It was found to be a giant deer tick living in her head – with its claws in her scalp.
While daydreaming about finding the perfect job, I never expected to be rewarded in spades for my aforementioned experience.
Over the next 2 weeks covering portion Matot and Maasei, Rabbi Fohrman will bring order to confusion.
Our home is in the center of the Holy Land, surrounded by (what else?) green hills and valleys.
The negotiation between Moses and the tribes of Reuven and Gad is a model of conflict resolution.
The midrash says that Pinchas, (this parsha), and Eliyahu, prophet of Kings, are one and the same.
The simple act of kindness should be the reward itself. Anything more in the form of a reward is gravy.
Herman was speechless, yet the look in his eyes said it all. Indeed, his gratitude knew no bounds.
A few seats away, I noticed a man with a Mishnah in hand, talking intently into a cell phone. I soon realized the man was participating in a Daf Yomi shiur, utilizing his traveling time well.
What was the small act of Moshe talking to the rock meant to teach the people of Israel?
Is it possible for us to influence God?
It’s written, it says, with all the segulos for shalom bayis and you gave it as a gift to a chassan and kallah.
Thinking about how much we can do in comparison to what we have done serves as a corrective against pride and arrogance.
Are pessimists just rationalists, and is hope just naiveté?
As I listed the litany of tragedies, as I perceived them, my mother responded by saying: “Who’s had a terrible life? I’ve had a wonderful life. I had your father for 40 years until he was taken from us. I had you and your brother. I lived to see grandchildren.”
Rabbi Fohrman delves deeper into the Priestly Blessing and its relevant lessons
Our son-in-law e-mailed tickets for us to print out and bring along to allow us admittance. Simple enough.
Is parsha Naso teaching us how we should treat our children?
“Daddy,” I exclaimed, “Is this how you daven?” Daddy’s response was a hearty laugh. I felt so proud of myself.
Separating fun from happiness can liberate, regarding (a) time, (b) money and (c) jealousy.