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Posted on: March 26th, 2015
Rambam: Eating blood's forbidden because connected to idolatry;Ramban: We're affected by what we eat
Posted on: March 19th, 2015
B’chasdei Hashem, I found precisely enough chicken, prepared meat knishes and various other foods I required.
Rav Elyashiv favored books about gedolim with 2 caveats: accuracy; and no distasteful elements
Why should unintentional sins require atonement? What guilt exists when requisite intent is lacking?
Posted on: March 12th, 2015
But… “Is there anything…,” I choked out, “that I could do, as a merit that G-d should have mercy on me?”
Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history
Posted on: March 6th, 2015
"But you have all our credit card details from when we paid for the car.”
Posted on: March 4th, 2015
The Sabbath is a full dress rehearsal for an ideal society that has not yet come to pass-but will
Posted on: February 26th, 2015
Jewish prayer is a convergence of 2 modes of biblical spirituality, exemplified by Moses and Aaron
Eventually, after some trial and error, including an experience with a prima donna and one with a thief, I baruch Hashem ultimately found a fine, honest and reliable household helper.
Posted on: February 19th, 2015
Humility often confused with low self-esteem, truly means that a person realizes his true worth
With the synagogue, "Judaism created one of the greatest revolutions in the history of religion"
I was aware he didn’t want me to “imagine” making coffee in a forced new dream.
Posted on: February 12th, 2015
It all started with the recent deluge of rain we here in Israel were privileged to have.
Posted on: February 5th, 2015
After I put the tefillin away, the man said that he felt different, and that he had never felt that way before.
By wisdom, we come to understand G-d via creation; By Torah we understand G-d through His revelation
Posted on: January 29th, 2015
Torah opposes slavery; G-d desires the free worship of free human beings, yet slavery's permitted-?!
Her first tactic was tefillah; she immediately began to recite one perek after another of Tehillim.
Posted on: January 22nd, 2015
Suddenly, she turns to me and says, “B'emet, I need to thank you, you made me excited to come back to Israel.”
Pharaoh perverted symbols of life (the Nile and midwives) into agents of death.
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