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Holy Traffic Tickets!

As told by my friend Anshel Kaplan. So a few months ago, I got pulled over and given a ticket. Well, three tickets to be frank. Anyway, today, I went *way out* in Long Island to represent myself (after all,…

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai

Lived in Eretz Yisrael, 2nd century CE. Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the saintly Tanna of the mishnaic period and author of the Holy Zohar, was a disciple of Rabbi Akiva. Rabbi Akiva was put to death by the Romans for…

The Holocaust and Tefillin: A Story

This is the story of Rabbi Eliezer Silver and congregant. Rabbi Silver convened an emergency meeting in November 1939 in New York City, where the Vaad Hatzalah (Rescue Committee), was formed, with Rabbi Silver as president. Rabbi Silver spearheaded its…

Keep On Building Your Self-Confidence

By: Rabbi Zelig Pliskin Self-confidence is one of the most beneficial qualities that one can have. People with self-confidence feel good about themselves. They feel good about their knowledge, their talents, and their abilities. They feel confident that things will…