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Opinion » Tue Mar. 3

Reading Between The (Head)Lines

There is a fascinating Rambam (Hilchos Megillah 2:18) that states that in the days of Moshiach all of the sifrei Nevi’im will be abnegated except for one. Only Megillas Esther…

Opinion » Tue Mar. 3

Drink—Don’t Drunk

“Wine gladdens man’s heart” (Tehillim 104:15). Wine is used for important mitzvos: Kiddush, Havdalah, Birchas Hamazon, bris milah, chuppah,. Yet, for bread we say hamotzi — “He Who brings forth…

Opinion » Tue Mar. 3

Faithless Ferocity

Earlier this month, a newly-married couple and the wife’s sister, upstanding citizens and model university students, were murdered by a neighbor of the couple’s in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A…

Editorial » Tue Mar. 3

A Dangerous Illusion

At this tension-fraught time, when Jews throughout the world face grave threats on many fronts, we are all obligated to do whatever possible to try to find a common denominator,…

Editorial » Tue Mar. 3

The Lesson of the Lion

A n elderly king and his many sons chose to make the forest the place they called home. A brilliant and powerful warrior, the king taught his children the art…