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Upon his return to Eretz Yisroel, Yaakov Avinu sends a peace-making message to his hostile brother, Eisav.  He begins the message saying, “I lived

Truth and peace are ultimate values in Judaism. But what happens when there is a conflict between them?

The surprising answer is found in our Torah

“From now on the earth will have seasons of sowing and harvest, and cold and heat”— the Torah teaches us in this verse that the year was divided into

The Gemarah learns from the pasuk “Lo Yamushu Mipikha Umipi Zarakha Umipi Zera Zarakha Meata Vead Olam” that if three generations of Torah can

In the words of Mr. Nissim Tajir, “Mishpachat Kaikov gave three treasures to Klal Yisrael: Rav Yaakov Kaikov, Rav Chizkiyahu Kaikov, and Rav Elazar

In the city of Karmina (Navayee) lived Mula Haim (Haimoff), a well-respected rav and community leader. However, Rav Haim always aspired to live in

I remember hearing about an interesting custom of some New York Jewish families to keep small rocks from Jerusalem in a cup for display in the house

The following is a short parable/ story I wrote. It explores the weight of our choices and also depicts the sometimes-latent human strength that

The days of awe are marked by judgment, but how do I prove that I have free choice? You may say that you know you have choice because you have the

According to Sephardic custom, a food that is ground into a jelly or paste retains its original Bracha. Even though the resulting food does not

The Gemara in Masechet Shabbat (51) discusses the issue of crushing ice or snow on Shabbat. It emerges from the Gemara, as the Shulchan Aruch rules

Peter Koo, Fransisco Moya, Barry Grodenchik, and Rory Lancman – of City Council Districts 20, 21, 23, and 24, respectively – all won fairly easily

According to an email sent out by MTT late Tuesday night, the Mesivta has just signed to make Shaare Tova on Lefferts Blvd. in Kew Gardens their new

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The ABA was established in 2016 with a mission of uniting the