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The Sky Isn’t Falling: Part 7

‘They Look at Us Like We’re Bad Guys’ The coronavirus pandemic and resulting shutdown have thrown the U.S. economy into turmoil, leading to bankruptcies and record numbers of unemployed. In…

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Yeshivos Reopening: What’s the Plan?

The classrooms and hallways of our yeshivos were silent. Listen closely and you can almost hear the walls cry as they beckon the children to return and fill them with…

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Are We There Yet? The COVID Reopening

The coronavirus pandemic appears to be receding, public officials have proudly announced entry into a phased reopening. Observing the death and physical suffering the illness has brought to so many,…

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A Time to Weep, A Time to Dance

Harav Shlomo Mandel, shlita, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshiva of Brooklyn, recovered recently, baruch Hashem, from a severe case of COVID-19. Hamodia asked the Rosh Yeshivah to share his feelings and…

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The Sky Isn’t Falling: Part 6

Cutting the Diamond: 47th Street Shutdown The coronavirus pandemic and resulting shutdown has thrown the U.S. economy into turmoil and led to record numbers of unemployed. In this column, Hamodia…

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End It With a Bang!

As we gathered recently in our batei kneisios and batei medrash at Zman Mattan Torahseinu, the krias haTorah had a profound impact. The maamad Har Sinai of the day will…

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COVID Conflict and Compassion – A Family Perspective

There have been many conversations about the impact of COVID-19 on our community. The conversations touch on changes in our capacity to congregate, learn together, and share celebrations. There have,…

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Our Flag Is Still There

For the past few months, yeshivos and Bais Yaakovs have been relocated to the homes of the talmidim and talmidos, which was a true nisayon, as it presented our families…

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The Sky Isn’t Falling: Part 5

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting shutdown has thrown the U.S. economy into turmoil and led to record numbers of unemployed. In this column, Hamodia speaks each week with a member…

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The Sky Isn’t Falling: Part 4

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting shutdown have thrown the U.S. economy into turmoil and led to record numbers of unemployed. In this weekly column, Hamodia speaks with someone from an…

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A Novel Challenge for America’s First Freedom

The universal nature of the coronavirus pandemic has left no sector unaffected by its tsunami-strength ripple effect. As nonessential businesses and gatherings were banned some two months ago, houses of…

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Boundaries and Borders

For over two months, the world has been restricted. Social distancing, masks, gloves and closures are the new normal. Stores, shuls and schools are out of bounds. With the supplemental…

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It’s ALL in HIS Hands

I want to compliment Mrs. Esti Dishon on her positive words concerning dealing with anxieties and emotions in these difficult times (See “Emphasize Your Positive Emotions,” 28 Nisan 5780/April 22,…

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