Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Bird Sings – -Perek Shira

“Gam Tzipor Matza Bayis…”(Psalms 84:4) A twig, a string, some mud and spit With random things a nest is built With much love and lots of care The bird builds a home to share. Snugly secure in its parents’ nest … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Faigy Mayer…

We have lost another soul. http://www.totpi.com/2/parents-shunned-faigy-mayer-for-leaving-hasidic-judaism/ OTD kids and adults, please be honest about issues you are running from or the issues run with you.  Your quarrel is not with Hashem and His Torah.  I know that — I know … Continue reading

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Hawking Looking for Aliens

There is a really good children’s book called “ARE YOU MY MOTHER?” written way back in 1960 by P. D. Eastman and published by Random House Books for Young Readers.   If you have never read it, it is about this … Continue reading

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Masay — a tale of journeys

This week we have a double portion Torah reading.  The second Parsha read is Massay, which translates into “their journeys”.  It literally lists all the places that the Jews traveled.  They went from point A to point B to point … Continue reading

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Haftorah – Second Week of Three Weeks

[This week, after the Torah reading, we read again rebuke from Yirmeeyahoo (Jeremiah, Chapter 2 verses 4-28] Verse 5:“So says G-d, what did your fathers find in Me fault that they distanced themselves from Me and went after nothingness and … Continue reading

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The Frog Sings

repost…[continuing on in our Perek Shira outlines, here is the stanza of the frog.  Frogs are considered the examples of going above and beyond when putting their lives at peril for the sake of G-d.  In fact, frogs were the … Continue reading

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Achdus – Jewish Unity. Why Hurt Yourself?

G-d said, ‘My beloved children, do I lack anything that I have to ask you for it? All I ask is that you love and honor each other.  Nothing more!’  (Tanna d’Bei Eliyahu Raba, chuf-vuv) In the times of Shlomo … Continue reading

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