Tag Archives: Rabbi

Ah Kosher Un Freilichen Pesach

I was walking out of Zeman’s Bakery in Oak Park, Mi., a number of years ago when I chanced upon Morris Flatt. Morris is a real character, except for Shabbat he always dressed oddly and he also speaks with a … Continue reading

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Something Always Happens

Planning events in one’s life always comes at a price. Currently I’m preparing to attend a Bar Mitzvah, a birthday party and a Shalom Bat – the welcoming my newest granddaughter Ellah to our world, all on the same weekend. … 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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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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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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The Results of Tzedaka – Charity

I recently heard an amazing story from Rabbi Moshe Goldman of ChaBaD of Waterloo that literally “blew my mind.” He had just heard the story himself from a Rabbi Ephraim Shapiro of the Sha’arei Tefillah Synagogue of North Miami Beach, … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

It started out like most Tuesdays. Get up, Daven, check my blood sugars, and administer the proper amount of insulin to take care of the carbohydrates that I will consume at breakfast and then off to the hospital for my … Continue reading

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