Rabbi’s Report on Hungary

How to capture the full range of thoughts and emotions of a day packed with visits that started with a shaharit service at the Frankel Utca Synagogue in Budapest and concluded with ma’ariv in the beautiful spacious living room at the residence of the American ambassador to Hungary.   After breakfast and remarks by a …

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Thinking about Youlus

Trust is built on truth, and both are rare commodities.   Who would have thought that a kind, good-natured, physically unimposing, seemingly well-intentioned rabbi could have succeeded in deceiving so many for so long? He seemed so unpretentious.   Who would have thought not to believe a person who purported to go on daring missions, …

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