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August 19, 2013

SELF DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR

In our society, we witness many forms of self-destructive behaviour.  Alcohol-addiction, eating disorders, and suicide are but a few.  In Parshat Reeh, the Torah describes one form of self-destructive behaviour, self-harm, but it may appear in many other guises...

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By Chaim Strauchler | August 19, 2013 |
August 16, 2013

I visited the McMichael Collection for the first time this week.  They have two photographic exhibitions going on at the moment.  The more famous contains...

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By admin | August 16, 2013 | McMichael Environment Beauty
July 30, 2013
By admin | July 30, 2013 | Glick anti-Zionism University Campus
July 30, 2013

I spoke at Seuda Shlishit two weeks ago about a high school classmate who had recently died from cancer.  Dr. Ari Bleicher was a neuro-radiologist in Pittsburgh, PA and a father of two.  Ari was an excellent physician and a very logical and honest person. Among the many things he did after being...

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By Chaim Strauchler | July 30, 2013 | prayer Bleicher
June 14, 2013
I often speak with Bar Mitzvah boys and Bat Mitzvah girls about the Shabbat after their bnei mitzvah.  My message is that what happens after...
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By admin | June 14, 2013 | emotional commitment Jordan Bergman
June 14, 2013
With the leak that the US government has been tracking phone records of ordinary citizens, the balance between public security and individual rights has been called into debate.  Interestingly, in describing the method of preparing the ashes of the red heifer, the Torah...
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By Chaim Strauchler | June 14, 2013 | Tumah Taharah Security Privacy

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