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KORACHBLOGSPOT Continued from Front Cover What do all those things bring to mind A The parashah we read last Shabbos. B Much of the Orthodox Jewish blogosphere. Both, you say You win. Korach is a good

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Supporting Faith And Freedom Dr. Alan Berger of Englewood, NJ, and his son Sammy with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain at the Faith and Freedom Coalitions 2012 conference and stra

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Mesivta Yam HaTorah Graduation The valedictorian, Dovid Dudovitz Rabbis Pollak, Zoldan, and Abramchik with Rabbi Shaya Cohen and graduates at the graduation ceremony for Mesivta Yam HaTorah, held on

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