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Thoughts for Friday Erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Therefore … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Emet. Harav She’ar Yashuv Cohen has passed away

Last night we received the very sad news that Rabbi She’ar Yashuv HaCohen, former Chief Rabbi of Haifa and a leading light of the national religious Zionist public, passed away at the age of nearly 89. The Rabbi was a … Continue reading

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