THIS WEEK'S CHASSIDIC/KABBALAH STORY
from R. YERACHMIEL TILLES #1171
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Four Layers Of Moon And Handkerchief

 

The chances to recite the Sanctification of the New Moon prayer seemed slim; the sky was covered with thick clouds, the moon was not sufficiently visible.

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Insight of the Week

24 Iyar 5780 - Monday, May 18, 2020

Why did the Torah use sight to describe (Ex. 20:15) the tremendous revelation of G-d's essence and the supernal joy experienced at the Torah's giving - as well as the delight of the Jewish nation at these revelations? Since Torah learning is primarily an intellectual endeavor, wouldn't terms describing mental perceptions have been more appropriate?

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THIS WEEK'S ESSAY FROM RABBI SHAUL YOSEF LEITER
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Bamidbar 5780

 

No one expects to get rich by lounging around (except perhaps compulsive lottery players). And just like acquiring money requires hard work, so does developing a rich relationship with G-d.

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