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Rachel's Tomb

Our matriarch’s tomb looks tragically different today. Security walls, cameras and barbed wire guard the site from terrorism.

The Tiny Torah in Space

As the Chief Rabbi of Holland died, he pressed a Torah scroll, no taller than four and a half inches, firmly into Joachim Joseph's hand, commanding him to keep it and always tell its story. 

America Was Founded On Torah

In a wonderful talk by R' Tzvi Freeman at Maayon Yisroel last night, I learned that Thomas Jefferson's first draft of the American Declaration of Independence (1776) stated, "We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable; that all men are created equal…"