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A Humbling Lesson (IX)

1 Adar 5775 – February 19, 2015
Humility often confused with low self-esteem, truly means that a person realizes his true worth

A Portable Home

With the synagogue, "Judaism created one of the greatest revolutions in the history of religion"

A Message From The Spirit World, Asking For A Cup Of Coffee?

I was aware he didn’t want me to “imagine” making coffee in a forced new dream.

Grateful For The Things That Can Be Fixed

24 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
It all started with the recent deluge of rain we here in Israel were privileged to have.

The ALS-Tefillin Challenge

17 Shevat 5775 – February 5, 2015
After I put the tefillin away, the man said that he felt different, and that he had never felt that way before.

The Universality Of Wisdom

By wisdom, we come to understand G-d via creation; By Torah we understand G-d through His revelation

The Role Of Time In Social Transformation

10 Shevat 5775 – January 29, 2015
Torah opposes slavery; G-d desires the free worship of free human beings, yet slavery's permitted-?!

Snow Angels

Her first tactic was tefillah; she immediately began to recite one perek after another of Tehillim.

Kiddush Hashem Aboard El Al

3 Shevat 5775 – January 22, 2015
Suddenly, she turns to me and says, “B'emet, I need to thank you, you made me excited to come back to Israel.”

The Ninth Plague Shrouded In A Darkness Of Its Own

Pharaoh perverted symbols of life (the Nile and midwives) into agents of death.

The Power of Tehillim: A Spark of Light, Eternal Memories

25 Tevet 5775 – January 15, 2015
As we walked, I told her how I had hoped for the chance to thank her for her amazing visit.

The Cup Of Hope

The 5th cup is supported by a 5th expression of Deliverance: “And I will bring you to the land..."

A Humbling Lesson (VIII)

If we are certain that God is on our side, we can easily become arrogant and even cruel

Kaddish For My Father

18 Tevet 5775 – January 8, 2015
When my father died suddenly when I was newly married there was no one who had to say Kaddish for him. I am one of four daughters and he had no brothers.

Civil Disobedience

17 Tevet 5775 – January 7, 2015
The first recorded instance of civil disobedience is the story of Shifra and Puah, defying Pharaoh

A Mother’s Heart

11 Tevet 5775 – January 1, 2015
Mommy, please don’t be so sad. Here in the next world Hashem Yisborach’s plan is much clearer.

The White Lie

10 Tevet 5775 – December 31, 2014
Truthfulness is a fundamental value in Jewish yet truth isn't its highest value. Peace is. Why so?

Generations Forget And Remember

4 Tevet 5775 – December 25, 2014
Jacob’s blessing of Ephraim over Manasseh had nothing to do with age and everything to do with names

A Humbling Lesson (VII)

Reb Shlomo Zalman could not endure honorifics applied to him because of his enormous humility

A Fine Lawyer

She was determined that the Law class was Dina’s best chance of finding a husband, and that was the real reason she wanted her to go to college.

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