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“Rebbe, My Girlfriend is Not Jewish”

The following fascinating private audience between the Rebbe and a Brazilian college student took place on Yud Shvat 1980. During the Yechidus the Brazilian student brought up his relationship with a non-Jewish woman, wanting to hear the Rebbe’s opinion. “Rebbe, my girl friend, who is not Jewish, and I, are thinking of getting married. What […]

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Back in Action!

To all my dearest readers and friends, I have been back in Israel for about two weeks now, but I haven’t been able to have some quality time to sit down and write. Finally, due to your encouragement, I hope to publish a few more articles in the near future. Thank you for all your […]

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One Mitzvah Can Go A Long Way

I hung up the phone with a smile, and shook my head in disbelief. “Why?” you ask. Ill tell you, after a brief introduction. Our Rabbis have taught us “One mitzvah brings along another mitzvah”. I always understood this teaching to mean that if one performs a mitzvah, then Hashem causes another mitzvah to come […]

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Yom HaAtzmaut – The Questions and Judaism’s Answers

Every year, we celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, in many different ways. Some say Hallel and wear holiday clothes, while others fulfill the sacred mitzvah of going to Gan Soccer and grilling meat (only kosher of course!). In any case, there are always a few questions about this holiday, that the honest, thinking, Torah […]

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A Message from the Doves

I was sitting at my desk here in Jerusalem, thinking of what to write. I was interrupted by the cooing of a dove on the windowsill. I tried to ignore it, but soon, there was another one on the other windowsill, and together, the noise was slightly bothersome. I thought to myself, “when will they […]

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Tears at the Wailing Wall

I write these words, not wanting to believe them. I walked into my Yeshiva this morning, not wanting to believe the sign was posted there. My eyes scanned the white paper, now so bright in the sunlight – not wanting to believe what I was reading was true. Rabbi Noach Weinberg, the founder and Rosh […]

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