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I love to think and write about miracles – and there’s no better time to reflect on the miracles in our lives than at Hanukkah. In her 2017 Hanukkah message, on LIHerald.com, Rabbi … more
I attended Lt. Col. Philbin’s talk last night [Sept. 17 at PHDS] and I thought, wow, here is a real-life Righteous Gentile in our midst!  He was down to earth, humorous, and straight … more
In the article “Why Jewish education matters,” published in the Jewish Standard newspaper, Rabbi David J. Fine writes, “Jewish and American cultures share this essential value … more
“The Jewish Garden” is a concept and article by Rabbi Dov Lev on aish.com. In it, he talks about appreciating God through nature and how the plant kingdom is a path to God. He … more
It has been six years since my father passed away, at the age of 95. He was a powerful force who embraced Judaism and firmly believed in sticking with your beliefs even when the going gets … more
  It is wonderful to be well-liked and considered fair-minded.  Fair mindedness, however, is not an excuse for refraining from espousing hard truths.  Such is my take on the April … more
You’ve found the one – that was the easy part. Now on to the challenge of ensuring that the wedding goes without a hitch and that the marriage will be long and fruitful. No pressure … more
It’s the time of year when we transition from summer to fall, from this year to the new year and from our children’s summer activities to the school year. I found an interesting quote … more
The camp experience has never been more important for our children, and even adults. In our technology-laden world, camps provide a much-needed opportunity to bond in person, share values and … more
I am a student of words. Words are critical in my work and I use them carefully. Words have great impact, and I have experienced words that “burn in my brain” long after they have … more