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Rabbi Emanuel Feldman
Second Thoughts
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman
Second Thoughts
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman
Second Thoughts
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman
Second Thoughts
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman
Here I Mourn
There are places that epitomize the destruction: Six writers share the location in which  they touch the Churban
Mishpacha Contributors
SisterSchmooze
As we’ve learned, sometimes, you’ve got to… Do It Yourself
Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Leah Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon
SisterSchmooze
When we Sisters decided to explore our own Aha! moments, we discovered something interesting
Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Leah Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon
Oneg Shabbos
Now that he was in the Czar’s army, he knew he’d take revenge and right the injustice done by none other than his own brother
Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman
Oneg Shabbos
For the sake of saving a life, said Rav Chaim HaLevi of Brisk, we must try everything, even something that goes against logic, even on Yom Kippur
Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman
Calculated Risk
A confident parent isn’t afraid of the question and therefore doesn’t panic
Rabbi Yossi Bensoussan
Calculated Risk
It’s not my responsibility to fix anyone — not even my child or my spouse
Rabbi Yossi Bensoussan
Talk Back
"One thing most definitely does need fixing. And that is the absence of empathy and respect for an entire demographic"
C. Saphir
Talk Back
Believe me — I promise you that I’m constantly questioning: Why was I worthy of this miracle?
Charlene Aminoff
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The American plus is a chareidi minus, a microcosm of living in two worlds

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I tried to point out — probably without success — the basic irrationality of anti-Jewish prejudice

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Is it not sad that, because of the enmity between our two peoples, a simple act of kindness cannot be taken at face value, and instead generates nervousness and unease?

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Bittul zeman, wasting time, killing time, is, in essence, a rejection of G-d’s greatest gift to us: time

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

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The most important thing is how you live your life, not how big your funeral will be

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

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Many Jews — and many Jewish journalists — could benefit from their own “conversion” to authentic Judaism

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman