Monthly Archives: November 2017

Tefillah

How wonderful it is that a person can tell all his worries before the Master of the world as one speaks with his friend.  ~ The Chazon Ish zt”l

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A Gift from Heaven

One who denies one’s strength is not humble, but rather a fool.  Rather, a humble person is one who understands that all his strengths and accomplishments are a gift from Heaven.  The more a person recognizes this, the more humble … Continue reading

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Every Person

Our Sages teach, “Greet every person with a pleasant countenance” (Pirkei Avos 1:15). The Mishnah specifically uses the all-encompassing term “every person” because it includes ourselves. No matter how many mistakes and failures we have, we are obligated to still … Continue reading

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Shidduch – The Right Moment

Regarding a shidduch, the Beis Yisrael zt”l would say, “when the right minute comes, it happens in less than a minute.”  And therefore people shouldn’t fear, because everything will happen in due time. ~ R’ Elimelech Biderman

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Please Join Us!

Many times I have seen a person pass a synagogue, and the people inside call out to him, “Holy! Holy! Please come in and join us!”  But I have yet to see a person pass by a house where a … Continue reading

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Nothing Better

All my life I have been raised among sages, and I have found nothing better for a person than silence. ~ Rabban Shimon Ben Galmliel

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Tefillin in the Concentration Camps

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Hershlowitz is a well-known Israeli scientist, professor at the Technion, Knesset speaker, etc. and his parents survived the concentration camps.  Once while he was speaking in West Hartford, CT, he mentioned his survivor father’s experience in Auschwitz … Continue reading

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