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How can I increase my happiness?

Fulfill the commandment to love your fellow man as yourself, not as an academic study, but literally and wholeheartedly.  If you sincerely love other people, when you see that they are having some good fortune, you will experience the same … Continue reading

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Wait till the End

The holy Rizhiner zt’l told his chassidim the following story: There was once a chassid who had many furs in his store and was having a hard time selling them. One morning, a messenger of a minister came into the … Continue reading

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What Torah concept will make the most practical difference to the emotional quality of my life?

The awareness that all the Almighty does is for your benefit.  This realization is a great wisdom that will help you in both this world and the next. There is no greater wealth than mastering this attitude.  When you reach … Continue reading

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Who are You Speaking With?

Whenever you speak to another person, know that you are speaking to someone who is created in the image of the Almighty.  Imagine the respect you would feel if you were speaking directly to the Creator.  When you internalize this … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

The concept of “cause and effect” is well known. However, tzaddikim tell us that, in truth, the “cause” and “effect” are the opposite of what people think they are. For example, when one has a hole in his pocket and … Continue reading

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May this be a Sign!

The Rabbeinu b’Chaya (end of Shemos) writes, “When the end of days will come, there will be many tzaros, one after the other. That is a sign that the Redemption is near.” It seems that we are living in such … Continue reading

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Pointless Crying

Regarding the sin of the meraglim, the Torah tells us that the entire nation cried that night. The Gemara (Taanis 29) explains that Hashem was going to bring us into Eretz Yisrael with amazing miracles; there was nothing to fear. … Continue reading

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You Need to Daven for It

“From the time the Beis HaMikdash was destroyed, Hakadosh Baruch Hu doesn’t give goodness to Bnei Yisrael without tefillah.” ~ Siddur Rokeiach

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To be a Jew

To be a Jew is to inherit faith from those who came before us, to live it and to hand it on to those who will come after us.  To be a Jew is to be a link in the … Continue reading

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The Sun will Rise

Don’t have any doubts at all…because Hashem can bring salvation, and no one can prevent Him… Your bitachon should be like someone who is waiting for morning to come…” Sefer Ha’Ikrim (4:49) At night, we all know that morning will … Continue reading

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