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Days Of Awe

21 Elul 5775 – September 4, 2015
There lived in his time a Ukrainian Jew who had strayed from the path of Torah.

The Chofetz Chaim

14 Elul 5775 – August 28, 2015
The poor farmer was thunderstruck and mortified. He ran back to the Chofetz Chaim and fell on his knees before the tzaddik, his eyes filled with tears.

The Death Of Shimon HaTzaddik

7 Elul 5775 – August 21, 2015
“Every year when I do the service in the Kodesh HaKedashim I behold a figure, that of an old man – an angel – who is always dressed in white and who enters and leaves with me.

The Bread

The sages asked them, “Why are you unwilling to instruct others?”

Shimon HaTzaddik

30 Av 5775 – August 14, 2015
Shimon HaTzaddik was appalled that the young man had become a nazir knowing that his hair would be cut.

Never Embarrass A Person

22 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
“Let us ask that gentleman to explain this difficult passage to us,” they said to one another.

The Importance Of Kiddush

Her deed found great favor in the eyes of the Almighty and He sent blessings on the work of her hands so that she became wealthy.

The Strong Belief In G-d

19 Av 5775 – August 3, 2015
On the third day, while waiting outside, they again heard a noise from the room.

The Ring Was Worth More

“What!” she cried. “Didn’t you know that the ring contained an expensive diamond, which was worth a lot of money?”

The King Questions The Sages (Continued from last week)

9 Av 5775 – July 24, 2015
Ptolemy, King of Egypt, had requested that 72 sages be sent to his country to translate the Torah. They were wined and dined and...

The Translation Of The Torah (continued from last week)

1 Av 5775 – July 17, 2015
The first question the king asked was, “What shall a king do to make his rule successful so that he can reign all of his life in peace and happiness?”

The Translation Of The Torah

24 Tammuz 5775 – July 10, 2015
Aristeas remained in Jerusalem viewing the sights. He was honored by being permitted to view the kohanim doing the avodah in the Beis HaMikdash.

Haughtiness And Knowledge

“Greetings to you,” they called out, “will you be kind enough to give us a blessing?”

Rav Yaakov Loberbaum

17 Tammuz 5775 – July 3, 2015
“In Chad Gadya we find that the shochet kills the ox and is immediately killed in turn by the Malach HaMaves.

The Miracle Of Birth

10 Tammuz 5775 – June 26, 2015
His fifth stage of life starts when he is 18 years of age. He is then compared to a mule.

The Last Day Of David HaMelech

3 Tammuz 5775 – June 19, 2015
To his amazement and disappointment, however, David HaMelech showed not the slightest indication of stopping for even a moment.

Poverty Tests The Man

26 Sivan 5775 – June 12, 2015
When his students saw the mule, they decided to clean it and smooth it for their teacher.

Rav Yosef Shmuel Of Cracow

19 Sivan 5775 – June 5, 2015
Rav Yosef Shmuel looked at the guests and said, “I am very sorry, but I am hired to do the holy work of teaching children Torah. I am not allowed to waste even a moment from this work. This evening, when I have finished, I will be glad to see you and talk with you.”

Stories From The Life Of Hillel HaZakein

12 Sivan 5775 – May 29, 2015
Finally, his wife came in with the dinner that she had hurriedly prepared and which was not comparable to the wonderful repast she had given away.

The Shaagas Aryeh

5 Sivan 5775 – May 22, 2015
The great giant of his time, the Vilna Gaon, once said that the Shaagas Aryeh had the entire Talmud and its commentators at his fingertips and that he could relate the gist of all of them and their sources in one hour.

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