A Jewish Star - Season 4
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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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I Don’t Even Know How To Respond

Warning: Some content discussed may be uncomfortable for some audiences or unsuitable for some ages. Discretion is advised. While Rabbi Yoni generally tries to stray from being carried away by current politics or controversies, many have asked for his official response to this issue. This article in no way represent the opinion or standpoint of […]

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Rav Aviner on… I Want to be Sephardi

[Be-Ahavah U-Be-Emunah – Devarim 5770 – translated by R. Blumberg] Forgive me, Rav Berger, Forgive me, Rav Meltzer, I’m really trying, I’m really striving to get my son into your institution. I don’t know exactly what’s involved, But I’m not succeeding. Could it be my name? My accent? My skin color? But I WANT to […]

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Toldos Avraham Yitzchak: Perception vs. Reality

By Larry Gordon Lawrence, NY – They are seen as firebrands who are by choice isolated and who stick to themselves. They shun the limelight and instead prefer to live a simple, pious, and humble lives without the accouterments of modern life—all in an effort to pull themselves closer to G-d. This week they momentarily […]

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A True Jewish Leader: Part Two

I left off last week, speaking about true Jewish leaders. This last week has been so very hectic in Israel. As you all know election day was last week, and the country was split up over two very possible candidates – Tzipi Livni, and Bibi Netanyahu. I spent Shabbat with relatives, and heard the back […]

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