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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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120627 – Inspiration Comes In The Strangest Places

Having just returned home from weeks of rehab, with more out-patient rehab in the future, I have been pondering my experiences and needed to get it down on paper. I have always considered myself an “open minded” person. During the … Continue reading

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T’was the Night Before Chanukah

T’was the night before Chanukah, boychiks and maidels, Not a sound could be heard, not even the dreidels. The menorah was set on the chimney, just right, In the kitchen my Bubbe hut gechapt a bite. Salami, pastrami, a glessala tay and zowerah … 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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Debbi Friedman A”H

I first met Debbi in Snowbird, Utah. I was working for Rabbi Aryeh Spero who provided kosher supervision for the Wexner Foundation. The foundation chose future Jewish leaders from specifically selected communities and provided them with an amazing connection to … Continue reading

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