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Marriages don’t go sour over that which transpires at the UN, in Washington or in Jerusalem, but they do become battlefields over “little things” which in the end aren’t so little after all.
Our sages ask, “Who is wise?” They respond, “He who can foretell the future.” Obviously, they were not discussing prophecy. What they were referring to is the ability to project consequences. Given certain information, we should be able to estimate what sort of spouse or parent a person will be. Background checks therefore are vital, and this applies to both genders.
Marriage is the most important decision of one’s life and affects not only the individual but his or her descendants for generations to come. So we cannot be too careful and must pray for Hashem’s guidance.
(To Be Continued)
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Moshe Rabbeinu’s orations to Am Yisrael offer us the opportunity to be elevated and inspired in the weeks ahead.
Since the Children of Israel knew firsthand all the miracles God had done for them, how could lack faith?
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Question: Is there a special prayer or specific role for prayer when the totality of the Jewish people is in danger?
To properly fulfill the mitzvah of listening to the megillah, each word must be heard.
Criticism is but one step below a verbal attack. It isn’t quite as pointed, not quite as aggressive – but not that far off.
The talmid is not allowed to speak up due to any fear. If he remains silent, he is in violation of this prohibition.
One must act as if everything depends on us and pray as if everything depends on God.
When Yoram got home that evening, he went over to Effy: “My day camp is looking for extra supervision for an overnight trip,” he said. “Would you like to come? They’re paying $250 for the trip.”
Unlike the two and a half tribes, when we walk in front of G-d, we must be perfect in our motivation
When someone exercises power over us, they diminish us; when someone teaches us, they help us grow.
Just as the moon waxes, wanes and renews itself, so has the nation of Israel renewed itself through the millennia.
Heavenly Father, for how long? How much more?
The two words “thank you” have no time expiration; even if spoken after many years they’re as potent as ever.
Let us shake the heavens. Let us not stop until our boys and all our people are liberated from bondage.
Loving-kindness can cure the anger and bitterness in our poisonous world.
The Hebrew word for coincidence is mikreh, which comes from “karah min Hashem – it happened from G-d.”
Saying “thank you” to people to whom we are indebted is humbling – especially if we’ve been raised in a culture of entitlement.
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