Monthly Archives: July 2017

Message for 9Av

I am currently in the USA lecturing and I want to share with you something that happened to me while in New York which I found quite remarkable and which I believe offers a message quite apropos to 9AV. The … Continue reading

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Jewish Leadership Exemplified by Action

To my dear son The book of Devarim introduces the discourse that Moshe imparts to the Jewish people as follows, “It was in the fortieth year …when Moshe spoke to Children of Israel…after he had smitten Sihon king of Amorite … Continue reading

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Children who are Halachically conscientious and Religiously Conscious

My recent post on halachic conversation with our children seems to have generated interest and so I wanted to follow up with the following notion. Our oldest daughter just completed her nursing degree; a tremendous accomplishment of which we are … Continue reading

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Longing to be in Eretz Yisrael

To my dear son ‎ I offered the following thought to chayalim on the border of Gaza during Operation Protective ‎Edge three years ago in an attempt to encourage and motivate them, and I wanted to share it with ‎you. … Continue reading

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Practical Rabbinics for Practical Children

This week I had the pleasure of going up to the Golan with my family and as expected, while we were traveling every kid had their headphones plugged in as they listened to their music. Later that evening we sat … Continue reading

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Armed and Hammered: Letters to my son in TZAHAL

My dear son,‎ When Balak decided to commission Bilam to curse and thereby undo the Jewish people, he ‎described the Jewish nation as, ‎“Behold! a people has come out of Egypt…”‎ Yet when Bilam repeated his mission to curse the … Continue reading

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