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Two weeks ago, Jerry and I attended the wedding of the daughter of our very close friends, Debbi and Jack Shafran. Jerry sat with Sam Zylberberg, with whom he always enjoys speaking and joking … more
Anybody who pays attention to the sorts of things honored by contemporary popular culture knows that stories about heroism are passé. But why then do we still long for them? In March 1920, … more
How did President Donald Trump go from “People have been talking about [the two-state solution] for so many years now; it so far hasn’t worked” in February … more
When I departed New York for Denver before Rosh Hashanah, neighbors in my heavily Jewish building asked if they could put up a Rosh Hashanah guest in my apartment. “Sure!” I replied. … more
A newspaper interview with Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar, billed by publishers as an opportunity for Israeli and international readers to learn about the new Hamas, ended up confirming that the old Hamas … more
There is plenty of evidence that George Soros contributed funding to the anti-Kavanaugh protests from the time he was nominated through the sexual assault accusations. But when President Trump … more
We should know by now that kavvana, or the use of deep meaning and concentration, has been at the heart of the study of prayer in Jewish law and practice throughout our history. In his study on … more
The conclusion of Parashat Bereishit paints a dire picture of mankind’s imminent annihilation: “And the L-rd saw that the evil of man was great in the earth, and every imagination of his … more
May G-d enlarge Yefet, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem” (Bereishit 9:27). In rabbinic tradition, Yefet and Shem — two sons of Noah — represent different civilizations. … more
Another terror attack in Israel on Sunday morning. This time not “random.” This time, an Arab co-worker who knew his victims tied them up and murdered them. Does it get more evil than … more
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