And the Plague Stopped

Everybody is worried about a plague that is sweeping the world. As Jews, what must we do when such a thing happens? Simple; we check

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From Purim to Pesach

When people think of “great Jewish holidays”, Pesach is – unquestionably – towards the top of the list. However, our Rabbis have taught us something

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The Five Words I Hate

I realize the importance of being politically correct but we must be careful, that while following the rules, we still manage to be true to

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Oh, Baby!

I spoke about it, wrote about it and knew it was happening, yet nobody believed me. I had said many times that the Jewish birth

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We Need the Jewish Women

Ask your fellow Jew the following question and see if he/she answers it correctly: “Who were the people lucky enough to leave Egypt and actually

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The Modern Day Egypt

The beautiful thing about learning the parsha with different commentaries is that many of these great Rabbis ask a simple question that flip things upside

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A Different Pesach

I remember when a good friend of mine lost his mother. He was just 6 weeks into the first year of aveylus (mourning period for

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See the Good in Israel

Jews worldwide are now studying “Nedarim” in the Daf Yomi cycle. Although we are just at the beginning of this section of the Talmud, one

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What to Daven For

We all have our lists of what to daven for. Everyone will be focused this Rosh Ha’Shanah on their personal needs which undoubtedly include refuah,

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Spy vs Spy

I admit it. I read MAD magazine as a child growing up. As a matter of fact, I not only read it, I subscribed to

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