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  • Listen, will you?

    By Rabbi Haim Ovadia

    December 3, 2008 | 9:29 pm

    You are driving, looking for an address, when your wife tells you to ask someone. You refuse, but you finally make it to your destination -- two hours late. Are you familiar with this scenario?

    When it happened to me, we were going to our first Shabbaton in Pennsylvania, got lost...

  • Listening with our ‘third ear’

    By David Suissa

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Sometimes you hear something that you get right away and then you forget it; other times, you hear something that you don't get right away, but then, when you "get it," you can't forget it.

    Recently, I heard something that I didn't get right away.

    It came from an Orthodox married...
  • yeLAdim

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Mighty Glad to See You!

    It was great seeing so many of you at the Israel Independence Day Festival on May 7 (we hope you enjoyed the fans). Be sure to check out our yeLAdim page on June 30, as we will be printing many of the essays you wrote for our 20th anniversary!

    Kein v' Lo:

    ...

  • A Prayer for Victims of Hurricane Katrina

    By Rabbi Naomi Levy

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Are You watching, God?

    Have You seen the innocent swept away?

    Are You listening, God?

    Have You heard their cries?

    Be with them, God.

    Be their strength and their comfort.

    Let them know You are near.

    Work through us, God.

    Teach us to be Your messengers on earth.

    Wake us up, God,

    ...
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  • Learning to Listen

    By Ed Feinstein

    March 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Abraham Joshua Heschel would begin his lectures with a startling announcement: "Ladies and Gentlemen, a great miracle has just happened." People would immediately sit forward, eager to know what happened. "The sun just went down," he'd say. They would stare at him, wondering if he'd...

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