Monthly Archives: April 2011

From Slavery to Freedom

As we move into the final days of Pesach, I thought it appropriate to post an article by our friend and teacher, Rabbi Joseph Polak of Boston, describing a seder-like ceremony he led for recently liberated Sudanese. The article was … Continue reading

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Break those Chains

A few months ago the Netanya District Rabbinic Court gave a decision that created waves in the media and the community of Family Law lawyers.  To my mind however, the decision simply (or not so simply) incorporates longstanding policy in … Continue reading

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The following is something I wrote in Hebrew – my own personal dayenu to the Beit HaDin – about a particularly Kafkaesque case I had. I wrote about this saga in an early post, The Frustrations of a Dual System. … Continue reading

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Pesach is Around the Corner

Well, tomorrow is Rosh Chodesh Nisan, which means that Pesach (Passover) is just 15 days away. Here’s something to move you along in your Pesach preparations, which, by the way, I love. Getting rid of all the stuff we carry … Continue reading

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