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Commentaries

Person in the Parsha: SHOFTIM

By RABBI TZVI HERSH WEINREB

“We Are All Judges and Kings”

It is at this point in time that we all begin to realize that the summer is ending. There is something about mid-August that says, “The summer is waning.” School children begin to experience the anxieties that come with the anticipation of the return to school; vacationers hasten to relish the last of the “lazy, hazy days;”...

Person in the Parsha: RE’EH

By RABBI TZVI HERSH WEINREB

“Idealism and Reality”

It was another one of those park bench discussions. I hadn’t seen my old friend Eli for quite some time. We would run into each other every couple of years, not because we planned it, but because we lived in the same city.

We both loved to take long walks, and the frequency with which our paths crossed constantly amazed...

Person in the Parsha: EIKEV

By RABBI TZVI HERSH WEINREB

“Discipline and Suffering”

As a parent, grandparent, and psychologist, I am often considered to be something of an expert on parenting and child-rearing. In that capacity, I have frequently been asked to review or give an opinion about any of the plethora of books on the subject of raising one’s children.

Like in any genre, there are better books and worse books in...