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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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    Where are the Witnesses? – Parshas Yisro

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 05 February 2015 - 0 Comments

    “Where are the witnesses?” is a question that I am often asked by my students. You may guess that the context of this question is a deep discussion of Talmudic law. According to Torah law, one is innocent until proven…

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    The Big Lie, Parshas Yisro

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 16 January 2014 - 0 Comments

    Have you ever thought about how truthful Americans are on the whole? A now-famous study published in the Journal of Basic and Applied Psychology found that 60 percent of Americans had lied at least once during a typical 10-minute conversation,…

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    The Power of Unity- Parshas Yisro

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 31 January 2013 - 0 Comments

     During sports championship playoff seasons, coaches can often be heard uttering the refrain, “There’s no ‘I’ in team,” or urging players to “selflessly give of themselves for the greater cause.” Fundamental to creating a championship team, or achieving success in…

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    The 10 Commandments- what about 613?? Parshas Yisro

    By: Rabbi Kalman Packouz - 08 February 2012 - 0 Comments

    Did you ever have someone try to convince you to do something by telling you “It’s a big mitzvah!”? Most people mean when they use the word “mitzvah” that it’s a “good deed.” Actually, the word “mitzvah” is Hebrew and…

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    Ever Get an Anonymous Gift? Parshas Yisro

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 08 February 2012 - 0 Comments

    Picture the following scenario: It’s 1:30 PM, and a woman, let’s call her Nancy, is sitting in her home in Closter, NJ. The doorbell rings. Nancy opens the door and standing there is a delivery boy from Closter Flowers with…

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    TGIF

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 20 January 2011 - 0 Comments

    Stop the world I wanna get off! Do you ever feel like the world is moving at a frenetic pace and you can’t seem to catch up? That even though we have more “stuff” than ever before, and give our…