Tonight marks the holiday of Shavuot, which commemorates the receiving of the Torah from Mount Sinai – or as I like to call it – the marriage between G-d and the Jews. Continue reading “Life and What Life Should Be: Sensitivity for Shavuot”
But, yes, I am the newest employee of the Jewish Tribune, Canada’s largest weekly Jewish newspaper. Continue reading “It’s official: I work for a newspaper! (a Jewish one too!)”
One year ago today, we were all saddened by the loss of our dear rebbe, Rabbi Chaim Flom, Rosh yeshiva and co-founder of Yeshivat Ohr David.
Although I was not in yeshiva when he passed, nor is today the actual hebrew date of his death (14 Iyyar – which was May 8, 2009), I’m still compelled to write something about a truly wonderful man. Continue reading “Rav Chaim Flom זצ”ל, one year later”
This is the long-overdue first segment of this feature, which will take a look at my life (or just that area around me) and contrast it with how I/the world should be managing things based on the perspective of living as an Observant, G-d fearing Jew.
Today is one of my favourite days of the year – here’s why:
Well not really… though its nice to hear that the NFL has decided to accommodate it’s Jewish fans.
In addition to saying Hallel (just kidding…), I made a Shehechanyu on Tuesday when I arrived at York University to help celebrate Israeli Independence Day!