Monthly Archives: November 2015

Routine

Nothing is as dangerous for man as routine. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l Advertisements

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“Only Joking” – No Excuse

You are forbidden to speak loshon hora even in jest.  The Torah prohibits derogatory statements, even if they are said without hatred and without the intention of degrading the person being spoken about.  ~ Guard Your Tongue

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The Leshem zt”l

Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv’s grandfather was R’ Shlomo Elyashiv, better known as the Leshem.  The Leshem’s sefer is based on writing from the Arizal and Vilna Gaon, and is very difficult to understand.  His sefarim are so precious that when … Continue reading

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Starting Shabbos Early

If a person adds from the weekday to the holy day, Hashem will repay him in kind by adding years to his life.  In addition, He will grant him wealth and honor. ~ Chavos Ya’ir as quoted by R’ Dovid … Continue reading

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The Last Way Station

The last stanza (way station) to which Torah will be exiled before the advent of Mashiach is America. ~ R’ Chaim of Volozhin zt”l (1720-1797)

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A Must Watch Video!!!!

By now, many of you have heard about the 15 year old boy named Natan, who recently (on the first night of Sukkos) had a near death experience, went up to Heaven and remembers everything he saw there. Not only … Continue reading

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Thinking about Others

One should not even think about others and their affairs unless it is for the purpose of benefiting them, whether for their bodies or their souls.  Besides this, one should not think about them at all – ever. ~ R’ … Continue reading

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