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Title: No Such Victim: A Book About Divine Providence and How to Work with It
Author: Pinchas Winston
With a title such as this, Rabbi Winston’s new book belongs in every Jewish home and institution. Page 180 holds a delicious, psychologically satisfying insight and answer to your confusion about the purpose and function of personal suffering.
With that cleared away, let’s look at the rest of this 198-page palm-sized paperback. Chapter One “The Good and the Bad” reminds us that Hashem has a sharp sense of humor and justice. Though enemies have slaughtered us, history is Heavenly designed to result in the end of evil plus the punishment of volunteers who served Heavenly justice on us. A third point is that payback time is approaching with the geula. Actually, payback time seems to be in progress if you read the book carefully. That makes it rather fun to guess what’s in the coming attractions of God’s plan.
Want to know how to happily end your sense of guilt for misspent time and opportunities? Pages 32-37 show how we can overcome the anger, negativity and harm of personal and other challenges in minutes, perhaps within moments. Subsequent chapters expound on these pages.
Chapter Seven’s “Of Angels and Miracles” shows us why Torah is not exclusively in Heaven but dependent on Oral Law instead. Delegation of halachic authority in times of exile would enable adherence to normative Judaism instead of disastrous loss of Jewish tradition. The illustrative examples cited here can clear up spiritual confusion and let you look forward to the future.
Chapter Ten’s “A Short Story and Example” is for soothing your anguish over past mistakes, pointing out the path to personal improvement. It only takes a few moments of reflection. You can spend a lifetime relishing the results.
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An incredible child protégé and a world chess champion, Boris Spassky (1937- ), best known for his “Match of the Century” loss in Reykjavík to Fischer, will always be inexorably tied to the latter.
In our times, most of us when we pray, our minds are on something else-it is hard to focus all the time.
The participants discussed the rich Jewish-Hungarian heritage, including that two-thirds of the fourteen Hungarian Nobel Prize winners have Jewish origin.
Today’s smiles are in the merit of my friend and I made a conscious effort to smile throughout the day.
When someone with a fixed mindset has a negative interaction with a friend or loved one, he or she immediately projects that rejection onto him or herself saying: “I’m unlovable.”
How many potential shidduchim are not coming about because we, the mothers, are not allowing them to go through?
Is the Torah offering nechama by subtly hinting that death brings reunion with loved ones who preceded you?
She approached Holofernes and, with a sword concealed under her robe, severed his head.
Here are examples of games that need to be played by more than one person and an added bonus: they’re all Shabbos-friendly.
The incident was completely unforeseeable. The only term to describe the set of circumstances surrounding it is “freak occurrence.”
Tehilim 71:9 reads “Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails.” The message is apropos to the endeavor – wonder and spirituality ruled as respect for aging heroes of the Shoah increased among Leo Baeck students.
Breathe deeply. You’ll need maximum physical and spiritual power to absorb the uplifting lessons in this book. Page 249 explains why some Jews are praised as “fish on dry land,” a phrase that describes Moshe Rabeinu. Am Yisrael began to appreciate his depth of character at kriat Yam Suf, realizing that “he lived in the revealed world as though he were in the concealed world.”
Author Irving Langer provides his own look at wine-making as well as the nature of the storage barrels used to age wines for taste perfection. He intersperses the book with Jewish historical facts and figures, a few jokes and photographs, and advice on how to pair wines with specific foods.
Unlike formulaic biographies from popular publishing houses in the Orthodox Jewish world, Beyond Politics is not predictable. The vignettes of individual men and women who trekked through Ethiopia and Sudan, flew in from Austria, India, and Algeria, or were born on Israeli soil are gritty, adventurous, and heartwarming.
Title: The Koren Ethiopian Haggada Journey to Freedom: Celebrating Ethiopian Jewish History, Traditions & Customs
Editor: Rabbi Menachem Waldman
Publisher: Koren Publishing
Most of the No-Potato Passover recipes are as casual as the title’s spelling: some include only six ingredients and limited prep time – half to one full hour. They’re good for heart health and waistlines, too.
The Hebrew-English haggada provides a wealth of photographic evidence of the lives led by Ethiopian Jews. The pottery, the unembellished homes, school, and synagogues, the gaunt Jews in modest clothing and head coverings portray dedication to Torah values despite harsh political and topographical conditions.
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