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Archive: February 2012

A Trip to England

by Hirsch
Posted on February 10, 2012

This article by Simon Rocker was originally published in the Jewish Chronicle. It is not uncommon for yeshivah heads to come here in search of potential students. But Rabbi Dov Linzer, who will be speaking at several United Synagogues over the weekend on his first trip to the UK, is different.…

‘Invisible Disability’ Kids Are Being Left Out

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on November 11, 2009

by Dov Linzer And Devorah Zlochower The Jewish Week, Op-Ed November 10, 2009 We are the parents of two children with what are often termed “invisible disabilities.” Invisible disabilities can include learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and Asperger’s syndrome, Tourette’s syndrome and other tic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders, mood disorders and behavioral disorders.…

Prayer for the Slain and Injured at the Gay Community Center in Tel Aviv

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on August 14, 2009

This prayer expresses grief and sorrow over the horrific and murderous attack at the gay Community Center in Tel Aviv on August 1, 2009 and the heightened sense of responsibility and obligation that all Jews and communities, across the denominations, must share in response.…