The Balagan

How Can We Not?

How Can We Not?

Maimonides, the great Jewish philosopher and scholar, wrote that there are eight levels of charity, each greater than the next one. The greatest is to help out a fellow Jew, and the list goes on to the less impressive gestures of “giving inadequately but cheerfully”...

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Shalom, Pilgrim

Shalom, Pilgrim

“Time is yet another of God’s creations, and as such, it has a life of its own.” —Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson Almost a quarter of a century ago, Pope John Paul II came to Baltimore and celebrated mass at Camden Yards, selling out the ballpark as today’s home team...

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