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A pilgrimage to discover my family's roots that the Nazis tried to destroy.
My quest for answers does not preclude a simple, emotional acceptance of God’s presence in the world.
Hardly a day passes that I don’t crave his wise advice and loving care.
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A chance encounter with a Bible launched my 16-year road to conversion.
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I lie awake worrying about my upcoming surgery. Will I lose my ability to speak? Will I even wake up?
After discovering my local barber's dark secret, no haircut has ever been the same.
Based on his own life experiences, Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser knows that Judaism can speak to today’s disaffected youth.
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Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.
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