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When you go out to war upon your enemies . . . and capture from them captives Devarim 2110 Also from ones spiritual enemies one must capture captives. Anything negative in man or in the world can be e

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This November A Time To Choose BY DR . DAVID J. SUSSMAN This past week I was invited to a small gathering where I heard a local rabbi and several community leaders discuss the importance of the upcomi

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 30 be right. This is the exodus from mitzrayim that is incumbent on each and every generation the individual challenge to negotiate the narrow straits of his inte

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Remember what Amalek did to you . . . How he met you by the way Devarim 251718 The Hebrew word, karchah, he met you, can also mean he cooled you thus the Midrash says What is the incident of Amalek co

Rav Aharon Kotler Toras Chesed BY RABBI YECHIEL SPERO Part 2 in a series marking the 50th yahrzeit of Rav Aharon Kotler, ztl I still tremble when I think of Rav Aharon. He was mamash like a malach Elo

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Community News From Around The World UJAFederation Connecting The Community The High Holy Days that begin with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, at sundown on Sunday, September 16, are a time for re

Rav Aharon Continued from Page 59 Rav Aharons intensity in avodas Hashem was evident every day, but even more so on Yom Kippur. On the holiest day of the year, Rav Aharons angelic presence was felt th

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Community News Continued from Page 63 Charlie Harary, CEO of H3 Capital LLC, a privateequity company based in New York, also serves as associate professor of management and entrepreneurship at the Sym

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