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The Man Who Would Not Swear

6 Iyyar 5772 – April 27, 2012
“You shall not swear in the name of the Lord,” says the Torah. This is true even if what one is saying is the truth.

The Redemption

15 Nisan 5772 – April 6, 2012
In the land of Midyan there lived a pagan priest, Yisro, who was greatly respected by his people. He worshiped idols of stone and wood and so did his countrymen.

‘On the Rerouted Train’

16 Adar 5772 – March 9, 2012
The sudden jerk of the train woke Rena up with a start. She blinked a couple of times realizing she was still on the subway. Her head was pounding from the roar of the tracks. She adjusted her headphones letting the music echo heavily in her ears. Rena closed her eyes again trying to ignore the headache which just wouldn’t go away.

Councilman: Down with ‘Super Jewish’ Senate Seat

14 Adar 5772 – March 8, 2012
NY1 News reports that Councilman David G. Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) is about to denounce the creation of the so-called Super Jewish state Senate seat, merging...

Syrian Deputy Oil Minister Defects to Rebel Forces

CNN reports that a man identifying himself as Abdo Hussam el Din, the country's Deputy Oil Minister, announced in a video posted on YouTube...

Understanding The Mitzvah Of Megillah

7 Adar 5772 – February 29, 2012
To properly fulfill the mitzvah of listening to the megillah, each word must be heard. If a word is missed, the listener should read it quietly to himself from the text in his hand. The principal purpose of reciting the megillah is to publicize the miracle of Purim. Accordingly, many poskim permit the megillah to be read in English if the reader does not understand Hebrew.

Rabbi Sholom Klass: An Appreciation On His 12th Yahrzeit

16 Shevat 5772 – February 8, 2012
Dear Dad, A dozen years. It seems like a lot and it seems like a few. So many things have changed and some things never seem to change.

New Moderate Rabbis’ Forum an Answer to Religious Extremism

A group of more than 100 moderate Orthodox rabbis assembled to announce the formation of Beit Hillel, a forum intended to provide a response to the extremist trend within religious Zionism.

As A Friend

7 Shevat 5772 – January 30, 2012
Beads of sweat were forming on my hand as I held the warm phone and listened to the rings one by one. RING… I tried staying calm as I waiting for the answer. RING… I looked down at the phone. My finger makes its way to the red button on the right. Should I just press end? RING…

I Walk Alone To Her

11 Tevet 5772 – January 5, 2012
Her blue eyes stare at me With wonder and hope My heart breaks a little But I still turn around and go.

Too Fragile a Dream

A dream, A shining ball of brilliance Held lovingly in my palm Its sparkle shone with The edges of my tears.

Branches:

Branches, in many ways, are like people. A tree has one trunk, and extending out from it are many branches, which are all beautiful in their own unique way.

The Sensitivity Of A Tzaddik

9 Kislev 5772 – December 4, 2011
When Yaakov met Rachel at the well, he experienced conflicting emotions. He felt tremendous joy at having finally met his bashert, yet he raised his voice and cried.

Love Will Conquer All

28 Heshvan 5772 – November 24, 2011
To “trick” Yitzchak into giving him the berachah, Yaakov donned Eisav’s clothing, put the skin of an animal on his arms and neck to simulate the hairiness of Eisav, and went in to his father to receive the blessing.

Dear SATs,

19 Heshvan 5772 – November 16, 2011
Dear SATs, I’d rather not take you because once I do my worth will be judged according to you-

Twisted Media: The Skinny Truth

I’m going to tell you something that the media doesn’t want you to know. The image of the perfect woman they promote as healthy - That’s not actually that healthy. I mean, we all want to look good and feel good, but the body image that the media shows today is truly horrible.

Sarah: Prophetic Princess To Mankind

16 Heshvan 5772 – November 12, 2011
Our first matriarch’s original name, Sarai, meant “Princess to Her People.” When her name was changed to Sarah, its meaning took on a universal connotation: “Princess to Mankind.”

As Easy As Aleph, Bet, Gimmel

29 Tishri 5772 – October 26, 2011
A few weeks ago my two-year-old daughter was showing my 85-year-old grandmother how to work an iPod touch. I’m not sure if my bubbie was more amazed with the device or with the fact that her great-granddaughter understood it better than her.

Deaf And Dumb

14 Iyyar 5771 – May 18, 2011
I've often written and said that we are living in remarkable but dangerous times in which we can hear (provided we know how to listen) the footsteps of the Messiah. Ours, however, is a generation that has difficulty hearing.

Avital Sharansky Led The Battle To Free Her Husband

13 Adar I 5771 – February 16, 2011
February 11 marked 25 years since Natan Sharansky crossed the Glienicke Bridge from East to West Germany and became a free man. Countless stories have been told about Sharansky's defiance of the Soviets and his courageous actions during his more than nine years of imprisonment.

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