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Aleph Beta: Miketz: Hello From The Other Side‏

Tackling the story of Sale of Joseph & learning how to reconcile relationships with those we love

Becoming Receivers

Mixed with the signals sent & received, some are ignored, most blatantly, Dinah's "Going Out."

Beis HaMikdash – Spiritual Power Source

Earlier in history, the Beis HaMikdash had been the center of life, the pride of every Jew.

A Time To Remember

Before the Holocaust our family in Hungary had nearly 90 rabbis; after, my father alone survived

Attaining Chanukah Candles At All Costs

As is evident from the Rambam, when one lights Chanukah candles higher than 20 amos it is not considered a ner Chanukah at all.

The Clothing and Unclothing of Yosef

Yosef’s tale illustrates that "clothes don't make the man"

Chanukah Joy and Jubilation

Hanukah Cheer from David Herman, Jerusalem's troubadour.

Queen Shlomtzion: In the Spirit of the Maccabees

The 10 year reign of Shlomtzion, one of only 2 women to rule over Judea, was peaceful & prosperous

PARSHAT VAYESHEV & CHANUKAH

The great Jewish mistake was thinking the more we became like others, the more accepted we'd become

Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

Fun Fact: The organizers of the Boston Tea Party were referred to as “the modern day Maccabees.”

Shabbos Mevorchim Teves

How apropos that the letter Ayin, with a numerical value of seventy, is associated with the month of Teves.

Parshat Vayeishev

Yehuda, in an act of moral courage, readily admits his sin.

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem – Thirty-Nine

Although the word melacha is translated as work, in reference to Shabbos it connotes something entirely different.

Judaism In The Most Obscure Places

We traced her family history and discovered that she is actually Jewish. She was so excited.

The Two Most Important Words

By thanking G-d for His kindnesses & by saying “thank you” we can acquire the attribute of gratitude

Jacob’s Desire To Change The Family Destiny

Jacob's response to his sons' feud reversed the actions of his youth-he sends Joseph to reconcile

Q & A: Tzedakah (Part XX)

Question: When a stranger approaches a congregant in shul asking for tzedakah, should the congregant verify that the person’s need is genuine? Furthermore, what constitutes tzedakah? Is a donation to a synagogue, yeshiva, or hospital considered tzedakah? Zvi Kirschner (Via E-Mail)

I Have A Spiritual Dream

Perhaps this fulfilled the first dream, regarding Joseph’s economic domination of his brothers. However, it did not fulfill the second dream.

Our Symphony

“Don’t say a word,” Mrs. P warned us with a wag of her finger. “Let the kallah think for herself.”

Daf Yomi

The Impropriety Of Flattery ‘They Flattered King Agrippas’ (Sotah 41b)

Asking For Advice

“These are the chronicles of Yaakov: Yosef was seventeen years old, and he watched his brothers.” – Bereishis 37:2   At the age of seventeen, Yosef...

Milchig Doughnuts

"This doesn't seem right," Chaim's mother said. "I'm going to have to check with the bakery." She put that doughnut aside and took a different flavor.

Miracle Oil

There is a glaring difference between the Beis Yosef’s answers.

Mesorah: The Gift And The Responsibility

Hanukah reminds us of the challenges in Galus. How we understand & react to Galus defines us as Jews

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