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The Quiet Heroes of our Time

The Quiet Heroes of our Time

By Rabbi Elie Mischel Othniel, the first judge of Israel described in the book of Judges, was a courageous warrior and military leader. When Caleb, the aging leader of the tribe of Judah, sought a younger man to lead the men of Judah in...

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Machpelah: More Than Just a Cave

Machpelah: More Than Just a Cave

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz This coming Saturday Jews will read the Torah portion known as Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah). The portion begins with the death of Sarah, the matriarch, and describes Abraham’s purchase of the Machpelah Cave...

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Why American Jews are not Going Home to Israel

Why American Jews are not Going Home to Israel

If one night, while watching television, a booming voice came down from heaven, identified itself as God, and told you to pick up and move, would you do it? Would you still hesitate if that voice performed astounding miracles, guided you...

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