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364

The  numerical value of the Hebrew word “HaSaTaN” (the Satan) is equal to 364. That is because on the 365th day – Yom Kippur,  Hashem silences the Satan enabling us to emerge meritorious in judgement. Gemar Chasima Tovah!    

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What if You Didn’t Do Any Sins? 

Teshuva (repentance) means to come back to the greatness which is expected of us, even if you did not do any sins at all. Did you learn enough Torah? Did you love Hashem enough? Did you think about His greatness enough? … Continue reading

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Better than Perfection

If G-d wanted perfection, He would have been perfectly happy sitting on His heavenly throne surrounded by angels or he might have created a man that can’t sin. But G-d desired something more, something better than perfection. He created this world, … Continue reading

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Achas – That First Precious Moment!

On Yom Kippur, the Kohen Gadol would say Achas, Achas v’Achas, Achas u’Shtayim until ‘Achas va’Sheva’ The Imrei Emes explains that the most precious moment for Hashem is when one makes a strong resolve to improve his ways. Afterwards, he may have ups … Continue reading

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Sparks

Every aspect of creation possesses a Godly spark that gives it life and maintains its existence; but the material nature of the world conceals this inner Godliness and prevents its expression. The purpose of a Jew’s life is to elevate … Continue reading

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Keren Hashana – Do it now!

I try to post this every year before Rosh Hashana because it is just such an amazing opportunity that everyone should try to take advantage of right now. Many years ago, the Lubavitcher Rebbe established “Keren Hashana,” a fund that will … Continue reading

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Head of the Year

Rosh Hashana is the “head” of the new year and not the “beginning” of the new year because Hashem lets us start off on top and it’s up to us where we go from there. May you and your family … Continue reading

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