Last Shabbos was a most unusual one for my entire community of Passaic, NJ, my family, and for me. On Friday morning we had been emailed that a young woman from our community, Devorah Stubin, had been missing since the previous evening. No information was given at that
As I write these words it would be very easy for me to join the club. Which club is that? The club which is enraptured and captivated by the excitement of Lag B’Omer as hundreds of thousands of frum Jews from all segments of Jewry are seemingly sharing a rare moment of unified celebration. The estimates are that over half a million people will celebrate in Meron at the tomb of Rav Shimon Ben Yochai.