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New Jewish Blog by Boruch Rappaport

New Jewish Blog by Boruch Rappaport Today we are announcing the new Jewish Blog by Boruch Rappaport. New Jewish Blog by Boruch Rappaport The new Jewish Blog by Boruch Rappaport – or Boruch Rappaport Jewish Chronicle – will focus on the following categories: Jewish Jewish Beliefs Jewish Bible Jewish Holidays Jewish Religion Judaica. We hope…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year? The news media reports that mankind has started to celebrate the incoming 2010 with rejoicing and the traditional fireworks and wishing one another “Happy New Year”. Here it is another six hours away as I write this, and in New York it is still the morning of the 31st. Searching for Jewish…

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Pidyon Haben

Pidyon Haben A couple of weeks ago I was the Kohen at the Pidyon Haben of my nephew. I wish to share with my readers the main point of the drasha that I said over. Pidyon Haben: The Basic Halachos The Tur when he opens up the subject of Pidyon Haben in YD 305, he…

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Chanuka

Chanuka I wish to present one small tidbit about these days of Chanuka, some spell it Chanukah, or Hanuka. The Gemora on Chanuka The gemora on Chanuka in Meseches Shabbos reads, “Mitvas Chanuka Nair Eish U’Baiso …”. The basic Mitzva of lighting Chanuka lights is to light one candle each night, and that candle covers…

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You Shall Tell Your Son on Pesach

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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The Shavuos Kiddush Cup

The Shavuos Kiddush Cup As I wrote in my post about the Shabbos Kiddush Cup, I have a personal friend that I know for many years, who is an artist who creates gorgeous Judaica art pieces from silver, gold, and precious stones. Here I present to you his Kiddush Cup for Shavuos. Take a look…

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Kosher Mezuzas and Divine Protection

Kosher Mezuzas and Divine Protection You must of heard about the connection between having Kosher Mezuzas and Divine Protection. There are countless stories floating around telling about someone who had a particular problem, who went to a Rabbi or to a Rebbe, and he told them “Check your Mezuzas”. And sure enough one of the…

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Chanuka Menora

Chanuka Menora I have a personal friend that I have know for years who creates beautiful Judaica art. I have written previously about his Kiddush Cup. In this post I wish to show you his Chanuka Menora, also known as a Chanukia. Everything that you see is personally hand made by the artist from gold,…

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Tachnun

Tachnun I wanted to tell you what happened today in shul as a continuation of  this post here which is also about Tachnun. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Google is sending people to this article, but it is a mistake. Click Here for my article on Jewish Beliefs. A Chosson In Shul Today is Friday, yud…

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The Jewish Holiday of Shavuos

The Jewish Holiday of Shavuos This is an edited copy of an article that I wrote last year in a different blog before the Jewish holiday Shavuos. The Jewish Holiday Shavuos The next holiday coming up in the Jewish calendar is Shavuos, which falls on May 29 this year, (and the evening before). Shavuos mainly…

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Jewish Holidays: Nine Rough Days

  I wrote this article last year as part of a series about the Jewish holidays, during the Nine Days. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Click Here for my main article on Jewish Beliefs. I Thought That He Loved Me My father really let me have it. It was many years ago that my father gave me…

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