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LOL

In the beginning of his career as a rabbi, Rabbi Naftoli of Ropshitz was once asked to speak when he was unprepared.  He told his audience, “When delivering a lecture it is proper to state the truth, to speak concisely … Continue reading

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Segulah for Parnassah

The Gemara (Bava Metzia 59.) teaches that honoring one’s wife is also a segulah for parnassah. “Rava said to the people of Mechuza, ‘Honor your wives so you will become wealthy.’” What is the association between honoring one’s wife and … Continue reading

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What we Lack

The Chasam Sofer zt”l taught that Hashem could have made people without needing anything, but then they would never turn to Hashem.  The greatest chessed, therefore, is that they lack things. ~ Toras Moshe

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A Necessity

Tefillah is always necessary.  Even when Heaven decreed something, it won’t happen without tefillah. ~ R’ Tzaddok HaCohen zt”l

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How can we endure all this?

The Kohen Gadol, Reb Yishmael ben Elisha, was once in Heaven, and was shown rooms filled with terrible decrees. He said, “How can one endure all of this?” He was then brought to a higher room, and he saw even … Continue reading

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Long Distance

The Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch said that only a part of a Jew’s neshama comes into the body, but when a Jew uses that part of the neshama to serve Hashem, it makes a difference for the balance and part of the neshama which is still … Continue reading

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Listen

The deepest prayer a person can pray is, Hashem I don’t want an answer, I just want you to listen! ~ R’ Shlomo Carlebach zt’l – Today is his 25th Yahrzeit

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