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    By Rabbi Mordecai Finley

    October 16, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When I began to study Torah seriously as a college student, I was introduced to its spiritual depths. I found that the meanings of the holidays went beyond the agricultural and historical sources, and often had complex spiritual teachings woven in. I remember that, back in those...

  • Torah, Prayer Then Death From the Air

    By Julie G Fax

    June 12, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The night before he died, 78-year-old Tibor Reis stayed up until 2 a.m. studying Torah. When he awoke early the next morning, he went to the mikvah (ritual bath) and then to pray at Young Israel of Los Angeles, where he had been a member for more than 30 years.

    After shul last...