The Stranger Who Knew Me

I recently learned a lesson in kindness from a complete stranger, and it profoundly affected me. It was Thursday evening before the 1st of January that we discovered our inspection sticker was due to expire. The 31st of December. Being that the only business day left to take care of the inspection was on Friday I […]

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NY Times Explores The Virtues of Modesty & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

London Council Builds Housing With Religion-Friendly Features A London council is to build housing with religiously-compliant features designed to appeal to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, in what is thought to be a first for a local authority. Hackney council’s development, Tower Court in Stamford Hill, north-east London, will include lifts which do not require manual […]

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The Shabbos Candles That Stayed Lit for 15 Years

It was 1988. My mother had passed away and it was a rough year for me. I decided to make a modest donation to the Chabad calendar in her honor in the summer, soon before it was published. The Chabad Rabbi had called me and made a suggestion to me: There was full page picture […]

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