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Pesach Cleaning or OCD   Dear Rabbi It’s that time of year again! I always find post Purim a really anxious time as I get stuck in...

ANIMAL RIGHTS AND WRONGS

The sugya on Daf 32b debates whether צער בעלי חיים is a Torah law or not, but gives no indication where it is mentioned...

Beyond the headlines

Last week, the somber news emerged that Major Daniel Perez, previously reported as a hostage, was tragically no longer among the living. Our hearts...

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IN MY OPINION Dear Rabbi, "I have read many of your remarks about Israel which I vehemently disagree with. Did you know that your comments last...

Escape From Shushan

Things in Shushan appeared to be humming along. Seventy years earlier, Yerushalayim fell to the invading Babylonian armies, and we scattered across the Middle...

Rebbe’s Chanukah campaign burns bright

Fifty years ago, The Rebbe launched his global Chanukah campaign. Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson's aim was to share the light of Chanukah with Jews around...

Purim: Our Existential Battle Against Amalek

As we encounter Purim, let us delve deeper into the unique spiritual and existential battle that the Jewish People must continue to wage against...

It Didn’t Start October 7th

It Didn’t Start October 7th Dear Rabbi, I note your remarks last week about the United Nations being a mockery and completely unreliable. I am generally...

A shammash in the age of electricity

THE MIRACLE OF CHANUKAH Chanukah is colourful, exciting, and popular, ranking with Purim in carnival spirit. Every type of talent is part of the festival:...

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PASSOVER WHISKY Dear Rabbi I wonder if you saw the advert for Kosher for Passover whisky. I am new to all this stuff, but I...

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