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Following in God’s Footsteps

Following in God’s Footsteps

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Kids ask the craziest questions but sometimes they make you think. This is generally what happens when my youngest son learns Torah. He asked me this morning, “What size shoes does God wear?” I took a deep breath...

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Turning an Enemy Into a Brother

Turning an Enemy Into a Brother

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Joseph and I did not get along and it caused my boss no end of grief. One day, the company hired a new Human Resources manager, a former hippie named Sarah. She smelled of patchouli and her beaded necklaces...

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The Obligation to Pay Wages On Time

The Obligation to Pay Wages On Time

Among the many mitzvot (commandments) listed in the Torah portion of Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) is an incongruous commandment telling the Jews to pay wages on time: The wages of a laborer shall not remain with you until morning....

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