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A Fool’s Folly

אַל־תַּ֣עַן כְּ֖סִיל כְּאִוַּלְתּ֑וֹ פֶּֽן־תִּשְׁוֶה־לּ֥וֹ גַם־אָֽתָּה: Do not answer a fool according to his folly lest even you become like him. Mishle (Proverbs) 26:4 A response to a post by a member of our Shiviti Learning Forum on Facebook Shalom, I hesitated greatly before approving this post. But since you are not the only one to […]

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A personal message from the Rabbi – please read!

Dear Friend, With Hashem’s unwavering help, this has been an incredible year of growth and transformation! Our small, start-up community has blossomed into a spiritual powerhouse which has touched the lives of thousands! Things You Need To Hear This year alone, we have successfully engaged numerous people through our diverse programs. Whether connecting with us […]

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The Sound of Redemption

It has been over a year since I last wrote an article. The reason? I only write from inspiration, and the inspiration to write a piece worthy of publication has been far from my reach. Until today, this Rosh Chodesh of Nissan, the month of our redemption. Checking Yeshiva World News as I do too […]

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The Kuzari: Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Yoni!

A new and exciting, text-based class in Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Yoni! The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith Thursday Evenings at 7:30pm, beginning November 1st Do you want to tackle the deepest ideas of Judaism in a clear and exciting way? Are you a seeker of the truth and possess an intelligent, thinking […]

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Mazal Tov to Rabbi Avi and R’ Levi!

  ימא טבא לרבנן Mazal Tov to Rabbi Avi Kozma! On your additional Semicha! Rabbi Yoni and all of us at RabbiYoni.com would like to wish a special Mazal Tov to Rabbi Yoni’s dear friend and study partner, Rabbi Avi Kozman shlit”a, Former Chief Rabbi of the Republic of Macedonia, and student of our Rabbi […]

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Blogger’s Birthday Blessing

To all my friends, family, and readers, The subject of whether or not to celebrate birthdays, has been a “hot topic” in the Jewish world for ages. The first person in the Torah reported to celebrate his birthday, was Pharaoh, who did so with a cake and candles (see commentaries there). Believe it or not! […]

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Exile of the Soul

Tonight is my last night here in Jerusalem. I am returning to San Diego to celebrate the Pesach holiday with my family, and I will continue writing from there. My heart is torn. On one hand, I am so thrilled to be able to be home, with my family, my friends, my community. Yet on […]

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