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Bechukosai: All About Money

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The Pain, the Effort, and the Process

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When Righteous People Perish

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Rebbe Shimon And Us

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The Omer: A Mirror Of History And A Roadmap To The Cosmos

Originally, the Omer period served as a countdown between Pesach and Shavuot. Each of these festive chagim is marked by a distinctive korban offered from the new harvest: Pesach...

Parshas Behar: To Stand Upright

Rav Yaakov Galinsky, zt’l, a scion of Yeshivas Novardok in Bialystok, was a traveling maggid and baal Mussar, an inspiring speaker and towering personality. In 1939, Rav Yaakov was...
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