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Odd Side

The Odd Side – December 5, 2017

Time to Celebrate — Earmuffs PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Earmuffs are all the rage on at least one day of the year. With the arrival of winter, the town of…

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This Day in History

This Day In History 17 Kislev/December 5

In 5609/1848, the Jews of Nassau, Germany, were granted equality. Yahrtzeiten 5327/1566, Harav Dovid Tebli of Volna, zt”l, the son-in-law of the Maharshal 5705/1944, Harav Shlomo Heiman, zt”l, Rosh Yeshivah…

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Parshah Potpourri

How Does Esav Attack?

Vayi’vaser Yaakov levado vayei’avek ish imo ad alos hashachar (Bereishis 32:25) After ferrying his family across a stream, Yaakov returned to the other side to retrieve some small pitchers that…

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Table Talk

The Real Miracle

And Yaakov sent angels before him… (Ber. 32:4) Rashi: Literally angels The decades-long separation of the twin brothers was about to end. Yaakov had left home alone and was returning…

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