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Memorial Day Weekend 2018

On Memorial Day, we remember all the members of our armed services who paid the ultimate price in service to this great country. Our eternal gratitude.

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Memorial Day Weekend, 2017

On Memorial Day, we remember all the members of our armed services who paid the ultimate price in service to this great country. Our eternal gratitude.

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Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech, Third Yahrtzeit

My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech, z’l, passed away on March 15, 2014, which the Jewish calendar translates into the 13th of Adar. Thus, tonight — Jewish holidays begin after sundown — is the third Yahrzeit, memorial, without my father’s physical presence in this world. My father was 94 years old. He is gone, but he […]

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Memorial Day 2016

On Memorial Day, we remember all the members of our armed services who paid the ultimate price in service to this great country. Our eternal gratitude.

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Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech, Second Yahrzeit

My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech passed away on March 15, 2014, which the Jewish calendar translates into the 13th of Adar. Thus, tonight — Jewish holidays begin in the evening, after sundown — is the second Yahrzeit, memorial, without my father’s physical presence in this world. My father was 94 years old. He is […]

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Veteran’s Day, 2015: My Favorite Veteran, Rabbi Abraham Avrech z’l

My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech passed away on March 15, 2014. This is the second Veteran’s Day without my father’s physical presence in this world. He is gone, but like all veteran’s certainly not forgotten. Take a moment to ponder the enormous sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and their families. Millions and millions […]

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Friday Photos: Trompe L’oeil Nation

The idea is to fool the eye, to convince the viewer that the object exists in three dimensions. But of course, the surface is flat. It is a masterful illusion. So it is with Barack Obama and the postmodern Democrat party, who wage a ceaseless campaign of political trompe l’oeil. The Constitution, the separation of […]

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Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech, First Yahrzeit

My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech passed away on March 15, 2014, which in the Jewish calendar translates into the 13th of Adar. Thus, this is the first Yahrzeit, memorial, without my father’s physical presence in this world. My father was 94 years old. He is gone, but he is certainly not forgotten. During Prime […]

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Veteran’s Day, 2014: My Favorite Veteran, Rabbi Abraham Avrech z’l

My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech passed away on March 15, 2014. This is the first Veteran’s Day without my father’s physical presence in this world. He is gone, but like all veteran’s certainly not forgotten. Take a moment to ponder the enormous sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and their families. Millions and millions […]

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Taps for Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech — Video Added

This past Sunday Karen and I were in NY for the unveiling of my father’s headstone, which reads: “A crown has fallen from our heads” Rabbi Abraham son of Rabbi Shmuel. The quote we chose with which to honor my father’s memory is from Genesis, 23: 6.

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After Shiva

Shiva is complete. I am now in a period called shloshim. Emerging from shiva is something of a shock. For the seven days of mourning I neither watched TV news nor read newspapers. My daily TCM fix was terminated. And politics was a blessedly distant shore. Not talking about things Obama is a huge relief. […]

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Veteran’s Day, 2013: Rabbi Abraham Avrech, My Favorite Veteran

Today we honor our veterans—the living and the dead. Take a moment to ponder the enormous sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and their families. Millions and millions of people all over the world are forever in their debt. Keep in mind that the U.S.military has freed more people on this earth from tyranny and […]

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Memorial Day 2013

On Memorial Day, we remember all the members of our armed services who paid the ultimate price in service to this great country. Our eternal gratitude.

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Veteran’s Day, 2012: Rabbi Abraham Avrech, My Favorite Veteran

Today we honor our veterans—the living and the dead. Take a moment to ponder the enormous sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and their families. Millions and millions of people all over the world are forever in their debt. Keep in mind that the U.S.military has freed more people on this earth from tyranny and […]

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Veterans Day 2011

Today we honor our veterans—the living and the dead. Take a moment to ponder the enormous sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and their families. Millions and millions of people all over the world are forever in their debt. Keep in mind that the U.S.military has freed more people on this earth from tyranny and […]

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