Segula Alert: Tefilat HaShlah (Including the Missing Paragraphs)

Segula Alert: Tefilat HaShlah (Including the Missing Paragraphs)

Last week I went, for the first time in maybe a year, to Henny Machlis’ grave to pray for some guidance for some heavy issues one of my kids is facing. By the time I was heading out of the cemetery, it was getting dark and the cemetery was pretty deserted. And then, as I […]

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How Bibi Netanyahu Cured my Son’s Stutter

How Bibi Netanyahu Cured my Son’s Stutter

Israel’s prime minister has been having an incredibly rough 24 hours. As of last night, he is the first presidentially-chosen prime-ministerial candidate following elections to find himself unable to build a coalition. Re-elections have been scheduled for this coming September. But in the Weisberg home this week, Bibi was the source of a major victory. […]

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When the Rabbanit Was Locked Out of the Mikveh (4-Minute Video)

When the Rabbanit Was Locked Out of the Mikveh (4-Minute Video)

Rabbanit Chana Henkin shares the shocking story of the night that would change the course of her life. Josh and I have committed to raising $11,000 for Nishmat’s Charidy campaign this Wednesday and Thursday. Please help us reach our goal!

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The Chuppah of Ori Ansbacher HY”D

The Chuppah of Ori Ansbacher HY”D

by Sivan Rahav Meir Yesterday was the first wedding ceremony held underneath the wedding canopy created in memory of Ori Ansbacher. Immediately after she was brutally murdered in Jerusalem, Batsheva Sadan requested for women to send embroidered squares that they had created in Ori’s memory. Over 5,000 (!) women from all around the world created […]

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The Moshav Burned Down, What Now?

The Moshav Burned Down, What Now?

by Sivan Rahav Meir Most of the homes in Moshav Mevo Modi’in (“The Moshav”) were destroyed by fire yesterday. This is a community that was established by disciples of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, most of them Americans. It’s a community of prayer, joy, dancing, and creativity. A place full of spirit – which went up in […]

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The Cardiologist’s Preemie Miracle

The Cardiologist’s Preemie Miracle

As told by Rabbi Fischel Schachter I was in Detroit this week when a Jewish man came over to me. He looked like a typical rabbi or man in kollel, but, it turned out, he was neither. He is a pediatric cardiologist, and, in fact, he happens to be a very famous pediatric cardiologist named […]

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