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Ben Sorer U’Moreh

August 1, 2012
By
rebel-son

Think kids today have trouble with authority? The Torah (Deuteronomy 21:18) tells the story of a ben sorer u’moreh, a “stubborn and rebellious son” who “doesn’t hearken to the voice of his father or mother.” Let’s just say that the Torah’s method of dealing with this son is more stringent than a slap on the wrist: His…

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@DailyHillulah

July 31, 2012
By
meron_hp

How many righteous people can you name? A hundred? Fifty? When Abraham played that game with…

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The Secret Jewish Burial Society

June 20, 2012
By
secret

The hevra kadisha, or “holy fraternity,” is a group that ritually cleans a dead body before it’s buried.…

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Horror and Remembrance

February 21, 2012
By
king

Herman Wouk is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The…

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A Gynecologist in Auschwitz

May 2, 2011
By
A gynecologist in aushwitz

In Auschwitz, the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele performed horrific experiments using Jews…

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