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A New Beginning

When a father brings his son to cheder for the first time, the father is very happy because his son is starting to learn Torah. The Tzemech Tzedek of Lubavitz zt’l said that this helps us understand the great joy … Continue reading

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A Vessel for the Bounty

Studying Torah after a holiday creates a vessel to retain all the bounty that one acquired during the holidays. ~ R’ Mendel of Riminov zt’l

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The Most Important Battle!

Sometimes the yetzer hara allows us to win a battle or two. But then, when an essential and important battle comes around, we are weak and don’t have strength to fight. We assume that since we won so many wars … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Clear Emunah

The Chidushei HaRim taught that when one sits in the succah he can merit attaining clear emunah. Because it states, “Live in succos for seven days… so you will know…” Therefore, when we sit in the succah, it’s an ideal … Continue reading

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In the Upper Worlds

When one sits in the succah, and he learns and davens there, he is mamash in the upper worlds. ~ The Yesod Yosef (ch.77)

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Big Day for Tzedakah

It is proper to give a lot of tzedakah on erev Succos. Reb Chaim Vital would distribute the entire tzedakah pushke to the poor on this day.” ~ Shaarei Teshuvah (625) Rebbe Chaim of Tzanz zt’l said that there isn’t … Continue reading

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You have Everything you Need

A person who lives with the Torah perspective realizes the Almighty has provided him with exactly what he needs to fulfill his unique goals in life. Hence there is never a reason to envy what others have. ~ Bais Shlomo

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Closer

When we cry about all our sins on Yom Kippur, we’re really saying, “Hashem, look at all these sins, look at this pile of garbage, of refuse, the distractions I enjoy… I enjoy them because I have this gaping hole … Continue reading

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Be Real!

We can be real with ourselves. With Hashem. On Yom Kippur, a day when we’re being real, we’re able to say, “We are Your beloved and You are ours.” That’s the one truth.  It’s because we’re being real that we … Continue reading

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Remorse

When a person feels remorse for having committed a sin, he is forgiven for ALL his sins. ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov zt”l

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