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I Wish This Were My Original Article

I had it all worked out. I was going to write an article titled, “Daddy, Please Don’t Write This Article.” It was going to...

Fred Trump’s Synagogue

During the most recent presidential election campaign in the United States, then-candidate Donald Trump made a speech in which he recalled how his father,...

Stop The Noise

On Yom Kippur a few weeks ago, all day long I couldn’t stop thinking about Titus. That may sound strange, since Titus is one...

Carry On

1 a.m., Sunday morning, October 28: Motza’ei Shabbos is kind of a strange time. One minute it’s Shabbos and the next, it’s back to reality....

Midos: Central To All Avodas Hashem

Eliezer, the faithful servant of Avraham, was charged with finding a wife for Yitzchak. Knowing full well the gravity of his mission, he also...

The Land’s Children

“… grant me a property (achuzah) for a burial site with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.” (Bereishit 23:4) Why...

Anti-Semitism Raises Its Ugly Head Again

I, like many of you, am shocked and saddened by the senseless slaughter of 11 of our people at Shabbos services in Pittsburgh last...

A Need For Courage, Cooperation, And Thought-Out Solutions

When I went to Brussels, Belgium, and visited a synagogue, I saw two soldiers with automatic weapons standing by the entrance. The same scenario...