One should never be demoralized, discouraged or disheartened in the process of seeking a shidduch. The outcome is directed by Divine Providence Among the countless calls that I receive daily on a ...

The famed Lubliner Rav, Rav Meir Shapiro asks, “What would be our reaction if someone told us to go out and count the stars?” Our reaction would be to simply ignore the request. We would say, ...

A Palace in Flames The Genesis of a Faith I was in Canada on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. Election Day. Wednesday morning, I flew back and when I landed in Newark airport, my taxi driver tells ...

What attracted Lot to live in Sodom?  When Terach began his trek from his hometown, his destination was the Land of Canaan. The Torah never explains this migration, never gives us any insight ...

In this week’s parsha, Parshas Lech Lecha we learn about the mitzvah of milah. The Tur, in his introduction to hilchos milah quotes the Gemara in Nedarim 31b, that milah is considered the ...

To the victor belong the spoils, but sometimes he’s just not interested. Abraham was cut from that cloth. He had just won a fierce war against four powerful Mesopotamian kings who had invaded the ...

There are many persons in this week’s parshah. Chief among them, of course, are Adam and Eve, the very first persons on earth. But the names of quite a few others are listed. Some are obscure, ...

It’s during the quiet times of life that we show G-d what we are truly made of.   Post-Sukkot always feels like such an anticlimax. Major holiday after major holiday passed us by in quick-fire ...

Why would the Creator need any help to complete the work of creation? Surely, the One who formed the world out of nothingness, who created all the hosts of the heavens and the teeming life of the ...
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