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Friday Feature: What Are You Thankful For This Week?

It’s time for the Friday Feature again, where I ask you what good things happened to you this week. This is direct from Telushkin’s Book of Jewish Values… 860 more words

Conversion Process

Confessed hit man hired by rabbi set for release

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A confessed hit man who was one of two people paid to kill a New Jersey rabbi’s wife in 1994 is scheduled to be released from prison one day before the 20th anniversary of the victim’s death. 245 more words

National / World

The act can purify the moment

But what if I make a mistake?

What if they all laugh at me?

What if they don’t understand?

How can I be sure I’m doing it for the correct reasons? 705 more words

Small Opinion

Miami police obtain video from area near where Brooklyn Rabbi was killed

MIAMI, Fla. (PIX11) – 7News Miami reports that police have obtained surveillance video from a home near where Brooklyn Rabbi Joseph Raskin was killed.

The Brooklyn Rabbi was shot last Saturday morning in Miami while walking to a local synagogue. 61 more words


The Kerfuffle Over Knausgaard

I have found over the years in compiling my summer reading lists that inevitably I end up reading a book or two in the course of the summer that didn’t make the original list.   760 more words

The Bris

This creative momma had another baby! Beautiful little August came into the world August 2nd, and we were invited to their excellent home with the lounge in the garage – 122 more words


On a happier note... met with the new rabbi

I feel much more comfortable with this rabbi than the previous one.

For starters, he was patient with me and understood the issues I was bringing to the table.  181 more words