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The lack of spiritual awareness lulls us into false complacency as if it is the might of our right hand that overcomes the Arab world, unable to do anything against our weaponry… (from www.breslev.co.il) Since the beginning of the State of Israel, Hashem has blessed us with two levels of Divine Protection. The first level […]
The “Three Weeks” between the 17th of Tammuz and the Tisha B’Av have historically been days of misfortune and calamity for the Jewish people. During this time, both the First and Second Temples were destroyed, amongst other tragedies. These days are referred to as the period “within the straits” (bein hametzarim), in accordance with the verse: “All […]
With some advanced planning, you can feel refreshed, relaxed, and ready for the best Pesach ever. (by: aish.com) Ask most people what they associate with Pesach, and they’ll tell you they think of the hard work of cleaning, organizing, and shopping for the holiday. To our great merit, we all try to diligently prepare our […]
In ancient times there were four new years on the Jewish calendar. (by Michele Alperin, myjewishlearning.com) Time, in its essence, is an unceasing flow on which human beings have imposed meaning with arbitrary divisions and markers–years, months, weeks, days, minutes, and seconds. These units of time serve as measures for human activity in education, commerce, leisure, […]
Practical tools for anger management. (by aish.com) 1. Realize you’re not in control. Realize you’re not in control Our sages refer to anger as idolatry (Maimonides – Laws of Behavior 2:2). When you think you’re Master of the Universe and things inexplicably don’t bend to your will, you explode. “This is my lane buddy, get […]
Read some astonishing hints to Oral Torah – straight from the written text: 1. Deuteronomy 12,21 If the place the Lord, your God, chooses to put His Name there, will be distant from you, you may slaughter of your cattle and of your sheep, which the Lord has given you, as I have commanded you, […]
The content of the Talmud, the accompanying oral part of the Torah, was actually transmitted before the written Bible. by Aish HaTorah’s Discovery Seminar It’s important to clarify a common misconception many have about the Oral Torah in Judaism. The Oral Torah is not an “after-thought” interpretation of the Written Torah. In fact, the giving […]
(Source: www.breakingisraelnews.com; by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz December 28, 2017) “Thus said God of Hosts: The fast of the fourth month, the fast of the fifth month, the fast of the seventh month, and the fast of the tenth month shall become occasions for joy and gladness, happy festivals for the House of Yehuda; but you […]
(by: Rabbi David Fohrman) Why do the laws from the rabbis end up looking so different than Biblical laws? And even more so – what does law have to do with God and spirituality? What is the point of the legalism inherent in our religion? In this video, Rabbi Fohrman argues that thought without action […]