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Saved From A Deadly Earthquake

In 5590 (1830), at the age of 65, the tzadik R’ Avraham Dov Auerbach, zt”l, moved from his hometown of Avritch, in the Ukraine,...

Twenty Years Later

Back in the days when “being on line” meant you were in a store, and the web was something spiders wove, audio was recorded...

The Danger Of Machlokes

“…Dasan and Aviram went out upright at the entrance of their tents with their wives, children, and infants.” – BaMidbar 16:27 The Rebellion Korach, carried away by...

Division And Disunity

“Korach the son of Izhar, the son of Kehat, son of Levi, separated himself, with Datan and Abiram, sons of Eliab and On son...

Shema 5: Accessing and Enjoying Our Inner Love for Hashem

V’Ahavta eis Hashem Elokecha b’chol l’vavcha, u’v’chol nafsh’cha… You shall love Hashem, your G-d, with all your heart, and with all your soul… Last week we...

Pride And Prejudice

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a takeoff on the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans, is a daily ranking of the wealthiest people on...

June 18-24

It is said that those who do not know their history are condemned to repeat it. Criminal acts can be things that are more...

Can This Nation Remain United?

I haven’t written in a long while. I have been going through a lot of personal stuff that has consumed me, which I will...

Be There Or Be Square

On Thursday, June 29, at 7:00 p.m. at the Young Israel of Hillcrest (169-07 Jewel Avenue), the Queens Jewish Community Council, in conjunction with...

Rising To The Occasion

It was not too long ago when the public complained that Congress was too partisan. They wanted Congress to look past party affiliation and...