Category Archives: Emuna

Lost Everything

“In the war, I lost my entire family – I simply lost everything; but God I did not lose.” ~ The Klausenberger Rebbe zt”l (1905-1994) who during the Holocaust, lost his wife and 11 children in Auschwitz as he suffered … Continue reading

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Is our knowledge of Hashem ever sufficient?

And you shall know that I am Hashem. — Shemos 10:2 Did the first seven plagues not cause them to know? Here we learn that to “know Hashem” is an unending effort which should be continued always, because His greatness … Continue reading

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The Beis Medresh and the Home

The Beis Medresh is where ideas are transmitted.  The home is where emuna is transmitted. Tonight is a night of transmitting emuna. ~ R’ Eli Sadan as quoted by R’ Shalom Rosner

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It Must Be Done

I never thought about whether I could do something, but only about whether I had to do it.  And if something must be done, then G-d will give the means of doing it.  ~ R’ Yosef Yozel Hurwitz zt”l

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There is no spoon

One erev shabbos, lacking oil for light, R’ Chanina ben Dosa took vinegar and said, “The One who commanded oil to burn, He can command vinegar to burn as well.”  The vinegar burned and provided light until the end of … Continue reading

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Different Tools for Different Tasks

From the beginning of time to this very day, there have never been two people with an identical mission in life. As such, Hashem oversees each person’s life with an amazingly precise Divine Providence, providing each person with the needed … Continue reading

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Through Faith

A man should believe in God through faith, not because of miracles. ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov zt”l

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