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R Dovid Winiarz z’l

by Meir Goldberg After the holocaust, the broken survivors of the Nazi concentration camps were gathered and provided for in DP (Displaced Persons) camps. The Klausenberger Rebbe Zt’l acted as...

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Growing Older, in Verse

By Yossi Huttler [Editor’s Note: By now, Rabbi Yossi Huttler has become the resident poet of Cross-Currents. Readers under 40 may not know what a poem is; those over 40...

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The Power of Personal Testimony

by David Mandel [Editor’s note: This video is groundbreaking in its courage, impact, and ability to make us direct, rather than avert, our glance from yet another problem we have...

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Burdened By The Times?

by Lawrence Reisman I must confess that I read The New York Times regularly. Outside of the Middle East, I find the coverage to be fairly complete, in line with...

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Two For Elul

Two poetic images from Cross-Currents’ resident poet, Rabbi Yossi Huttler Yemei Ratzon(Elul) – Tefilin, Mezuzos, Neshomos Casings and bodies opened up S/scribe scrutinizing sacred letters within for imperfections and omissions...

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A New Look at Tehillim 144

Contributed by Doron Beckerman לְדָוִד בָּרוּךְ ה’ צוּרִי הַמְלַמֵּד יָדַי לַקְרָב אֶצְבְּעוֹתַי לַמִּלְחָמָה: (1) To David. Blessed is Hashem, my Rock, Who trains my hand for battle, my fingers for...

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Victory is OURS!

The Nation of Israel and Operation Protective Edge Uri Shachter – Deputy Brigade Commander Nachal (Res.) After almost a month of fighting in the Gaza Strip, with all the reactions,...

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What Max Did For Us

by Asher Brander As of last Friday, no soldiers had fallen. Now we have 32 korbanos. Hashem Yerachem In a trip that started out for us with chasunos, we and...