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Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

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Posted on: March 20th, 2014

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That second verse in Vayikra (9:23) tells us that Moshe and Aharon entered the Ohel Moed, and upon exiting they jointly blessed the people.

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Posted on: March 20th, 2014

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Question: In the Amidah, the phrase “Mashiv HaRuach” concludes in some siddurim with the words “umorid ha’geshem” (with a segol under the gimmel) and in other siddurim with the words “umorid ha’gashem” (with a kamatz under the gimmel). What is the practical difference between these two readings?

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Posted on: March 20th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

"We're hosting a sheva berachos tonight for my niece," Mrs. Kohn replied. "I'm already late! I don't even have a minute to take my projector to the office. Would you mind keeping it overnight in your office?"

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Posted on: March 20th, 2014

JudaismParsha

To remind us of this, Hashem gave us a permanent reminder of our uniqueness – the mitzvah of milah.

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Posted on: March 20th, 2014

JudaismParsha

The Ritvah understands that the kosher signs are not just “signs” indicating that a fish is kosher; rather, they are what actually render the fish kosher. This may also be applied to the kosher signs of an animal, but the Ritvah does not indicate this.

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Posted on: March 20th, 2014

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There is much in this episode that is hard to understand, much that has to do with the concept of holiness and the powerful energies it released that, like nuclear power today, could be deadly dangerous if not properly used. But there is also a more human story about two approaches to leadership that still resonates with us today.

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Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis
 

Posted on: March 20th, 2014

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I attended the recent Shabboton for frum divorced people and listened to your talk. You gave me hope to go on. I was very despondent when I came and went home considerably more upbeat. It was all due to your focus on “being a blessing.”

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Posted on: March 19th, 2014

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

When battling Amalek, G-d hides His face and expects man to wage war for his own relevance.

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

What is the relationship between Purim and Pisces? In what way is Purim related to fish?

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

The battle on Purim was our war with Amalek; we know that Haman was a descendent of Amalek and we are commanded to annihilate that entire nation.

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

What's this Purim all about?

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

When Mr. Fine received the translation he was disappointed. The translation was passing, but lacked the power and command of language in other translations he’d seen.

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

Question: When performing a mitzvah, what is more important: doing it right away – “zerizim” – or doing it with a large crowd – “berov am”?

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

Lulav, Sukkah, Shofar ‘Beautification is Not an Obstruction’ (Sukkah 37a)

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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Tosafot (Sanhedrin 12a) offers a scriptural reason: to ensure that Adar will remain the twelfth month, as it is referred to in Megillat Esther (3:7).

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

The lulav symbolizes the backbone, the etrog, the heart, the hadas the eyes, and the arava the lips moving in the service of God.

 

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismParsha

The presence of a sacrifice in these covenantal experiences can be looked upon as a celebration of this glorious moment of meeting between God and his people.

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismParsha

Chazal tell us that Moshe functioned in many different capacities. For example, at various times he was considered a king and the equivalent of the Sanhedrin. He was also a kohen gadol, as evidenced by his role during this seven day period.

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