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My taste of Talmud

My taste of Talmud

Irene Davis Many years ago I took a course called A Taste of Talmud, led by Rabbi Gunther Plaut, Senior Scholar at Toronto’s Holy Blossom Temple. The rabbi died...

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The story that won’t go away: fighting continues in Ukraine

The story that won’t go away: fighting continues in Ukraine

Ben G. FrankSpecial to the Tribune Recent headlines tell it all: ‘Truce Collapsing in Ukraine.’ According to Bloomberg news reports, fighting is continuing in...

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Casablanca: purest love may be love that gives and asks for nothing

Casablanca: purest love may be love that gives and asks for nothing

Decision-making is complex. It involves considering not only the present but the future as well. Let me share a tale of two families. In family number one, parents...

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How does a company obtain kosher certification?

How does a company obtain kosher certification?

Richard Rabkin This is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive. For those keeping track at home, the most frequently asked question I receive is, Why...

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Avoiding separation, costs and delays in the family justice system

Avoiding separation, costs and delays in the family justice system

Just a few days ago, many of us were lamenting our sins on Yom Kippur, hoping for expiation. It’s no secret that there are significant costs and delays in Ontario’s...

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