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Weekly Torah Portion – The Celebration of Life

Parshat Ekev: Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25; Isaiah 49:14-51:3. Jews have been pioneers in medicine for more than a thousand years. From Maimonides to Clara Stone to Jonas...

Service To Israel

Rabbi Yoskowitz’s U.S. Army chaplaincy work honored at Ammunition Hill. Rabbi Herbert A. Yoskowitz Friday, June 15, 2018, is a day I will long remember. It...

Weekly Torah Portion – The Original Prayer Book

Parshat V’etchanan: Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11; Isaiah 40:1-26. In this week’s Torah portion, we find Moses’ personal prayer, petitioning God for entry into the Land of Israel....

Yiddish Limerick: Tisha b’Av

Mir Hobn farlorn undzer Bais HaMikdash, even di tzvay So mir vel gedaykn un fastn un Lamentations we will say. On the floor mir vel zitzn Mir...

Tisha B’Av 101

myjewishlearning.com Tisha b’Av, the ninth day of the month of Av (this year July 22), is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish...

Weekly Torah Portion – From Sorrow To Joy

Parshat D’varim: Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22; Isaiah 1:1-27. This Shabbat coincides with the 9th of Av on the Hebrew calendar. Known in Hebrew as Tishah b’Av, it...

Weekly Torah Portion – The Importance Of Unification

Parshat Mattot/Massei: Numbers 30:2-36:13; Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4. As the Israelites move closer to conquering the land of Canaan and the land is divided between the...

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