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Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler

Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler is senior rabbi of Congregation AAB&D in West Orange, NJ. Rabbi Zwickler can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler

Another Failure!

Not every bar mitzvah speech is so memorable that you remember it in detail years later, but when we hear something that speaks to us,

A Simple Question?

As most shul rabbis can attest, we are rarely back home the moment minyan is over. People often have quick questions or comments to share

I Won’t Do That!

“Abba, we have a big problem!” my son told me anxiously a few weeks back. What now? I thought. “There is a dead squirrel in

A Lesson From a Hatzolah Volunteer

Editor’s note: This article is a personal essay/dvar Torah corresponding to Parshat Baalak from our regular columnist in West Orange and is not a commentary

A Lesson From the Turnpike

I was driving last week on the New Jersey Turnpike and found myself going quite slowly behind a truck in the middle lane. As I

Chasing the Ball

One day this past week, my son was playing basketball in our driveway when I came out the front door. As I stood on the

The Back of the Line

As if being the youngest in my family wasn’t enough, my last name didn’t do me any favors. I have a very warm place in

Our Need For Boundaries

David was known as a charitable, respected and active member of his community. He was out of the house a number of nights each week

A Garden Of Dreams

A couple of years ago we decided to make our first garden. I had seen other people make gardens and was told it was relatively

There Is More to the Story

A number of years ago, a close rabbinic colleague called me and shared his deep frustration. The rabbi was officiating at a funeral where the