Monthly Archives: October 2015

Hagar, Yishmael, Challenges and Solutions (among other things)

Jumping to CHAPTER 21 in this week’s Pasha: Sara became pregnant and gave birth. The son born is given the name Yitzchok – we often think the laughter being referred to is just the laughter of Sara when she heard … Continue reading

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Grow Up (don’t be spiritually and emotionally retarded)

“How many Havalim-futilities does the first verse of Koheles talk about?” challenged our principal of others who didn’t go to her school.  She was quite proud she had taught us well – all of us in her school knew there … Continue reading

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