Category Archives: Yiddish

Kindling the Lights

Through the mitzvah of kindling the lights of Chanukah we acknowledge the glory of God. His glory is exalted and magnified in the world. Those who were distant from Him are stirred to return. We can attain true fear of … Continue reading

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No Debt

Der Aibishter Baruch Hu, blybt nit kayn baal chov, far yeder guter zach vos a Yid toot, tzolt ayr bemaytav mit bunay, chayei umezonay revichay ~ R’ Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch zt”l G-d does not remain in debt, for every … Continue reading

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Finding Fault In Others

Es iz leichter bei andereh chesroines tsu gefinen vi bei zich meiles. It is easer to find faults in other than virtues in oneself.

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Can’t take it with you

Tachrichim mach men on keshenes Shrouds are made without pockets.

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Pen of the Heart

Di tsung iz di feder fun hartsen. The tongue is the pen of the heart.

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Borrowing

Borgen macht zorgen. Borrow causes sorrow.

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Better Good and a Little

Besser gut un a bissel aider shlechts un a fuleh shissel. Better good and a little rather than bad and a lot of it.

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