Monthly Archives: February 2020

A Precious Gift

I have a precious gift in My treasure vault,” God told Moshe.  “It’s name is Shabbat.  I intend to give this gift to the Jewish people.  Go inform them.” ~ Shabbat 10b

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Chesed in the Home

Children rarely appreciate what their mothers do for them (until, perhaps, they have children of their own), so it is a real chesed shel emes (true kindness) to care for small children.  If a housewife had the opportunity to perform … Continue reading

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Statute of Limitations on Lashon Hara?

Sometimes, after many years, we feel like maybe it is okay to speak lashon hara…. The gemara relates a story of a certain student who revealed a secret that was 22 years old!  Rabbi Ami expelled him from the Bais … Continue reading

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Why Are You So Sad?

Rebbe Nachman (of Breslov) says…Why are you so sad?  Because everything goes wrong in your life.  But, gevalt, do you know why everything goes wrong?  Because you are so sad. ~ R’ Shlomo Carlebach zt”l

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Higher than You Think

One of this generation’s greatest problems is that people don’t recognize on what level they truly are. – Rebbe Rayatz Yosef Yitzhok Schneersohn Sorry, I sent the wrong one earlier.

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Waiting Around

Achievement always comes to the person who is looking for it, but not to the person who is just waiting for it.

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LeKavod Shabbos

One should limit one’s weekday expenditures in order to save money to honor the Shabbat.  Let no one say, “How am I ever going to save anything?” On the contrary, the more one spends for Shabbat, the more one will … Continue reading

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