Month: February 2019

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein 1952-2019

On February 6, 2019, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, the founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews passed away suddenly from a heart attack.  Rabbi Daniel Lapin was asked to write a eulogy for The Jewish Press, which describes itself as, “America’s Largest Independent Jewish Weekly.” Here are some excerpts from that eulogy. It is …

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein 1952-2019 Read More »

Insensitive or Unforgivable?

Starting in 1965 and continuing through 1971, Hogan’s Heroes was a popular TV comedy. Actor Bob Crane played Colonel Hogan, the highest ranking American prisoner of war interned in a German POW camp. Unlike the actual Nazis, the Germans in the show were invariably rather benign and clumsy oafs, continually being outwitted by their prisoners....

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

Everyone Needs to Give

A “Your Mother’s Guidance” post by Rebecca Masinter In the Sinai desert, the Tabernacle was the place where human beings could get closest to God.  Building it was a project for everyone—no exceptions.  Everyone in the nation contributed to it. In our homes, we often have different people with different strengths, weaknesses, and contributions to...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

How Do I Encourage My Wife to Dress Better?

Hi Rabbi Daniel and Susan, I need some advice and assistance regarding my wife and her appearance. When we first dated and were married, she cared much more about looking nice around me. In the past few years or so, she seems to care little about her appearance. She many times hasn’t showered in the...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

More? Sure! Everything? Never!

A business professional in Michigan named Ken Lingenfelter owns about 230 cars.  Entertainer Jay Leno has about 170 and Jerry Seinfeld owns about 150.  Each of those avid car collectors has a list of a few more cars that he’d really love to acquire but knows he probably won’t.  Healthy people eventually recognize that nobody...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

Book Recommendations: Navigating Early and Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

I am rather excited at finding not one but two books to recommend for pre-teen and teenage boys. Girls will enjoy these books too, but I find that a disproportionate number of fiction books cater to girls and frequently many boys aren’t interested in them. I assume that I picked up the first on someone’s...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

Winter White; Congressional Blight

I have a book on my shelves titled, Our Hearts Were Young and Gay. Anyone under the age of thirty could be forgiven for thinking that it is a contemporary political tome. It isn’t. Published in 1942, it is the story of two young women taking a European tour after finishing college in America in the...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

Are Sanctuary Cities the new Cities of Refuge?

During Biblical times there were cities of refuge. In America today there are sanctuary cities which have been based on the cities of refuge. What were the ancient cities of refuge and what type of criminals were allowed to live there? Is our current system of sanctuary cities anything like those mentioned in the Bible?...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now

Alexa and the Next Generation

The temperature last week was frigid. When my great-grandmother, or perhaps great-great-grandmother, was growing up, someone in the household used to awake and build a fire so that the rest of the family could have at least minimal warmth in which to get dressed. I am immensely grateful that all I have to do is...

This content is for Admin and Subscriber members only.
Login Join Now
Shopping Cart
X