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Weekly email newsletter from Rabbi Daniel Lapin.

Lots of Hope

Imagine a desperate man making his way on foot through a desert.  Exhausted and thirsty beyond endurance he keeps driving himself forward, day by day, in the hope of reaching an oasis.  Eventually, he can go no further and drops … Continue reading

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Flying, Elephants and Donkeys

Soon after earning my Private Pilot’s License, I was sitting in the left seat of a Piper Cherokee single engine airplane flying at 5,000 feet over the Mozambique jungle on a course for Lourenco Marques.  I had no idea that … Continue reading

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700 Club Clubbed

The aftermath to my appearance on The 700 Club with my friend Pat Robertson last Monday astounded me.  Like noxious mushrooms after a rain, articles suddenly sprang up condemning Pat for something people thought he said, and condemning me for … Continue reading

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All or Nothing

Sadly, but readily, I’ll confess that I am no dancer.  It’s not that I wouldn’t like to be a Fred Astaire on the dance floor.  It’s just that when I dance, more than anything else I resemble a drunk trying … Continue reading

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What Time Is It?

Guess what, kids!  We’re going to Disneyland in three years’ time!  Guess what, Honey!  We’re being transferred to Paris for two years; our flight’s this afternoon, just after lunch.  Both scenarios are equally ludicrous.  It is also absurd to fire … Continue reading

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