Their Reality and Our Reality
A common basis for comedy scenes is different perceptions of
reality between the audience and the actor, or between two
actors within the scene. When the actor finds out what is
really going on, it can be really funny. In real life, such
situations do not always end harmlessly.
The Tzaddik is the Foundation of the World
Eighteen years having elapsed since the passing (on 23 Av,
5745) of Maran the Steipler, HaRav Yisroel Yaakov Kanievsky
ztvk'l, author of Kehillos Yaakov. We present a
collection of illuminating vignettes and practices, published
in English for the first time, from the archives of HaRav
by R' Zvi Yabrov
A Middos Workshop: Ahavas Yisroel -- the Oneness of the
Honoring Hashem by Honoring the Human -- Part I
Based on Shiurim of Rav Dovid Siegel
Any time is the perfect time to work on improving our
interpersonal relationships. In the first part of our
discussion of this topic, we discussed the oneness of the
Jewish people. Now we will examine how we can practically
express this through increasing our feelings of respect for
our fellow Jew.
To Know Wisdom and Ethics
Shaya, as his friends called him, was a talented young man.
He was born talented. A scholastic matter which took his
peers a great deal of explanation in order to grasp, was
intuited by him in half a minute, and all on his own. His
aptitude was evident on all fronts.
by Yochonon Dovid
To the Editor:
As a teacher of special education, I read eagerly everything
you print on this subject and education in general. Last week
you printed an article on the poor performance of Israeli
pupils in the PISA survey.
Politica: The Netanyahu-Silvan Camp
Ariel Sharon's staff is plenty worried. Not by the economic
or political state of affairs and certainly not by the weaker
ranks of society and the tents erected in Kiryat Hamemshalah
near the Prime Minister's Office. Instead Sharon's staffers
and family members are fretting over recent progress in
criminal investigations of cases in which the Prime Minister
was allegedly involved.
by E. Rauchberger
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