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The Rishon Beach Brigade

June 4, 2012 3

  By STEVE WENICK It was on the sands of Rishon LeTzion beach where I first met the rag-tag group of characters, which I later affectionately dubbed The Beach Brigade. Their favorite strand of sand […]

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Rude Awakening

April 26, 2012 6

  By STEVE WENICK It was the second day of Passover and I was six thousand miles away from my hometown, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, when the reality of life in Israel hit home. My […]

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The Waiting Room

February 24, 2012 4

By STEVEN WENICK The expression “to kill time” most aptly applies to many doctors’ waiting rooms. I don’t like killing time; it’s a waste of time. Nevertheless I resigned myself to wait my turn in […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: Slam-Dunk

December 3, 2011 6

By STEVE WENICK The din of the raucous crowd suddenly grew silent as the introductory bars of Hatikva signaled the beginning of Israel’s National Anthem. When the lyrics, “To be a free people in our […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: The Bar Mitzvah Bandit

July 11, 2011 2

By STEVE  WENICK The Bar Mitzvah party was going fine until it was discovered that someone had pilfered the gift box. As is custom in Israel, during weekday Bar Mitzvah celebrations a gift box is […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD; Don’t Forget…remember

April 18, 2011 0

By STEVEN WENICK With the Holiday of Passover and Holocaust Remembrance Day coming in the same Hebrew month (Nissan) I thought I’d share this poem with you. It depicts two different views of the world […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: The Mistake

March 30, 2011 2

was inspired to share this very personal event in my life because of something I learned from Rabbi Aaron Krupnick, who wrote, “We all make mistakes. The question is what we do with them.” This is my answer.
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IMPACTING MY WORLD: Driving Down J Street

March 18, 2011 0

As we travel down the road of life, we sometimes wonder if we are heading in the right direction. That is especially true for those of us in the Jewish community who are concerned with the welfare of Israel. […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: An unwanted visitor

February 7, 2011 3

By Steven Wenick It was on a miserably cold and rainy December evening in 1959 that Montezuma decided to visit his revenge upon me for the first time. As a new member of a communal […]

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