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    Thanksgiving Leftovers – Parshas Chayei Sara

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 25 November 2016 - Comments Off on Thanksgiving Leftovers – Parshas Chayei Sara

    A real lesson in thanksgiving. Short, but highly inspirational, this is one audio you won’t want to miss.

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    The Seventh Step – Parshas Chayei Sarah

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 04 November 2015 - 0 Comments

    Over the years I have had the great merit to visit the Holy Land many times, experiencing the unique spiritual and physical beauty that the land has to offer. But one trip stands out in my mind. It was when…

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    Kindness

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 14 November 2014 - 0 Comments

    A few months ago, a student of mine approached me with an interesting philosophical question. She shared with me that she gets great pleasure and enjoyment from performing acts of chessed and kindness to others. She feels guilty, however, that…

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    Customs

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 14 November 2014 - 0 Comments

    A common custom at Jewish weddings is the bedeken, or covering in Yiddish. The groom places the veil on his bride’s face before they both are escorted to the chuppah, the wedding ceremony. The origin of this custom is found…

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    Mearas Hamachpela – Parshas Chayei Sara

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 25 October 2013 - 0 Comments

    Where  Heaven Meets Earth.

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    Priorities- Parshas Chayei Sarah

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 24 October 2013 - 0 Comments

    Rabbi Yisroel Lipkin (1809-1883), better known as Reb Yisroel Salanter (derived from the town of Salant in Lithuania from which he hailed) once lodged in an inn that was owned by a Jew. Many Jews were at the inn that…

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    Lessons Learned from Sandy- Be Prepared! Parshas Chayei Sarah

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 12 November 2012 - 0 Comments

    If you’re like me, in the days leading up to Hurricane Sandy you didn’t take all of those ominous-sounding warnings too seriously. Just out of curiosity, I went to my local supermarket where I saw people stocking up on bottled…

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    Good ’til the last Drop- Parshas Chayei Sarah

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 07 November 2012 - 0 Comments

    When the Torah  tells us Sarah’s age at her death, it doesn’t simply state that she  was 127 years old. Rather, the Torah divides Sarah’s age into an arithmetic equation of three numbers: one hundred years, twenty years and seven…