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No Words – Parshas Yisro

By: Rabbi Serebrowski - 16 February 2017 - Comments Off on No Words – Parshas Yisro

The following story, related by Rabbi Moshe Weinberger of Kehillas Aish Kodesh, which takes place in the Ukraine in the early nineteenth century, is among my all-time favorites. The imagery is powerful; the message, thought-provoking. Rabbi Yitzchak Kalish, the Rebbe…

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The Fine Art of Listening – Parshas Yisro

By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 16 February 2017 - Comments Off on The Fine Art of Listening – Parshas Yisro

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Judaism’s One-Two Punch – Parshas Bo

By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 02 February 2017 - Comments Off on Judaism’s One-Two Punch – Parshas Bo

Practice takes precedence over philosophy.  This week’s Torah portion mentions the mitzvah of Tefillin twice.  In under five minutes, Rabbi Dovid Gross, puts down the Torah’s deep message to the Jewish people from these verses.

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Hurry Up, Slow Poke – Parshas Bo

By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 02 February 2017 - Comments Off on Hurry Up, Slow Poke – Parshas Bo

A friend of mine was once stopped on the street by someone who asked him the following question: “Why are Jews always in a rush?” My friend was taken aback by the query, for he was just walking calmly down…

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The “Kotzer Ruach” Syndrome – Parshas Vaeira

By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 27 January 2017 - Comments Off on The “Kotzer Ruach” Syndrome – Parshas Vaeira

I had the opportunity this week to travel to Toronto for a couple of days to attend a family wedding. With the good fortune of having all components of the trip fall into place, I looked forward to participating in…

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Shabbat Never On Sunday – Parshas Vaeira

By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 26 January 2017 - Comments Off on Shabbat Never On Sunday – Parshas Vaeira

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The Bright Side of Anti Semitism – Parshas Shemos

By: administrator - 20 January 2017 - Comments Off on The Bright Side of Anti Semitism – Parshas Shemos

Gain insight into G-d’s directing the world.  Why does anti-semitism exist and what can we do to stop it?

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Let’s Build Something Together – Parshas Pekudei

By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 10 March 2016 - Comments Off on Let’s Build Something Together – Parshas Pekudei

It’s basic knowledge that the Torah contains 613 commandments consisting of 248 “dos” and 365 “don’ts.” The vital importance of fulfilling all of the commandments is evidenced by the teaching of our Sages that these commandments correspond to the 248…