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Reb Yankev Kamenetsky

I come from Windsor, a small town in southern Ontario, Canada. Everyday a group of us would board a school-bus or a taxi and across the border into the USA to go to Yeshiva Beth Yehudah in Detroit, MI. The … Continue reading

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Jews Are From Jew-piter, Revisited

This past Yom Kippur I was in a very bad way, in excruciating pain and having great difficulty coping with my situation. All my life I was very resilient to strife. I was a survivor and believed that I could … 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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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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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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To Give Thanks

When I owned a restaurant in Jerusalem in the 80’s, we did a big Thanksgiving business with transplanted Americans, as well as young American men and women studying in Israel. While a great many of them were orthodox and not … Continue reading

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