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    May 1, 2015

    Don’t Just Stand There – do ...

    “You shall not stand by [the shedding of] your fellow’s blood. I am Hashem.” Lev. 19:16 I was driving on cold morning down the highway in ...
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    April 24, 2015

    A Share of the World to Come

    There is a tradition to study Pirkei Avot from Passover until Shavuot. Pirkei Avot contains the timeless wisdom of the sages, and inspiring messages f...
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    March 26, 2015

    Protecting a Life is Always a Priority

    (Published in Jewish Journal March 27) The Torah commands us protect our lives, and those of others. Based on the verse, “Guard yourself and gua...
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    March 1, 2015

    Never Forget: Iran is the Problem, not B...

    In a Jewish world desperate for unity, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach succeeded in uniting a broad array of Jewish groups, including Reform, Conservative, Orth...
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    February 20, 2015

    Where God is Depends on Us

    When children ask us, “where is God?” We usually tell them that “God is everywhere.” It’s a beautiful answer, completely true, but it do...
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Don’t Just Stand There – do Something Holy

“You shall not stand by [the shedding of] your fellow’s blood. I am Hashem.” Lev. 19:16 I was driving on cold morning down the highway in New Jersey and a car ahead…

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A Share of the World to Come

There is a tradition to study Pirkei Avot from Passover until Shavuot. Pirkei Avot contains the timeless wisdom of the sages, and inspiring messages for everyday living. In essence, Pirkei…

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How can we Heal After the Holocaust?

Look at images on Google for the word Holocaust and feel the hole in your soul. It hurts. It’s silencing. The enormity and barbarism of the Holocaust are so unfathomable…

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Tragic Loss in Brooklyn Sounds Alarm Across the Jewish World

(Published in Jewish Journal March 27) During a time when we are preparing our homes and communities to celebrate the joyous festivities of Passover, a painful tragedy has muted our…

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Protecting a Life is Always a Priority

(Published in Jewish Journal March 27) The Torah commands us protect our lives, and those of others. Based on the verse, “Guard yourself and guard your soul very much” (Deut….

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Never Forget: Iran is the Problem, not Boteach

In a Jewish world desperate for unity, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach succeeded in uniting a broad array of Jewish groups, including Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, secular and religious, right leaning, and left…