Monthly Archives: October 2015

What Did Shlomo Carlebach do on his Last Day on Earth?

“Rabbi Eliezer would say: The honor of your fellow should be as precious to you as your own, and do not be easy to anger. Repent one day before your death…”  ~ Pirkei Avos (2:10) With the above mishna in mind … Continue reading

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Our Wishes

Hashem is more than happy to give us our heart’s wishes — but only on condition that they’re good for us. ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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And Torah is Light…

R’ Moshe Chaim Luzatto in Derech Eitz Chaim explains that Torah is literally “light,” not merely a study of wisdom or science.  When one studies Torah, it actually illuminates his mind, body, and life.  The Torah is Hashem’s wisdom, which … Continue reading

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Thoughts

You are where your thoughts are.  Make sure your thoughts are where you want to be.  R’ Nachman of Breslov zt”l

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Food for Thought

I’ve trained myself not to want what I don’t want. ~ R’ Pinchas of Kortiz Let me know if you have any thoughts on this one.

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Incredible Story Fresh out of Israel

About a week ago in Israel, a Palestinian Arab was following a chassidish lady who was walking alone in Jerusalem for about 20 minutes, after which he disappeared. The woman was suspicious of him and immediately called in his description … Continue reading

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Secrets

If someone tells you a secret, you are forbidden to repeat it to others.

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