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Entries for 'Shmuel Berkman'

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 No, this is not a movie review, and no I don’t think I ever saw it either! This week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim, does challenge us to contempla...
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 An unassuming villager, who had never before seen or even heard of a train once wandered out of town all the way to the edge of a large city. In...
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 There is always a light at the end of the tunnel; just sometimes the tunnel seems to extend miles and miles. The sun will come up tomorrow (bet ...
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   Ponder this: “Every person can be as righteous as Moses”. Sounds profound, right? Is it true though? Is it possible for you and I, regul...
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 Not Getting Any Easier? Welcome 2013! A new year opens possibilities for new beginning.  A chance to reevaluate who we are and set new goa...
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After a long summer break, MesorahDC is back for another great season. We kick off this Friday @ 6&I. Services start at 6:45 followed by dinner at...
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I wish I hadn’t scrolled down. By now, you have probably heard about Robert M. Beren Academy’s Basketball team.  The Jewish high sch...
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This week, an American icon is laid to rest. JoPa. Penn State’s legendary foot ball coach Joe Paterno. There is plenty of room to ponder here. I...
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I just took this from John Krisch’s Facebook page. ·         "The Hebrew year is 5772 and the Ch...
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Earlier in the week, we pondered about how we feel about Tim Tebow’s expression of his faith and the phenomena of “Tebowing” in gene...
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If you haven’t heard, where have you been? America has come down with a severe case of Tebow Mania.  Denver Bronco’s quarterback, Tim...
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Go turn of the lights for a minute. It’s okay, I’ll wait. Are they back on yet? Now ponder this: When you turned off the lights, the room ...

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