Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Local Dullard

Even the local dullard knows something you don’t. Learn from him, from her, learn from everyone. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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Bar Yochai

One of the songs that discuss Reb Shimon Bar Yocahi’s praises is “Bar Yochai” – “the son of Yochai.”  Why don’t we call Reb Shimon by his name?  Why does this song call him by his father’s name? Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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Preparation for Lag B’Omer

According to one Midrash, the mon started to come down on Lag b’Omer.  Therefore, Lag b’Omer is an ideal day to daven for parnassah.  It is also known that it is certainly mesugal for refuah. ~ R’ Elimelech Biderman Shlita … Continue reading

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Not to be Taken Lightly

A Jew cannot imagine just how joyous he will be in Heaven if only one forbidden thought will be detracted from his record. ~ The Vilna Gaon zt”l

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Life is Busy

A busy life makes davening  to Hashem harder, but davening to Hashem makes a busy life easier!

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Who is Wise?

Who is the wise man? One who thinks about the consequences of whatever he does? ~ Tamid 32a

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Don’t Stop There

Whoever gives even a small coin to a poor person receives six blessings, but whoever accompanies his coins with kind words of reassurance receives eleven blessings. ~ R’ Yitzchak in Bava Basra 9b

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