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The Smile on the Satan’s Face

Feb 26th, 2010 | By
The Smile on the Satan’s Face

A STORY FOR PURIM (AND TISHA B’AV) The Rebbe had reached the World of Truth, and had stood, like all other Jews, in judgment. It had taken a long time; after all, the Judge of the Universe is infinitely more exacting with the great tzaddikim than He is with anyone else. But eventually, He gave
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The Happy Quadriplegic

Feb 21st, 2010 | By
The Happy Quadriplegic

by Olivia Love Worthy   As a nurse I once had a patient who was paralyzed from the neck down, yet very happy. He was a Vietnamese boy, around 18 years old, and could only turn his head. He had been in this condition for just 6 months as the result of a bullet through
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On Eagles’ Wings

Feb 17th, 2010 | By
On Eagles’ Wings

by Daniel Pinner This article is reprinted from the March, 1999 edition of Your Jerusalem. One of the longest stretches of straight road in the entire city of Jerusalem — indeed, until the recent spate of building roads, tunnels and bridges, the longest straight road, is Kanfei Nesharim (Eagles’ Wings). This road runs as straight
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Kind Words: Be Prepared For Complaints

Feb 17th, 2010 | By
Kind Words: Be Prepared For Complaints

  THE DRIVE TO DO GOOD The author wishes to remain anonymous I was driving home one very hot summer day. There were a lot of people asking for a ride — a “tramp” — on the road to Tekoa, south of Jerusalem. I stopped, off course. A young man got in the front seat
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