In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: May 16th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
the title rabbi (or its equivalent) is more than about recognition of achievement.
Posted on: May 13th, 2013Uncategorized
“Do not cook a kid in its mother’s milk.“ It is a puzzling statement, repeated three times in the Torah. Twice in connection with Shavuot, the summer’s first fruits and harvest festival. The third time is in the context of forbidden foods. Traditionally, these texts have been taken to ban cooking, eating, and gaining benefit [...]
Posted on: April 19th, 2013Blogs → Guest Blog
This is Judah’s manifest destiny. This is the uncanny persistence of his youth, the anthem of his old.
Posted on: April 12th, 2013Uncategorized
A small shoe a rusted silver bell a worn blanket a sign of the glory it once had The First Stage of Life
Posted on: April 11th, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
An interview with best-selling author and columnist Amity Shlaes.
Posted on: March 20th, 2013Uncategorized
“If you have children, you are a millionaire. And if all of your children have children, you are a billionaire.”
Posted on: February 7th, 2013Uncategorized
Israeli television Wednesday night showed satellite images that prove Israel did not bomb a Syrian research center, which Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime claimed was attacked last week. Israel has all but admitted that the bombing raid targeted advanced Russian-made SA-17 anti-aircraft missiles that were being shipped by truck from Damascus to Hizbullah terrorists in [...]
Posted on: February 5th, 2013Uncategorized
Chazal taught: He who judges his associates (in questionable acts) with favor will be judged with favor from Above.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012Uncategorized
Eighteen-year-old University of Florida student Christian Aguilar went missing on September 20. His frantic parents, Carlos and Claudia Aguilar, came to the college campus in Gainesville to search for their son. They held daily press conferences and begged for help. They handed out flyers. They organized vigils. Hundreds of law enforcement professionals, as well as volunteers from every background, were prompted to join in the effort.
Posted on: September 28th, 2012Uncategorized
The holidays are upon us which means lots of food. So, what to do with all those leftovers? Here are some creative ideas.
Posted on: September 25th, 2012Uncategorized
On August 29, 2011, I took my three kids to a New York Mets baseball game and was sitting in the front row. During the last inning, my 12-year-old son Eliezer was hit in the face by a line drive (the clip is on YouTube, “Baseball hits boy, Mets-Marlins”). He was rushed to the hospital and received eight stitches; he was discharged the next day.
Posted on: August 15th, 2012Uncategorized
In this week’s parshah the Torah teaches the halachos of an ir hanidachas – a city where a majority of the inhabitants serve avodah zarah. The halacha is that all of the city’s inhabitants are killed and all of their possessions are burned.
Posted on: August 15th, 2012Uncategorized
Parents know each child is different. Similarly, each month is different; each has a different “personality” and a different function. What is the nature of the month of Elul?
Posted on: January 6th, 2012Uncategorized
Obama will eliminate Welfare by requiring all poor people to move in with rich people.
Posted on: January 5th, 2012Uncategorized
Her blue eyes stare at me With wonder and hope My heart breaks a little But I still turn around and go.
Posted on: January 4th, 2012Uncategorized
But every place has issues - Monsey, Teaneck, Yerushalayim, Kansas, and even Canada. No place is perfect, and issues need to be dealt with.
Posted on: November 2nd, 2011Uncategorized
Like many other families this past Sukkos, my husband and I took the kids to the park over Chol Hamoed. But we left our mitts and bats in the car when we arrived. This was a trip to Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park.
Posted on: July 27th, 2011Uncategorized
A recent article in The Jewish Week brought to light something that has been afflicting the Orthodox community for some time now: teenage texting on Shabbos. The practice is becoming increasingly prevalent, especially but in no way exclusively, among Modern Orthodox teens.
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