The difference between becoming widowed and becoming a divorcee is the former evokes compassion while the latter suffer differently enduring gossip
The charge of G-d is not “Be blessed” but “Be a blessing” and it has been in our DNA since Avraham our Father
“Please, Rebbetzin, give me a berachah that I should never forget to cry for the Beis HaMikdash. I’m so afraid I will forget and become oblivious to its loss. "
Most Jews are not naïve but liberals who want to believe in a higher civilization –one that shuns cruelty and barbaric savagery, therefore they refuse to learn from our past.
What is the meaning of Dayenu? Why does it play such a central role in our Pesach Seder?
Many of us saw loved ones disappear through assimilation but the covenant of G-d we entered into at Sinai can transform anyone
In our “enlightened” world the voice of prayer has become muted; regarded as something only a naïve, unenlightened person can take seriously
Eretz Yisrael is a land of magic, a land where G-d Himself resides another proof that He has not forsaken us
“Noch azoy ah churbon"--after such slaughter (the Holocaust) we must kiss every living Jew and embrace him with love”
The Rebbetzin, mistaken for a singer, was asked to perform on Israeli army bases-she gave the soldiers a life changing performance!
To learn "Gratitude" learn and use the words, "Thank You" to G-d for his kindnesses, and to others
What was the life-threatening 50th level of impurity HaShem saved Israel from? Depression.
As a Jew, you can change, improve your reality; Chesed & rachamim are intrinsic parts of your nature
Our generation lives when the footsteps of the Messiah are audible-- provided we know how to listen.
We no longer identify with kindness and commitment; Apathy and callousness have taken over our lives
How do we teach rachamim? To impart new values to our sons and daughters, we ourselves must change
“Rebbetzin, I’m suffering from date burnout If everyone has a bashert, why is it taking me so long?”
Questions remain: Why is there a shidduch crisis? Why can’t singles get married? What went wrong?
Despite myriad matchmaking programs the world over the growth in singles population remains daunting
The challenge of finding one’s shidduch has reached crisis-like status in many Jewish communities
Even if we do not see Hashem’s Hand it is there; sometimes hashgachah pratis is undeniably obvious
I have often taught that whatever pain or challenge assails us, the parshah of the week will always guide and comfort us
Before the Holocaust our family in Hungary had nearly 90 rabbis; after, my father alone survived
By thanking G-d for His kindnesses & by saying “thank you” we can acquire the attribute of gratitude
Celebrating acts of terror & praising the killers as “holy martyrs” can only emanate from barbarians