Upstate New York’s Source for my Jewish Thoughts

  • Open Schools? Tisha B’av Says “No!”

    July 30, 2020 by

    This week, and possibly when you are reading this, many Jewish people around the world are mourning and fasting on what is the most sorrowful day on the Jewish calendar. We have arrived at the 9th of Av, or Tisha B’Av. So many tragic and devastating events are reported to have happened in history on… Read more

  • Talmudic Realities Underline My Points

    July 20, 2020 by

    While reading some Talmudic and Aggadic writings, I came across a section from Pirkei Avot that I simply could not ignore. Now, for those not familiar, Pirkei Avot, (meaning “Ethics of our Fathers”) is a section of the Mishnah, which is the first text of the oral Jewish law. The writings of Pirkei Avot are… Read more

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