Since High school and post High School interviewrs are looming in the coming weeks for both boys and girls, this article intends to help parents decide which are the most appropriate schools for their children. (I’ve written an extensive article describing my approach to school placements, and will gladly forward it to anyone interested.) Several...Read More
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A friend of mine has a nephew who was demonstrating at-risk behavior. In search of a solution, the worried parents made multiple calls to numerous people. They tried reasoning with their child and, as many parents unknowingly do, they began suffocating him. My friend’s parents, the teenager’s grandparents, told my friend, “The parents should give...Read More
Reb Simcha Zissel in his Sefer Chochmo U’mussor discusses Taavohs, desires, and why people should “fight” non-Torah based desires, even if they don’t involve Aveiros. He highlights the dangers of desires with the following introduction: People can tell what others consider important based on what they’re constantly discussing. The first story in the Torah is...Read More