As I look back at my childhood years, one individual remains etched in my memories from over half-a-century ago. That larger than life figure is unquestionably the Chofetz Chaim zt”l. Even as a young boy, I can recall hearing incredible anecdotes of this physically small man who was a

As we all know, “Mishenichnas Adar Marbin B’Simcha – when one enters into Adar, we increase our joy” (Taanis 29a).  There is a discussion in the Achronim as to whether this increased level of joy commences with the first day of Adar I. The Sefer Adar U’Purim by HaRav Yoel Schwartz,

When I first began as a head of school I got in touch with someone who helped arrange mentors for new principals. After a short while, I was assigned an experienced mentor from a school on the other side of the country. He agreed to help me as a favor, and, for a while we

Why do we pray to be healed? Shouldn’t we just go to a doctor for the cure? Is prayer in lieu of seeking treatment? Or conversely, does going to a doctor demonstrate that we don’t really believe G-d can heal us? The Torah tells us that when one person injures another, the assailant

Mordy Greenman and I have known each other for over 40 years. We first met in summer camp in 1976. At the time we learned together Maseches Horiyos. This masechta is relatively short in length, and we were able to finish it that summer. We organized a grand barbecue for the

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