Author Archives: Emuna Daily

Running After You

If a person wouldn’t run after his parnassah, the parnassah would run after him because before someone is formed in the womb, Hashem decrees whether he will be poor or wealthy (according to Hashem’s wisdom of each individual’s needs). Everything … Continue reading

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Rare

We, the Jewish people, are less than a quarter of a percent of the world’s population. If I told you that we were ten percent, you’d say that makes sense, but we’re not even one percent. One percent is almost … Continue reading

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Zos Chanukah

The Ruzhiner said, “What tzaddikim accomplish on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, simple people can accomplish on Zos Chanukah.” We can daven for yeshuos and refuos and they will come, be’ezras Hashem. As the Shaul u’Meishiv (Divrei Shaul) zt’l teaches, … Continue reading

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The Missing Light

The Skulener Rebbe (Rebbe Eliezer Zusia) zt’l would say that on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Succos, we build a beautiful (spiritual) edifice, which is the source for bounty and blessings for the new year. Yet, something is missing. There … Continue reading

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There With You

Believe with emunah sheleimah that when you stand to light Chanukah lecht, all the sparks of your soul and of your fathers’ and grandfather’s neshamos, all the way up to Adam HaRishon are standing there with you. This occurs to … Continue reading

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Hallel of Chanukah

Hallel on Chanukah shouldn’t be said like Hallel on Rosh Chodesh, because Hallel on Rosh Chodesh is a minhag, while the Hallel on Chanukah is a mitzvah. ~ The Chebiner Rav zt’l

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We May Not See It, But…

Every candle that is lit for a mitzvah is extremely holy. If we had ruach hakadosh, we would perceive the future when we light those candles. They tell us prophecy and resemble the times that the navi spoke and told … Continue reading

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The Primary Mitzvah

In my opinion, the primary mitzvah is that the one who lit the lecht should be near the lecht for half an hour, to look at them, and be happy with them. ~ The Chavas Ya’ir

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The Miracle of the 1st Night of Chanukah

The Beis Yosef asks: Why do we celebrate the first day of Chanukah? It seems that no miracle occurred on that day. The Chashmonaim found a jug of oil that had just enough to last one day, so the menorah … Continue reading

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Hey, I beat you!

You’re lying in bed, exhausted, about to fall asleep, and your phone rings. It’s your friend. She needs help and wants to know if you can come over. You can sigh and say no. You can sign and say yes. … Continue reading

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