Monthly Archives: October 2019

Blessing for Long Life

It is a wonderful practice of families to get into the habit of making their berachos out loud. Not only does this allow for the berachos to be made complete with the answers of the complementing Ameins, we also give … Continue reading

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He Still Loves You

A good friend may wish the best for you yet feel envy when some luck comes your way.  It is momentary.  He still loves you. ~ Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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Elevation – deep!

When you pray, have in mind to arouse the letters with which were created heaven and earth, all creatures above and below, and all universes.  If you do this, then all universes and all creation will join you in worship. … Continue reading

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Are We Just as Guilty as Noach?

A person who does not beg for mercy on behalf of his generation is punished. ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov zt”l

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Appreciate the Differences

“Because he likes herring, he is suspicious of anyone who is not a herring eater.”  ~ The Kotzker Rebbe

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What to Worry About

It is proper to worry about forgetting your Torah knowledge for this will encourage you to review what you have studied.  Worrying about material matters is a mistake.  ~ R’ Zelig Pliskin based on Brochos 60a

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The Chofetz Chaim’s Mother

Many years after the Chofetz Chaim’s mother’s death, an old Tehilim was found in her house and brought to him.  The Chofetz Chaim covered it with kisses and, with moist eyes, he said “How many tears my mother shed over … Continue reading

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