Express Moral Outrage But Avoid Simplistic Thinking

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By R' Moshe Taragin They couldn’t believe their eyes. Having assumed for 22 years that Yosef was lost to slavery or even murdered, they could hardly imagine that he currently...

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By R' Chaim Bruk Chanukah is universally appreciated. It’s not just the light itself that attracts us, but the fact that it’s everywhere. It’s in our homes, in the public...

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We are now halfway through the beloved days of Chanukah, ingesting the incredible delicacies that come with tradition and hopefully being inspired by the light of the menorah. In...

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By R' Chaim Bruk Last week I had the honor of visiting the Whitehall Public Library, about an hour west of Bozeman, to speak to the community about the Holocaust. A...

Love To Give

By R’ Mordechai Young There is a famous story of a Yid who traveled and lived among the Native Americans in his younger years. He came to one of the chiefs,...

Parashat Toldot: Esav’s Folly

Parashat Toldot: Esav’s Folly Legend has it that 400 years ago, local Native Americans relinquished ownership over the Island of “Manhattes” for the modern equivalent of about $1,000. In the...

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By R' Chaim Bruk Yom Kippur 5782 Dear Mommy, It’s been a while since I last wrote, but Yom Kippur is coming soon, and I wanted to touch base. I am clueless...

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By R' Chaim Bruk Very soon, we will usher in a New Year with Rosh Hashanah 5782. During the holiday service, we read the haftarah about Chana and her infertility....

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The material below is based upon Maamar #1,2, and 8 of Vaadim published last Elul delivered by Rav Schustal Shlita and published by Rabbi...
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