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Torah Portion — Eikev

July 23rd, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb As a parent, grandparent, and psychologist, I am often considered to be something of an expert on parenting and child rearing. In that capacity, I have frequently been asked to review ... Read More


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New dating site for Aliyah-minded singles goes live

July 23rd, 2013 | by ledger_admin

JERUSALEM – Nefesh B’Nefesh has joined forces with the popular Jewish dating site Saw You at Sinai to produce See You In Israel  (www.seeyouinisrael.com), an online dating service for Aliyah-minded singles.  The initiative aims to provide ... Read More


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New online service helps the bereaved

July 23rd, 2013 | by ledger_admin

When Sharon Rosen’s mother passed away, she was exhausted and overwhelmed by the stress of making final arrangements, fielding endless phone calls from family and friends, and figuring out what to do with the mountains of ... Read More


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TorahPortion Ve’etchanan Shabbat Nachamu

July 16th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin  “Comfort you, comfort you, My People” (Isaiah 40:1) The Shabbat after Tisha B’Av is known as the Shabbat of Comfort, a phrase taken from the first verse of the prophetic reading from Isaiah. ... Read More


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The Talking Books are Live!

July 10th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

In the spring of 2011, two Fellows from the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass. picked up more than 200 Yiddish books from the Jewish Public Library in Montreal. They brought those tapes back to the ... Read More


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Torah Portion Devarim

July 10th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin  “This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘The fasts of the fourth, fifth, seventh and tenth months will become joyful and glad occasions and happy festivals for Judah. Therefore, love truth and peace.’” ... Read More


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Matot Masei

July 3rd, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin The tribes of Gad and Reuven are so taken with the grazing potential of the land east of the Jordan River that they request permission to remain there and establish their settlement. Moses ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Pinchas

June 26th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   This week’s portion of Pinchas emphasizes different types of leadership – and especially the necessary switch-over from the authoritative, majestic, scepter-staff leadership of Moses to the very different, humanistic and democratic leadership ... Read More


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