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A Eulogy for Helen Zimm (z”l)

Today, I had the painful honor of burying my dear friend and teacher, Helen Zimm. The experience was made even more painful by the fact that most of Helen’s family and virtually all of her community were not able to … Continue reading

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Israel – The Fragile Miracle

The price of prosperity is humility, gratitude, and vigilance; the perpetual realization that one has more than he deserves, that abundance is not destiny, and, for those reasons, all can be lost with at least as much ease as it was attained. Continue reading

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Israel: The Agitator State – Parashat Devarim 2015

As most of you know, I just returned from nearly three weeks in Israel. The first two weeks were purely vacation, an opportunity to relax, refresh, and spend time with family in close friends in what is, aside from Richmond, … Continue reading

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