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March 9, 2017 YAHRZEITS askan lshem shomayim does not seek instant gratification, understands that there are always setbacks when working for the tzibbur and is not deterred by the setbacks but remai

March 9, 2017 YAHRZEITS Our many conversations before and after davening, or whenever I had the good fortune to spend time with him, were focused on TRIBUTES Jews, and his very active role in develo

March 9, 2017 YAHRZEITS When person can leave his comfortable palace, go out of his way to be with his brothers, to feel their pain, to carry their burden noseh beol im chaveiro thats when person i

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March 9, 2017 YAHRZEITS Chida are the antidote to the works of Maskilim. This is the Bechinah of Zeh LeUmas Zeh. The holy works of the Chida are the opposite of the works of the Kochos HaTumah. Hashe

March 9, 2017 YAHRZEITS TRIBUTES 718.692.1144 thefjj.com 146 A Tribute to My Father, LIluy Nishmas Asher Anshel ben Chaim Hakohen, Arthur Loschak, Upon his Third Yahrtzeit EttiE KryKsman In Mem

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