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From The Trailer Park To The Shabbos Park: One Woman’s Journey To Her Religious...

Despite not having any religious identity, Mrs. Teitler recalls that she and her younger sister were both beaten up at the trailer parks where they lived for being Jewish.

Q & A: Praying In Other Languages (Part X)

Question: When reciting a berachah in English, does a person fulfill his obligation if he says “Hashem” instead of “L-rd” or “G-d”? Yosef

Boro Park’s First Marijuana Doctor

How can we effectively treat chronic pain, without putting the lives, souls, and potential of those suffering from it at risk in the process?

Shabbos Mevorchim Sivan

The lush greens nourished by the healing rains of Iyar heighten our anticipation of the approaching Yom Tov that established us for all time as a holy nation, beholden to and beloved by our Creator.

Last Week’s Mideast Summit

The messages seem clear. For one thing, the U.S., the major Arab states, and some European ones are fast moving away from the notion that the PA is part of the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian controversy.

Autumn, Elections And Birds

Most of the time we don’t even notice the magnificent canvas above our heads.

Despises A Liar

The Magid Reb Pinchas of Kuritz despised falsehood and haughtiness and he loved honesty. He would usually say, “Arise very early in the morning...

Relocating the American Embassy In Israel To Its Capital Jerusalem

Major news outlets reported that Arab leaders said that Mr. Trump informed them as much and were venting their anger.

Starting Line (Part I)

It was a lovely Sunday afternoon in the park when I bumped into a friend whom I hadn’t seen in a long time. After the obligatory pleasantries were exchanged, she tentatively asked me if something was wrong with my health. “No,” I responded, confused. “I’m doing better than ever.”

Equal In The Eyes Of The Law (Shevuot 30a)

There is nothing more stultifying to the presentation of one’s case than a judge who allows one party to talk as long as he or she likes and cuts the other party off after a few words.

Simon Wiesenthal And The Waldheim Affair

In his later years he spoke out in favor of war crimes trials for the perpetrators of genocide in the former Yugoslavia, and he lent his name to the Holocaust study center and Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

Cracking The Code: Social Skills Coaching

You probably automatically crossed a one specific leg over the other. Now, switch legs. Does this feel unnatural? Probably.

613 Photos, 180 Synagogues: An Interview with Photographer Michael J. Weinstein

With a few exceptions, I really did not count shtiebels, yeshivas, or shuls in a storefront or someone’s home.

JP Biz – June 14, 2013

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Chesed And Rachamim In Our Lives (Part Three)

More eternal wisdom from Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h. This week considering how to become an agent of chesed (compassion) and rachamim (mercy)-continued from last week.

Is The Torah Against Women’s Pictures?

Print media may publish modest pictures of men and women; they may not publish immodest pictures or pictures of modestly dressed people posed in a provocative manner. The underlying question remains, "Who defines standards of modesty? Who determines what is considered provocative?"

Tefillah: A Meeting With Hashem – My Loving Master

After living as slaves for so many years, we could now be transformed into avdei Hashem - Hashem's slaves.

Title: Contemporary Halakhic Problems: Volume 7

One of the more forceful and vital chapters is towards the end of the book when Rabbi Bleich discusses vaccinations.

When Swearing That A Witness Is Lying Doesn’t Help (Siman 75:13)

A defendant who is faced with one witness who testifies that he borrowed money is allowed to swear that he never borrowed any money and receive judgment in his favor.

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