Practical Parenting

Proactive Parenting: Mischief…or Curiosity? Dear Dr T., I am a first-time mother, so I’m not always sure about what I am doing. But here is my situation: My three-year-old son is super energetic. I wouldn’t say he is wild, but he is into everything, tries…

Proactive Parenting: Mischief…or Curiosity?

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Dear Readers, What is it that some people have against winning? It’s almost as if it’s a problem when they do. You won? Great, now apologize for doing so. Sounds noble, but is it healthy? Surely we would celebrate Dovid winning the fight over Golias…

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It was Bashert: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Eva Kohan Sarah Pachter I recently wrote an article for The Jewish Home entitled, “Delaying Gratification Makes us Happier.” A woman by the name of Eva Kohan submitted a comment online agreeing with the power that delaying…

It was Bashert: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Eva Kohan

RZA’s Mizrachi Shabbaton features Rabbis Shloush, Robinson, and Hier The RZA, in conjunction with the Religious Zionists of Los Angeles, held a Mizrachi Shabbaton this past weekend, January 29, 2017. Featured guest speakers included RZA National Director Rabbi Gideon Shloush and Rabbi Shaul Robinson of…

RZA’s Mizrachi Shabbaton features Rabbis Shloush, Robinson, and Hier

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Rabbi Hier Goes to Washington Rabbi Arye D. Gordon On Motzei Shabbos, January 28, 2017, the Religious Zionists of Los Angeles hosted a melaveh malkah at the home of Mr. Jack and Mrs. Gita Nagel. The special guest was Rabbi Marvin Hier, Dean and Founder…

Rabbi Hier Goes to Washington

LINK Kollel Hosts Rav Ahron Lopiansky Eli Stern On January 20 and 21, Parshas Shemos, LINK Kollel in Los Angeles was privileged to host Rav Ahron Lopiansky, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva of Greater Washington. Rav Lopiansky offered a series of shiurim primarily designed to offer…

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Dor Yeshorim School Screening Coming to L.A. Dor Yeshorim’s premarital school screening program exemplifies its mission to ensure healthy generations for klal yisrael. It makes it quick, easy and affordable for boys and girls to be tested for recessive, genetic diseases which can be horrifically…

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Chayim Aruchim Offers L.A. Rabbis Guidance on Medical Halachah On February 6th, over 30 leading local rabbonim gathered at Cedars-Sinai to participate in a very sophisticated and important half-day work shop on medical issues and halachah. The program was presented in coordination with Chayim Aruchim, a…

Chayim Aruchim Offers L.A. Rabbis Guidance on Medical Halachah

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Saving the Cemetery of Vilna Aaron Feigenbaum The Snipiskes Jewish cemetery of Vilnius, Lithuania, is not only one of the last remaining traces of the city’s once-thriving Jewish community, but it’s also – according to Professor Shnayer Leiman, a professor at Brooklyn College and a…

Practical Parenting

Dear Dr T., My 10-year-old daughter is a girl with lovely middos, but there is one thing about her that puzzles me. I notice that she has trouble apologizing. She either pretends nothing happened or mumbles some half-hearted, “I’m sorry.” I should add that she…

Proactive Parenting: Learning to Apologize

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Dear Readers, “A kohen may walk over coffins… to greet non Jewish kings, so that a distinction will be able to be made between them and Jewish kings when their glory will return to its place.” (Rambam, laws of mourning 3:14) When seeing the glory…

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on the path to the burial site of Avrohom the Malach, son of the Maggid of Mezritch

The Baal Shem Tov Art Night at Maayon Yisroel Yehudis Litvak On January 18th, Maayon Yisroel Chassidic Center hosted the Baal Shem Tov Art Night, a unique art show and auction in the Hancock Park Jewish community. The event featured 20 limited-edition, museum-framed photographs by…

The Baal Shem Tov Art Night at Maayon Yisroel

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Carlebach Goes Symphonic Plays to Sold Out Audience at Wilshire Ebell Theatre On Sunday evening, January 15th, 1300 revelers packed the Wilshire Ebell Theatre to pay homage to late iconic singer, composer, and story-teller, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. Beth Jacob’s Cantor Arik Wollheim, veteran singer Shlomo…

Carlebach Goes Symphonic Plays to Sold Out Audience at Wilshire Ebell Theatre