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Rabbi Avraham ben Avraham: The Righteous Co...

May 26, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Avraham be Avraham the Righteous Convert was born Valentin Potocki, a member of one of the most famous and powerful families of Polish nobility

Who can be a Chassid? Pirkei Avot 2:5

May 26, 2021Comments off

He would also say: A boor cannot be sin-fearing and an am ha’aretz cannot be a chassid… Rabbi Ovadiah of Bartenura explains this mishnah: A

Q&A: Secrets of the Temple Menorah

May 26, 2021Comments off

Q: Why is the sixth lamp of the menorah in the Temple called the Western Lamp? A: The menorah stood on the south side of

Pirkei Avot 1:6 A Rebbe and a Friend

May 19, 2021Comments off

Yehoshua ben Perachiah would say: “Appoint yourself a rabbi, acquire for yourself a friend, and judge every man to the side of merit.” (Pirkei Avot

Q&A: Unattractive Wife?

May 19, 2021Comments off

Question: My wife and I have been married for a number of years and we have two beautiful children. My problem is that I do

Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Worky: Lean on Me

May 19, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Kalisch, “the Silent Rebbe” of Worky (Worka), was born in 1819 to Rabbi Yisrael Yitzchak, the founder of the Worky dynasty. He

Naso: The Mitzvah of Confession

May 19, 2021Comments off

“A man or a woman if they commit of all the sins of a person, to transgress a transgression against G-od, and that soul shall

Message from Rabbi Ginsburgh: Strike the En...

May 19, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh wrote this letter in association with the festival of Shavuot, but its main message is still completely relevant.   With the help of

Special Message from Rabbi Ginsburgh

May 12, 2021Comments off

With Heaven’s help, Rosh Chodesh Sivan 5781 To our brethren, the entire House of Israel, “On this day [Rosh Chodesh Sivan] they arrived at the

Orders of the Triple Torah

May 12, 2021Comments off

From Rosh Chodesh Sivan, the third month of the Jewish year, we begin to prepare ourselves to receive the “three-faceted Torah” as it is described

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