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A Disaster Turned Blessing

The Torah makes it very clear that the plague of tzara’as that afflicts one who speaks lashon hara is not a natural occurrence, but...

Priorities!

On Friday, April 1, 2011, Southwest Airlines Flight 812 took off from Phoenix, heading to Sacramento with 118 people on board. As the plane...

Lashon HaRa: Stopping The Mindless Chatter

And the Kohen shall command, and he shall take for the person being purified, two live birds, cedar wood, a thread of purple wool,...

Why Me? Noblesse oblige

“If a person will have on the skin of his flesh an intensely white spot or one not as white or a shiny white...

Passing Over Passover

 I will begin this article by making a few things clear: 1) I am not in favor of going to hotels for Pesach; 2)...

The Miracle Of Childbirth

“Speak to the Children of Israel, saying: When a woman conceives and gives birth to a male, she shall be contaminated for a seven-day...

The Indicator Investors Should Never Ignore

In case you haven’t noticed, the stock market has been on a tear since the election, ignoring rising interest rates, concerns about the president’s...

Misplaced Hero

It is amazing how much media attention the United Airlines story involving Dr. David Dao, the passenger who was forcibly removed from a flight...

April 23 – 29

It is said that those who do not know their history are condemned to repeat it. While we generally use this in relation to...

Seventy Years And Totally Forgotten

 This past Friday, I traveled north to spend a relaxing and spiritual Shabbos in my favorite city in Israel – Tz’fas. Maybe I’m crazy,...