Sometimes you want to go Where everybody knows your name And they’re always glad you came You want to be where you can see Our troubles are all the same […]
The arduous journey was finally coming to an end. The Jewish people had wandered through the desert for forty years: years filled with ups and downs, complaints and miracles, awesome
What do Winnie the Pooh, Chronicles of Narnia, Shrek, Pinocchio, and Grimms Fairy Tales have in common? A talking donkey. Fairy tales seem to have their fair share of them (bad
Can there be a misfortune in a city and God has not brought it? (Amos 3:6)
On January 12, 2010, a catastrophic earthquake hit the country of Haiti, causing widespread devastation and massive loss of life and limb, and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. The international community, shocked by the indescribable human tragedy, immediately galvanized efforts to bring relief to, and express solidarity with, the suffering people of Haiti. Prominently included among those expressing solidarity and offering humanitarian aid was the State of Israel and the Jewish community—including the Orthodox Jewish community.
Lep’er n. One suffering from leprosy; outcast. (Webster’s Dictionary) Webster has it right. Indeed, as the Torah tells us, a leper is both one who is suffering from leprosy and an outcast. Unique among
Dearest Friends, When I first sent out an email about ourShul closing, I wrote — “Thecurrent plan is to reopen Wednesday, April 1st for Shacharis at7:15″ That
Wife (calling husband at work): Hi, Honey! I have a great idea. Let’s get a babysitter and go check out that new restaurant tonight. We haven’t been out together in a