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My Best Friend

Shalom aleichem! Earlier this week, I spoke to one of my oldest friends, Natan. We grew up in Calgary together and he…

Nepal

None of the clocks worked and wrists wearing watches were few and far between.  We spent last Shabbat in the Catskill Mountains…

Who Is Us?

Shalom aleichem! Mazel tov to Eilon & Yael Even-Esh on the birth of twin boys! Mazel tov to Aaron & Raquel Brody…

The Golden Goblet

Rabbi Avraham Yissachar Dov Rabinowicz of Radomsk (1843-1892) once joined Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz (1793-1896) for the Pesach Seder. Both rabbis…

A Story For Passover

One Pesach, it seemed to the Chassidic master Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, that he had performed the Seder with all the proper intentions.…

Money for Wheat

Shalom aleichem! The Baal Shem Tov taught that we must learn from everything that happens in the world. After all, with billions…

Vayikra

This week’s Torah portion is Vayikra, which means, “and He called.” It relates that G-d called to Moses, and taught him the laws of the…