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Rav Yerucham Olshin’s New Sefer on Purim

A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com

Until now, Purim was not as geshmak as the other Yomim Tovim throughout the year. Why was this so? Because until now, there was no Yerayach L’Moadim on Purim, Rav Yerucham Olshin’s shiurim and divrei machshava on the Yom Tov.

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GOP Senators Defend The Late McCain Against Trump’s Attacks

Some Republican senators defended late John McCain as a “hero” on Wednesday after President Donald Trump again denounced the Arizonan, who died of brain cancer in August.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted that he misses his friend “today and every day.”

“It was a blessing to serve alongside a rare patriot and genuine American hero in the Senate,” the Kentucky Republican tweeted.

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Heat Records Falling Twice As Often As Cold Ones

Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a new Associated Press data analysis shows.

The AP looked at 424 weather stations throughout the Lower 48 states that had consistent temperature records since 1920 and counted how many times daily hot temperature records were tied or broken and how many daily cold records were set.

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