Category Archives: Spiritual

We’re Missing The Point

Before I begin my remarks I wish to say that I have spent most of my spiritual life nurtured by Chareidi teachers, mentors and friends. I have sat at their feet and studied their teachings. I have eaten at their … Continue reading

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To Rejoice or Not To Rejoice

It’s been a week since the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s assassination and the world is still talking up a storm over his demise. Some deny his death without “proof,” others are still jumping for joy and believe that a … Continue reading

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JEWOGRAPHY

A Beautiful Purim Story forwarded to me by Noe Gold The brand new Rabbi and his wife were newly assigned to their first congregation to reopen a Shul in suburban Brooklyn. They arrived in early February excited about their opportunities. … Continue reading

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Yosil’s Spectacular Cholent

Today has been a day of ups and downs. one of the ups was that of all days 3 people contacted me and asked for my Cholent recipe. For those of you who don’t know, Cholent is a Jewish food that … Continue reading

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Reb Shlomo Carlebach’s Yahrtzeit

Reb Shlomo Carlebach’s Yahrtzeit, Sunday, Oct 24th, 2010 – 16th Cheshvan, 5771 Like thousands of people world over, I felt like Shlomo and I were friends. He was many things to all who knew him: he was a poet, a … Continue reading

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Tears that soften the heart.

Tears that soften the heart The Jewish calendar marks many events, some joyful, others filled with sorrow. Like our calendar, each of us live somewhere in between these two extremes. Recently, my life was turned upside down. Due to a … Continue reading

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