Sep. 07, 2018 | WHY DID HASHEM CREATE DARKNESS?


Early this summer, my wife and I flew to Moscow. We left New York in the afternoon. I davened mincha (the afternoon prayer) on the plane and waited for dark so that I could daven maariv (the evening prayer).  

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Aug. 31, 2018 | THE FIFTEEN-FOOT LADDER


There is a store in Lakewood, New Jersey where I buy hats and shoes. This place has my extremities covered. (I guess the soul is my responsibility!) I want to tell you why I like this store. Mr. Aaron Yosef Schreiber puts his soul into this business. I like to patronize stores where someone cares. I dislike chain stores, where you can stand on line at the checkout for an hour and no one is interested. They get a salary with or without you. 

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Aug. 24, 2018 | THE LAST EXILE


“Ki seitzei … When you go out to war against your enemies ….” (Dvarim 21:10) 

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