Aug. 17, 2018 | THE CONCEPT OF MONARCHY


Recently, my wife and I were privileged to travel to Russia for a brief but fascinating trip under the leadership of Rabbi Aryeh Katzin, a principal force behind Russian kiruv in the U. S. Rabbi Katzin heads RAJE (Russian-American Jewish Experience) and founded Sinai Academy. He grew up under Communism in Russia, learned Torah in Yerushalayim, and was recruited some thirty years ago by leading American rabbis, principal among them Rabbi Elya Svei zt”l

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Aug. 10, 2018 | THE ANATOMY OF LOSHON HARA


This Shabbos and Sunday are Rosh Chodesh Elul! One month until Rosh Hashanah!   

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Aug. 03, 2018 | A PINHOLE


We are now in the Season of Teshuva (repentance). Next Shabbos is Rosh Chodesh Elul, but – after all – the entire summer is a time of teshuva. Is this not what The Three Weeks are all about? 

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