Mordechai Ben Avraham was born in Los Angeles and worked in the television and music industry. He is now a rabbinical student living in Jerusalem.
Mordechai Ben Avraham
By Mordechai Ben Avraham
Beloved rabbi’s influence also uplifted Black Jewish lives
Shimon HaTzadik (the Righteous) was a high priest during the Second Temple period. He would say, “On three things the world stands: On the Torah, on prayer, and on acts of kindness.” Later commentators would add that these three principles were the basis of why God created the world. In this light, a person can…
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