Tag Archives: Hebrew

120814 – The 1st Yahrtzeit of My Mother

Tomorrow, August 14th will be the first anniversary (in the secular solar calendar) of my mother Helen Rosenzweig’s death. Mom was a woman who came from a Jewish world that was lost to most of us who grew up in … Continue reading

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111011 – Jews Are From Jupiter

I entered Yom Kippur this year in an emotional state of despair. It was not so much that in two weeks I am going to have my right foot amputated, I have reconciled myself with that, it was the overwhelming … Continue reading

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How You Can Aid In The Peace Process

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * VORTIFY YOURSELF Rabbi Yosil Rosenzweig rebyosil@gmail.com PARSHAT NASO Bamidbar (Numbers) 4:21-7:89 Haftorah – Judges 13:2-25 110604 * * * * * … 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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Yeshivish – When Yeshiva Language and English Mix

When learning in a Yeshiva, one picks up Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish words and incorporate them into our everyday English. This is done for two reasons: first, because Hebrew is an expedient language and you can say in one word, what would sometimes … Continue reading

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