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Rabbi Yitzchok Tendler

Rabbi Yitzchok Tendler, formerly a member of the faculty at Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem, now serves as Executive Director of Congregation Beth Jacob in Atlanta.

Two White Robes: Yom Kippur and the Stormfront Summit

Their robe symbolizes a fixation with skin color, ours symbolizes the purity of the soul.

The UN's Version of the Hanukkah Story

Hanukkah reaffirms that for thousands of years Israel - especially the parts referenced by in last week's UN resolution - has been intertwined with Jewish destiny.

Abraham’s Emoji: A Post-Election Message

Don’t let your differing values cloud the desire to see the good in others.

The Candle of God

Neria Cohen, 15, was the youngest of the eight victims. His father is a beloved teacher at Aish HaTorah's Hesder program.

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