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Deciding for Tomorrow

Appreciating the consequences of our decisions.

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Published: August 20, 2011

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Visitor Comments: 19

(14) Suzanne, August 26, 2011 3:49 PM

Excellent summary of what's going on today

Lori, In my opinion this is one of your best. Terrific!

(13) Anonymous, August 26, 2011 3:30 PM

coming to the states made us religeous

I do see the point the you are making that living outside of Israel poses many dangers amongst them assimilation. However, in my case, and few other cases that I know of, we have become more observant. Had I stayed in Israel, I would have followed the crowed gone to the army and G-d knows where I would be. But living in America, I knew I was different and with only few wrong moves I was almost assimilated too. With Hashem's help, we became more religeous. I wish that on all the Jews in the diaspora and Israel see how empty and meaning less life is without Judaism.

(12) John, August 26, 2011 10:51 AM

Agree 100%

The consequences of what we say and do, our actions, or our thoughts will always affect us or someone else. It cant be avoided. I have always tried to think this way. And to act in accordance with what will happen when i do do something. It has always influenced me. And sometimes can be discouraging or a hindrance. But I continue to do it anyway, I know its what i should do.

(11) ann, August 25, 2011 9:13 PM

Jews in the homeland

I didn't walk for 3 months... I boarded a plane 37 years ago, and of all my relatives still living abroad, I am the only one with 100% Jewish (frum) grandchildren.

(10) ruthfaiga, August 24, 2011 7:18 PM

Lori, i always feel good after hearing what you have to say

l really enjoy all of Lori's articles ..i made aliyah 11 years ag ..and she alwys "toucheds a core"

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