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  • From Pain to Peace

    By Rabbi Anne Brener

    August 17, 2011 | 10:33 am

    “Remember the long way that YHVH your God made you travel in the wilderness these past 40 years, that he might test you, by hardships, to learn what is in your hearts: whether you would keep his commandments or not” (Deuteronomy 8:2).

    My daughter just returned from Vietnam. When...

  • The Education Equation

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "The wise man is the one who &'9;learns from everyone." (Pirkei Avot 4:1) I discovered the wisdom of this sage observation when vacationing a number of years ago with my family in the Canadian Rockies. While touring the area, we decided to rent a rowboat at Emerald Lake. As chief...

  • Finding the Adult Within

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    August 21, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    "So, tell me, what are you looking for in awoman?" I ask.

    "Someone kind and gentle, intelligent, educated,cultured, witty, fun, a professional, independent, but interested intraditional things, Jewish, haimish, warm, family-oriented...andthin, tall, attractive, blond, well-dressed."...