Positive Parenting

Old Family Scripts

Q: On the topic of adult children, I find it quite interesting to observe a different aspect of sibling rivalry. When two sets of married children visit at the same…

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Parshah Potpourri

Korach and the Parah Adumah

Vayikahalu al Moshe v’al Aharon vayomru aleihem rav lachem ki kol ha’eidah kulam kedoshim (Bamidbar 16:3) The Midrash Peliah teaches that Korach was motivated to rebel against Moshe when he…

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Table Talk

Safe Zones

“… with Datan and Aviram, sons of Eliav, and On son of Pelet, sons of Reuven” (Bamidbar 16:1) The revolt of Korach against the validity of the choice of Aharon…

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This Day in History

This Day In History 29 Sivan/June 23

In 2450/1311 B.C.E., Moshe Rabbeinu sent the meraglim to Eretz Yisrael. In 5701/1941, within a few days of their effort to invade Russian-occupied territory, the Nazis overran Vilna, Kovno, Bialystok,…

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The Culinary Connoisseur

Flower Food

Move over, kale! Cauliflower is the new darling of restaurants and foodies! Just as Brussels sprouts have had their day in the sun, cauliflower is now popping up on menus.…

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