Category: Lectures

  In the New York Times last week, there was an article about first lady, Melania Trump, and how she has broken the traditional first lady role.  The reporter opined that there was a basic failure of consent between Melania and the President about her role in his Presidential foray.  She has not towed the…

Parsha by the Rivk April 13, 2018 Shimini- on the eighth day *The first half of the parsha starts- This was the 8 th day of the inaugural ceremony. Offerings were being brought by the priests. 2 of Aarons son’s Nadav and Avihu did something incorrect in their bringing of an offering and were immediately…

A GLASS SHATTERS UNDER OUR CHUPPAH By:  Suri Davis   A bride encircles her groom under the chupah seven times, to break through the seven clouds that stand between our Earth and the kisei hakavod/G-d’s throne.  They are fasting.  They are as babies, free from prior sin.  They dedicate themselves to each other and to…

BLACK AND WHITE PASSOVER NIGHT By: Suri Davis   In 1978 a joint session of Congress decided that each year on the anniversary of the birth of the Lubavitcher Rebbe there will be Education and Sharing Day.  Today is the Rebbe’s birthday.  Today we lost a vital person in American History, Linda Brown.  There are…

  Rivki D. Rosenwald Esq., CLC, SDS     Are you able to read this under there? Did you find a long-lost flashlight?  Have you come up for air since Purim? Are you cleaning nooks and crannies you didn’t even know you had?   How about this – Are you planning menus, cleaning fridges, rearranging…

  Help, guess what? The misnomer is upon us …   Mid Winter “Vacation”?  Pack, schlep, entertain the kids, find activities for them to do and do and do!  It should be called the “doing-tion” not “vacate-tion”.   To vacate is to empty out.  And true to the title, many do exit their homes!  But…