Odd Side

The Odd Side – August 15, 2017

Cleaning Caper: Intruder Cleans Apartment, Takes Nothing ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – A Virginia man returned home from a trip and found that his apartment had been broken into — and…

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Parshah Potpourri

Is Gaavah Ever Permitted?

V’ram levavech v’shachta es Hashem Elokecha ha’motzia’cha me’Eretz Mitzrayim mibeis avadim (Devarim 8:14) In Parashas Eikev, the Torah cautions against haughtiness, explaining that it can cause a person to forget…

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Table Talk

As a Father Teaches

You should know in your heart that just as a father will chastise his son, so Hashem, your G-d, chastises you. (Devarim 5:8) Hashem has declared that we are His…

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Mishmeres Hashalom

Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: Our daughter has entered the shidduch parashah, and with suggestions coming in, we want to clarify the following points: How can we tell a shadchan that we’re not pursuing…

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