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BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

A few weeks ago, at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, our youngest son Uri put... Read More

IT’S ONE FOR THE MONEY

The portion of Ki Tissa begins with a strange set of verses that appear to... Read More

THERE’S MORE THAN ONE MR PRESIDENT

On December 5, 2018, four former US presidents and their wives attended the funeral of... Read More

AND FINALLY, THE ALTAR OF INCENSE

At the end of Tetzaveh, after every other aspect of the new sanctuary has been... Read More

GRAND RABBI? OR GRAND LARCENY?

On January 4th 1959, a 50-car procession made its way from the Bronx to midtown... Read More

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CHARITY IS IN YOUR HEART, NOT YOUR WALLET

Some years ago, I came across an article that began with the rather startling statement:... Read More

UNDERSTANDING THE MYSTERIOUS CHERUBS

Parshat Terumah contains the instructions for the construction of the "Mishkan" sanctuary and its vessels.... Read More

EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

I have just returned from Israel, where I spent an exhilarating week with my family.... Read More