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Why I Support (A Different Kind Of) “HaShomrim Cards”

November 23, 2020

“Nafshi laShem mishomrim la’boker, shomrim la’boker” Tehillim 130:6 By now, I am sure many of my readers…

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Our Journey to Jerusalem

November 23, 2020

The sweltering heat that greeted us upon leaving the air-conditioned terminal at Ben Gurion last week was…

Learn Aleph, Teach Aleph : The World is Waiting for YOU

November 3, 2020

The packed room had been silent for a few minutes, the air thick with anticipation. All eyes…

A Matter of Perspective: Understanding the Advocacy of Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchov

November 3, 2020

  “Never confuse righteousness with self-righteousness. They sound similar, but they are opposites. The righteous see the…

The Dual Perspective of Reality: Where the Tanya and the Nefesh HaChaim Diverge

November 2, 2020

THERE EXISTS A dual perspective of reality. One perspective is reality as seen from God’s viewpoint, while…

The Two Mountains of Judaism

November 2, 2020

In sharp contrast to the traditional approach of the other Chassidic masters, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772…