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Rabbi Kalman Packouz

Rabbi Kalman Packouz is the author and publisher of Shabbat Shalom Internet Weekly. To subscribe, go to www.shabbatshalom.org and enter your email address. Click for Rabbi Packouz's complete bio.


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GOOD MORNING! What is the saddest day of your life? For most of us, it the day when someone close...

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GOOD MORNING! An elderly rabbi was walking down the street in New York. A gust of wind blew off...

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Judging other people favorably.

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Find out if you're reaching your goals.

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What is the essence of spirituality in Judaism?

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Isaac and Rebecca's son married outside the faith.

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