Odd Side

The Odd Side – August 22, 2017

Men Say They’ve Set Record for Traversing Boston’s Subway REVERE, Mass. (AP) – Two Boston-area residents say they’ve set the world record for traveling to every stop on the city’s…

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This Day in History

This Day In History 29 Av/August 21

29 Av Yahrtzeiten 5591/1831, Harav Moshe of Zaloshen, zt”l, mechaber of Mishpat Tzedek 5617/1857 Harav Yosef Meir, Rebbe of Machnovka, zt”l 5669/1909, Harav Shmuel Salant, zt”l, Rav of Yerushalayim 5702/1942,…

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Positive Parenting

Dealing With Dislike

Q: Our 8-year-old daughter definitely has an aggressive streak. We managed to convince her not to be friends with the more condescending and snobby girls in her class, but the…

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Parshah Potpourri

The Buck Stops Here!

V’nasata es ha’brachah al Har Gerizim v’es ha’klalah al Har Eival (Devarim 11:29) Parashas Re’eh begins with Moshe informing the Jewish people that when they entered the Land of Israel,…

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Table Talk

Maintain Desire

When Hashem your G-d will broaden your boundary, as He spoke to you, and you say, “I will eat meat,” for you will have a desire to eat meat, to…

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Mishmeres Hashalom

Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: As a seniors’ homeroom teacher, I am inundated with inquiries about shidduchim for former students. Sometimes I’m put on the spot to divulge information that may eventually be repeated…

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