Category Archives: Holydays

From the Narrows I Was Liberated

A New Year Drasha/Dvar Torah by Rabbi Yonah Bookstein (5767) “Min ha-meitzar, karati Yah, anani ba-merchav Yah.  Out of the narrows of distress I called upon God, God answered me…

Forgiveness

The weather was perfect, and Rosh Hashanah in Galus went as planned. Here in Long Beach we celebrated the New Year with services and meals and lots of honey. Many…

Rosh Hashanah Girl

From the creative minds of Michelle Citrin and the Jewish Robot & Shabot 6000’s creator, William Levin comes this video Rosh Hashanah Girl – a spoof on the Obama video,…

Finkelstein to fast this Yom Kippur

The professor who cannot stop his vicious self-hatred has been mothballed by DePaul. When he was denied tenure, it was only a matter of time. According to the Chicago Tribune,…

Human error

Get out of bed, cry out in the night; pour out your heart like water before the face of Hashem…(Eicha 2:19) Todays is a national day of mourning observed for…

Liberation from Hunger

Rav Kook said that Passover and the Exodus from Egypt brought the power of liberation to the entire world. Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger Worldwide Jewish World Watch: Helping…