabbas, Made...

The ArtScroll and Feldheim halacha books are comprehensive, well researched, clear, practical and among the best that the two publishers have to offer.

Exercise, Eat Your Spinach, and Go To Shul

Now your rabbi has proof that coming to shul is good for you.

Title: Four in One

The Jewish world owes Yaffa Ganz a big "Thank you!" for the newly available reprint of some of her classic stories.

Titles: Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide & The Streets of Jerusalem: Who, What,...

A fact-filled guide to the highways and byways of Jerusalem (and there are lots of byways here), Jerusalem:

Unanswered Questions

There are two characteristics unique to humans in the universe, separating them from the animal kingdom and perhaps also differentiating them from anything in the higher or trans-natural world.

The Earthly Court vs. The Heavenly Court

I served in the Traffic Violations Bureau (TVB) of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for many years as an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), Senior ALJ, Vice Chairman of the Appeals Board and, finally, TVB Director.

Title: The Garden Of Emuna: A Practical Guide to Life

Author: Rabbi Shalom Arush Translated Into English By Rabbi Lazer Brody

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