INDESTRUCTIBLE TORAH = IMMORTAL PEOPLE

Public schools in Dayton, Ohio were just closed for three days due to snow and below-zero winds. What’s interesting with snow days is that schools are often the first public institutions to close. Other government establishments like post offices remain open. The same is true for banks, offices and malls.  Perhaps one explanation is that […]

BLUNDERS’ BONUSES

Let’s be honest, we hardly ever get it right the first time. Hence, life is a series of blunders. Is it supposed to be this way? One might be forgiven if they answered no.  After all, every time one of my mistakes is about to explode in my face, my gut screams: “Nooo! This should not be […]

MEZUZA SECRETS

Recently, Chabad communities were stunned by an expose regarding the Mezuzah industry. There were accusations of fraud and non-kosher mezuzos. Of course there were counterclaims. Just last week, a lawsuit was filed in a New York Bet Din (Jewish court) and both sides are digging in. And you thought all the action was in Washington! […]

Getting Smart with Your Smartphones

Over the past several years, there has been significant discussion and debate regarding the impact of cellphone/smartphone technology and social media on our children and their families.  In full recognition of this daunting challenge, we at the HEBREW ACADEMY COMMUNITY SCHOOL are now implementing our new Digital Citizenship Curriculum, created and developed by Dr. Eli […]