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Who is Wise?

Who is the wise man? One who thinks about the consequences of whatever he does? ~ Tamid 32a

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Don’t Stop There

Whoever gives even a small coin to a poor person receives six blessings, but whoever accompanies his coins with kind words of reassurance receives eleven blessings. ~ R’ Yitzchak in Bava Basra 9b

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Listen

When we’re conversing with someone, do we spend the whole time searching for launching points for what we want to say?  Or, do we actually listen to appreciate what they are trying to relate? The root of the Hebrew word … Continue reading

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Community

A student once told me he did not involve himself with the community because he didn’t want to take time away from Torah study.  He was wrong.  Our teachings tell us to offer help and benefit to the community. ~ … Continue reading

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You Want to Live a Life of Joy?

When someone’s total focus is on fulfilling the will of the Creator, he will be free from all other worries and anxieties. He constantly fulfills the will of the Creator with sublime ecstasy and joy. A wise person will make … Continue reading

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Mind over Mouth

The next time you go to shul to pray, tell yourself that you’re planning to use your mind as much as your mouth in the synagogue – for proper service of Hashem has more to do with the mind and … Continue reading

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Used to be a Dream

When I was a child, Israel was a legend more than a reality.  She emerged from a dream, and today she has surpassed that dream. ~ Shimon Peres

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