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    Chumros Alert!

    Chumros Alert!

    OP-ED: Anyone that ever spent Pesach as a guest knows that it is nothing close to a festival of freedom. The amount of 'chumros' piled up in orthodox and frum homes amounts to Pharaoh's decrees in ancient Egypt. Full Story

    OP-ED: What to Tell Children

    OP-ED: What to Tell Children

    When tragedy hits close to home, we need not expose our young children to every detail. We must bear in mind that a child may make inferences and draw conclusions that we never even dreamed of, even with all of our sensitivity. Generally, the more the issue can be obscured, the better - Rabbi Shea Hecht writes. Full Article

    Op-Ed: On Being a Chossid

    Op-Ed: On Being a Chossid

    Chassidus says that one of the tactics of the kelipa of Amalek is to come in a "silk kapote" and try to discourage the Jew from becoming excited about a miracle story. He says: "Big deal! Why are you so excited? Of course Hashem can perform a miracle—he created the world and has absolute power over it!" Full Article

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    Op-Ed: Star-dust

    Op-Ed: Star-dust

    COLlive presents the weekly Jewish Thought in Simple Words series by Getzy Markowitz. In this week's column the author discusses the Rubashkin family and the Jews who have abandoned them. Read More

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