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Tzidkas HaTzadik #69

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Vegetarianism in the Torah

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Tzidkas HaTzadik #67

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Meseches Shabbos daf 7b

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Friendsgiving with Framily Parshas Vayeitzei

I learned about a new holiday this past week – Friendsgiving. Friendsgiving is Thanksgiving, but for friends. In the past five years, Friendsgiving has gone from a fringe holiday, celebrated by a few people who couldn’t make it home for the holiday, to a rather common in-addition-to-Thanksgiving event. Instagram has about a million posts about more »

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The Siddur: Page by Page Modeh Ani and Netilas Yadayim

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Eulogy for Max Jacob a’h

  Next week’s parsha begins with the words, vayeitzei Yaakov miBe’er Sheva, vayeilech Charana, and Yaakov left Be’er Sheva, and he went to Charan. Rashi famously asks, why does the Torah mention where Yaakov was leaving from? If he went to Charan, he most certainly left Be’er Sheva? Why does the Torah emphasize that Yaakov more »

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Ger V’toshav Anochi

In the early 18th century, one of the great Polish poskim, Halachic authorities, was a man by the name of Rabbi Dovid HaLevi Segal, otherwise known as the Taz, an abbreviation of his seminal work on Jewish Law, the Turei Zahav. The Taz was married to the daughter of Rav Yoel Sirkis, another leading Halachic more »

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What’s Next? The Complexities of Judgment Parshas Vayeira

About a year ago, I delivered a sermon on the topic of abuse. There were two points I was trying to convey: The first being to make yourself, as a parent and as a friend, the type of person who your child, family member or friend would be comfortable speaking to if they are G-d more »

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Tzidkas HaTzadik #65 part 1

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