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  • Purim vs. Halloween

    By Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    October 24, 2011 | 5:00 pm

    The leaves fall and the air turns crisp and an underlying feeling of fear and foreboding enters our neighborhoods.  Graves pop us in front yards along with skeletons and the like, bringing death out of its boundaries and into our domains.  Parents, many Jewish parents included, will... read on

  • Kavvanot (Points to Consider) For A Meaningful Yom Kippur Prayer – 5772

    By Rabbi Barry Gelman

    October 7, 2011 | 7:14 am

    This guide will be placed in each Machzor at my shul. Feel free to print it out and use it on Yom Kippur. May we all be inscribed in the book of life.

    Kavvanot (Points to Consider) For A Meaningful Yom Kippur Prayer – 5772

    The Yom Kippur davening is challenging in that it is very... read on

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Our Orthodox Rabbis and an Orthodox Maharat writing about how they see Judaism, Israel, the Jewish People and our world.

Rabbi Hyim Shafner is the Rabbi of Bais Abraham...

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