Monthly Archives: February 2019

Dreams

Said Rabbi Bannaah: There were 24 interpreters of dreams in Jerusalem.  Once I had a dream and went around to all of them and they all gave different interpretations, and all were fulfilled, confirming that which is said, “All dreams … Continue reading

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It’s All in There

There isn’t anything that is not alluded to in the Torah. ~ Zohar

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Would Give it All Up

Even the angel Micha’el – the greatest of the angels – would give up all of his service and his comprehension of Godliness for even a single mitzvah of tzitzit – for one of the four tzitzit that every Jewish … Continue reading

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The Ground Under Your Feet

When a person walks along without a thought of Torah in his head, the very ground under his feet cries out: “Clod! What makes you any better than me?  By what rights do you step on me? ~ R’ Yosef … Continue reading

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They have wives!

One Friday evening at twilight in Slobodka, R’ Nosson Zvi Finkel’s sermon lasted longer than usual.  When the time for Maariv came, his rebbetzen, who was familiar with her husband’s ways, opened the door a crack and whispered, “They have … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect

The seismograph has taught us that a tremor in any part of the world can be felt by a sufficiently sensitive instrument everywhere in the world.  The same is true of a person’s deeds.  One should not think that his … Continue reading

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Nothing is Accomplished

Chazal tell us that anger is compared to idol worship.  One of the reasons is because neither of them accomplish anything. It states in Tehillim 115:5 “they have mouths but they can’t speak.” Anger is also futile as it states … Continue reading

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