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Ki Yetzer Ha’adam – The Evil Inclination Wants Us to View Ourselves as Bad (don’t!!)

Kee Yetzer Ha’adam Rah Minoorav There is a verse that says, “the inclination of man is bad from his youth.”  This verse has many explanations and expounding details.  One is that a child is born with willfulness, the “me, me, … Continue reading

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Prolifer – (and Sara was the epitome -she lived every day of her life)

When the alarm clock rang this morning I sulked about a new day dawning “Yuk,” said I, “what a botheration “to endure the new day’s frustration.” Pro-choice?  Shouldn’t I be the one to choose? But, alas, life doesn’t allow for … Continue reading

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Elul – a time for repentance

We’ve begun the month of Elul this past week.  Elul is the last month before judgment.  Next month comes Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, when each member of mankind is judged for past year’s actions and decrees are written for … Continue reading

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Parshas Zachor

We begin next week with the celebration of Purim.   Wee-ha! But before we do that, ‘ere the week begins, this Shabbos there will be a special Torah reading that correlates to Purim.  It is a very short few lines known … Continue reading

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Why Bother, Chanie?

[This was written in response to someone who on one of those grey days asked the age-old question of, “why bother”.  Am re-posting it this week because one of the things made in this week’s Parsha was the Keeyor – … Continue reading

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Reb Moshe London ID’d by His Tzitzis

Reb Moshe London, of blessed memory, was a giant of a Jew who taught me about Jewish pride.   A look at him would not show you anything about his greatness.  Rather, his appearance hid the greatness of the man behind … Continue reading

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In Order to Test You, The Going Goes Tough

There are two types of tests, tests of hardship and tests of faith.  Sometimes one brings on the other.  We are faced with a hard time and lose faith.  Or we lose faith and, therefore, have a hard time.  Here … Continue reading

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