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Why Wait?

The grown children of an alter yid, an elderly man, came together for the departing of their beloved father. As they gathered around the patriarch

Patronizingly Real

I was privileged to be part of the final graduating class from Yeshiva Shaarei Torah when Rabbi Berel Wein was its rosh yeshiva. It must

Rosh Chodesh Comfort

Parashat Re’eh Shabbat Rosh Chodesh 8/27/22 “K’ish asher imo t’nachamehnu ken anochi anachemchem-uvirushalayim t’nuchamu.” This Shabbat, we observe the first day of Rosh Chodesh Elul

What Is a Blessing?

Parashat Re’eh opens with: “See I have put before you today a blessing and a curse.” The Sforno (Shemot 20:15) explains that wherever the Torah

TikTok Chesed vs. Torah Chesed

Part II Who Should Perform Chesed? The mitzvah of chesed applies equally to men and to women. It should also be taught to one’s children.

Avoiding Social Media Envy

I. Social Media Discontent Social media is what we make of it. The different social media platforms—Facebook, Instagram, etc.—allow us to share thoughts and pictures

The Good Society

Moses, having set out the prologue and preamble to the covenant and its broad guiding principles, now turns to the details, which occupy the greater

Setting Limits and Expectations

In the middle of this week’s parsha, Moshe (14:1) issues a rousing and inspiring description of our unique connection to the Almighty, as he declares,

First and Lasting Impressions

In our parsha, Bnei Yisrael is cautioned not to worship the gods of the Canaanim after Bnei Yisrael conquer their territory and reside there: “When

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