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This Day in History

This Day in History – June 3/11 Sivan

In 3828/68 Vespasian captured Yericho In 5318/1558, Germany’s Kaiser restricted certain liberties of the Jews, after previous governments gave them those rights Yahrtzeiten 5502/1742, Harav Eliezer Rokeach, zt”l, author of…

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Positive Parenting

Sibling Learning

Q: I have a 9-year-old son who has been in a less pressured mainstream school, with tutors throughout the years to help him stay on grade level. His siblings know…

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Crossword Puzzles

This Day in History – May 13/19 Iyar

In 5705/1945, Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda, committed suicide. Goebbels was known for his zealous and energetic oratory, virulent anti-Semitism, and perfection of the so-called Big Lie technique…

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Language

It’s a Guy Thing

I don’t know what kind of party my grandson Yaakov Chaim (AKA Yankel) was planning. Alas, I was 6,000 miles away, in Brooklyn. But two days before his sixth birthday,…

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