Arutz 7 – On their way to independence with Darkaynu

On their way to independence with Darkaynu Young adults with special needs learn basic skills for independent living, gaining confidence in themselves and their own abilities. Israel National News | March 29, 2022 In a modest apartment in the town of Alon Shvut outside of Jerusalem, a group of young men are enjoying the experience …

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TOI – The Bedouins of Rahat – Progress and Tradition

The Bedouins of Rahat – Progress and Tradition Rebecca Abrahamson | March 28, 2022 The goodness in the Bedouin community is palpable. I witnessed it in the largest Bedouin city in Israel, Rahat, some 80,000 residents strong, just one week before the devastation in Be’er Sheva in which four Israelis were killed and two wounded …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Tazria 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Tazria (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – The major subject of this week’s as well as next week’s Torah portion is ritual purity and impurity (tuma and tahara) – to the modern mind, one of the most esoteric and puzzling aspects of our Scriptures. What is even more disturbing …

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Parshat Tazria: The Lessons of Leprosy

The Lessons of Leprosy Avi Ganz is the director of the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Yeshivat Darkaynu Program “תניא ארבעה חשובים כמת: עני ומצורע, וסומא ומי שאין לו בנים וכו’  מצורע דכתיב (במדבר י”ב, י”ב): ‘אל נא תהי כמת’.”  (נדרים ס”ד:ב) The Gemara (in Arachin and other places) tells us that Tzoraat was a sort …

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