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Parashat Tazria discusses the laws regarding tzora’as, leprosy, that are widely viewed as incomprehensible! Not to mention that we have never seen

Parshat Tzav – Why Do We Kasher Our Dishes?

Parashat Tzav (“Command”; here, a verb) gives a detailed description of the sacrificial services. Thus

The parashah of Pekudei (Numbers) begins with Moshe’s report of the quantities of gold, silver, copper, various gems and so on that were used to

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


Six months to the day after the October 7 massacre in Eretz Yisrael, Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation held a remarkable hachnosas sefer

 Project Lead held an especially memorable pre-Purim luncheon for Holocaust survivors and other frail Jewish elderly at Prestige Restaurant in Rego

In the “world’s borough,” every language can be heard, and for Jewish languages, the epicenter of this diversity is Rego Park. I experienced it in my

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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