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Weekly email newsletter from Rabbi Daniel Lapin.

America and the Jews

This morning, Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel delivered a historic address to the Congress of the United States of America.  He alluded to the face of Moses staring down upon the chamber but neglected to mention that Moses is … Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor – Really?

One of the most frequently recurring questions that I am asked is this:  “Rabbi Lapin, I try to live my life as an upright and decent person and I try to make my decisions according to the Biblical code of … Continue reading

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Find Yourself in a Fish

What a blessing it is to bounce out of bed each morning on fire to fulfill one’s purpose for living.  One of the most potent antidotes to feeling low, miserable and even depressed is having a purpose, knowing it, and … Continue reading

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You’re a One Hit Wonder, Jezebel

Have you ever found yourself entranced by the video game, Angry Birds?  You might have thought that the stock of the company, Rovio, that started with the launch of that strangely addictive activity would be soaring as high as its … Continue reading

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Be Holy!

One of America’s most pressing problems is the spread of secularism.  The reason that swelling secular sentiment imperils us all is because beliefs have consequences.  The consequences occur when people act upon their beliefs. Powerful ideas can be false and … Continue reading

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