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A Chanukah Story

Rabbi Paysach Krohn, in his book, “Echoes of the Maggid,” p. 135, tells a beautiful inspirational story from Rabbi Shabsi Yudelevitz, z.t.l. (1924-96), one of the famous magiddim of Jerusalem. It’s entitled “Broken to a Point.” It’s about a poor

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Happy Wife

When a man marries a new wife… he shall gladden his wife whom he has married. (24:5) During the first year of marriage man is exempt from being drafted into the army, because he is supposed to stay home to

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Five Steps To Get What You Want

How many times have you tried the same approach over and over and never got a good result but persisted because you knew you were right? Ahhh, that rush of energy and power we get from being right! But, in the long

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Para Aduma and Chinuch

I think there’s a MAJOR chinuch lesson here! רמב”ם הלכות פרה פרק א הלכה ז כל המומין הפוסלין בקדשים פוסלין בפרה שנאמר אשר אין בה מום…כיצד? קשר עליה העול אע”פ שלא חרש בה פסולה הכניסה לדוש אינה נפסלת עד שידוש

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Your greatness and mission in life is being whispered into your ear.

The tzadikim taught that the Satan appears to each person in the form of a personal weakness. ‘You’re bad at this!’, he says, ‘just forget about it!’   ….. When this happens don’t be fooled! Your greatness and mission in

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Purim

The Chidushei HaRim (the first Gerrer Rebbe) used tell of a yid who saved up money to go to do an aveira. On the way to do his aveira, he passed through a town & found the towns people crying.

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Who’s Problem is it?

מן המצר קראתי… – תהלים קיח:ה How does one deal with a blackmailer? The first impulse is to become sick. When the telephone call comes or the letter or the email, the first thing that occurs is that your heart

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