Monthly Archives: January 2015

Song of Songs – Don’t see my flaws

Yup, there are many ways to catch our peers doing the wrong thing.  Gotcha!  Here goes a blog to skew you!  Isn’t that the name of the game?   But how much of what we do wrong is ingrained in us, … Continue reading

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Supporting Torah Learners Carries Us

Aron Nosay Ess Nosav – The Ark Bears Its Bearers It was a momentous day.  The Aron[g1] , the most precious of Jewish possessions, was finally being brought back to where it belonged.  For years it had languished in captivity, but … Continue reading

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Some of My Father’s One Liners or Short Lessons

This week was my Father’s one-year Yahrtzeit and to honor his memory I am posting some of his short little lessons…. along with my longer explanations right after it 🙂  Fly beneath the radar. You see, when you have a … Continue reading

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In Memory of Reb Moshe London and Mr. Max Becker

Reb Moshe and Mr. Becker Team Up At one point during my teen years, my family had a hole-in-the-wall summer grocery store, my mother’s idea and project.  Of course, being children of that mother, we were expected to pitch in.  From … Continue reading

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The Elephant’s Song

[This  is for children and the child in all of us.  In Perek Shira there is outlined what each force in nature sings on a daily basis.  The Elephant sings:  Mah Gadloo Ma’secha Hashem, two verses from Psalm 92.] Many animals … Continue reading

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World Wants to See Jews Fail — More from the Tuna Bygel Kid

[cont’d – one at-risk teen who made it back and his journey… You can see the last post about Yoilish in the Shakespeare in Yiddish episode many posts back.] “Der Velt – the world – it loves to see us fail.”  Yoilish … Continue reading

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The Place Where You are Standing “Kodesh Hoo”

G-d calls out to Moshe and Moshe says “here I am”.  Are we ready to say “here I am – ready to do what You want” when G-d calls on us?  Avraham was ready.  Moshe was ready.  G-d tells Moshe … Continue reading

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