My Encounter with Rav Lichtenstein

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First-Person Account of an American Rabbi Visiting the Temple Mount

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Is Obama a State Sponsor of Terrorism?

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I’ve Been Profiled

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The Photo On The Wall

Today (10 Nissan – April 18) is the 21st yahrzeit of my daughter Alisa Flatow, Hy”d. I’d like to share with readers of The Jewish Press some personal reflections on the events of 1995 and what has happened since.

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The Kaddish

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The Diapora’s Dilemma in Sydney

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Remembering Yehoshua Friedberg HY”D [video]

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Moving Back the Clocks Gives Bibi and Abbas Perfect Excuse Not to Meet

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From Segregation to Confrontation – No Nostalgia for Baltimore

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When Water Came Out Instead of Gas: A Child’s Memories of Surviving the Holocaust

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Kidnapping Saga: Wells Empty of Water but Full of Snakes and Scorpions

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Yes, There are Rightist Artists – Me!

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“Home Again” by Shalev Ben Yaakov: A Remarkable Account of a Conversion to Judaism:

During my spiritual journey I discovered G-d spoke to man only once, to the Jewish people at Sinai
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Diary from the Ukrainian Border: Megillah to Go

When it became clear we would reach Kishinev far too late to hear Megillah reading, Raphael Poch produced his kosher Megillah scroll and began the reading on the bus.

The Tzohar Rabbinical Organization on the passing of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

"Rav Lichtenstein's vision and inspiration served to guide the development of Tzohar."

Thank you, Jewish Press Readers

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My Rav

Rav Lichtenstein did not learn Tanaim, Amoraim, Rishonim and Achronim, rather he learned with them

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