How to Make Time for Your Family

Working with families, I often think how sad it is that when a couple separates, G‑dforbid, the father is prepared to pay tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees in order to win more time with his children; yet when time with one’s children is freely available, some fathers are…

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East Brunswick Safety

Hey. Just got this email, figured I would share. Be safe. Advisory: **Press Release-Police looking for help in identifying suspect** Dear Aryeh Goodman, On July 14, 2017, at 1:49pm, residents at a Fresh Ponds Road home were approached by a male with a dark complexion wearing a badge around his…

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Did Human Rights Begin With Torah?

Question: My son came home from school with papers from a unit on the origins of democracy and human rights. Everything is traced to thinkers such as John Locke, and then a big jump back to the Stoics and Athens. Where do we Jews fit into this picture? Response: The…

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The Morrow of the Shabbat

In the Torah reading of Emor, the commandment of counting the omer is stated: “And you shall count unto you from the morrow of the day of rest (‘Shabbat‘), from the day that you brought the sheaf (‘omer’) of the waving; there shall be seven complete weeks” (Leviticus 23:15). Click…

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