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Orthodox Union

On Being a Dad not afraid to cry

August 15, 2012, by

Yesterday, I went to the funeral of one of my Jewish heroes, Zev Wolfson. His accomplishments are immense in all areas of Jewish life especially in reaching out to our unaffiliated brothers and sisters. I’m not exaggerating when I say he is probably the most important supporter of informal Jewish education of the past century. All that being said, the one thing that most impressed me was…

Are you a G-d?

May 2, 2012, by

Over Passover I went hiking with my kids.  My oldest daughter Miriam Sara wanted us to do a 7 and a half hour hike at Bear mountain as she had […]

Who will answer the call?

December 28, 2011, by

Who will answer the call? What if the most important call of your life came and you did not answer? What if you did not hear the ring? What if you did not even know it came? I’m at my favorite event of the entire year right now, NCSY Yarchei Kallah and…

Crying on Thanksgiving

November 28, 2011, by

Without you I’d be crying on Thanksgiving; thank you to OU Campus program, JLIC, from all the NCSY alumni. A few weeks ago, I spent Shabbos with the Shulman family […]

Love of Israel

October 27, 2011, by

Love of Israel. As an NCSY I was surrounded by an overwhelming love of Israel. This came from my advisors who either moved there or yearned to be able to. […]