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  • Compassion Isn’t Sexy (Omer Day 16)

    By Marcus J Freed

    May 9, 2016 | 5:06 pm

    Day 16 of Sefirat HaOmer & this week's practice is Tiferet/Compassion - the Tikkunei Zohar teaches this is our body/torso. Compassion isn’t sexy…but it changes people’s lives. I like the Starfish story: two friends are walking by the sea, carefully stepping over hundreds of beached...

  • Placing a 9-11 call to G-D

    June 16, 2015 | 1:52 pm

    If you watch or listen to the news it’s pretty depressing. Especially when it comes to what’s happening to the Jewish people. We have terrorist attacks in Paris and verbal attacks in the U.N. We have boycotting of Israeli goods and anti-Israel propaganda on college campuses. We...

  • Today my daughter got her first gun

    January 7, 2015 | 5:06 pm

    Today, my daughter got her first gun. In the eighteen years since Ariella’s birth, there have been many things that I have aspired for her but I can honestly say that a gun has not been one of them. My daughter’s weapon came courtesy of the Israel Defense Forces. On December 10th,...

  • A match made in … Israel

    May 15, 2013 | 2:07 pm

    When Joseph Mandel went to City of Hope in Duarte after his diagnosis with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in 2009, he remembers his doctor giving him a very clear message: “If we don’t find you a donor — like, in a year — you might not be here.”

    “I was praying every day that...