New York City Bill de Blasio erred in admonished the Jewish community at large over the failure of funeral attendees to keep an appropriate social distance at a funeral of a noted rabbi in Brooklyn. What can we learn from his mistake?
WARNING! Don't speak to young children as you speak to adults. Logic will NOT work!
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The performance of mitzvot has the ability to cure sickness and even to save a life. This message is particularity apropos as we remain in quarantine due to Covid-19.
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Moshe handles the two different flash points that arise in the Parsha very differently. Why can we learn from the contrast?
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In the Berchot Hamazon we state that God has NOT forsaken us.In light of all the suffering the Jewish people have endured can we say this in good faith?
Is it a mere coincidence that the spelling of "Hametz" and "Matza" are so similar?
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According to our sages Pesach was celebrated in Genesis. How was it possible to celebrate Pesach before the Children of Israel even became slaves in Egypt?
We recite Kaddish for our dearly departed loved ones; yet, the Kaddish liturgy says nothing about the dead. What is the connection?
This past year we witnessed the worst anti-Semitic attack in American history. Besides tightening security, what do we have to do to ensure our survival?
Life isn’t fair. The question is, “How do we respond?” Do we become mired in anger or find ways to allow ourselves to move on?
Rabbi Steven Saks
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