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We live in interesting times that witness murder as state policy and also brazen and often violent religious intolerance. These are also times, by contrast, of religious tolerance in many quarters … more
This year’s Jewish season of joy has been marred by a series of ongoing tragedies. In his recent book, “Judaism Alive,” Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn of the Yavneh Academy in Los Angeles, … more
Yes, it’s that wonderful time of year again. With Chanukah upon us, the Kosher Bookworm once again offers suggestions for holiday readings and gift giving. “The Seven Fruits of the … more
The joyous festival of Chanukah is just ten days away and the joyous American feast of Thanksgiving is now upon us. However, these are hardly joyous times; events around us reflect an ever-present … more
South Shore Rep. Kathleen Rice issued the following statement: “Last week, I was horrified to learn that a young man from our district, Eli Borochov, was shot in the leg by a sniper while … more
We are living in tumultuous times that are trying not just our souls but also our very physical existence. The recent shooting, in the holy city of Chevron, of Cedarhurst resident Eli Borochov and … more
This week’s column will focus on a special author and his unique book on Jewish practice and law. The author, Thomas Furst, a lawyer, has the yichus of being a descendent of the great Gaon, the … more
This coming Shabbat Chayei Sarah marks the first yahrtzeit of the holy martyrs, the kedoshim of the Har Nof Massacre on the 25th day of Marcheshvon. This week’s column is dedicated to one of … more
This past month marked in Woodmere what has now become, over the past decade and a half, an annual yahrzeit commemorative, a Hilula, conducted by Rabbi Moshe Weinberger in memory of the sainted … more
Reality dictates that current events always drives this column, and this week is no different in this regard. In a recent essay entitled, "Questions With No Answers," one of our community's most … more
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