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The Lessons of the Journey

by Arliene Botnick, May 27, 2020

Rabbi Ben Bag Bag has told us that all the answers are there. The Torah can explain it all: “Turn it and turn it again for everything is in it.”…

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The Brick and the Builder

by Arliene Botnick, April 30, 2020

In the midrash Tanchuma Noach 18, we read an amazing and prescient prophesy of what happens when self aggrandizement and a distortion of values infects a society, the society that…

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Living Normally in Abnormal Times

by Arliene Botnick, March 26, 2020

How to live normally in “abnormal” times? Here are a few suggestions: Remember that book you’ve wanted to read? Maybe now is the opportunity. That cupboard, drawer, garage, basement that…

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Let’s Perform the Last Mitzvah

by Arliene Botnick, February 26, 2020

The Mitzvah to write a Torah Scroll is understood by the Rabbis through the following words delivered to Moses and Joshua by God in Deuteronomy 31:19. Therefore, write down this…

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