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One of Benjy’s computers stopped working. He took it to Shlomi’s computer shop to be fixed. Shlomi examined the computer quickly. “The electric supply and...

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This week Akiva and I listened to two tapes of Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau, former chief rabbi of Israel and chief rabbi of Tel...

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