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Kiruv (Part Two)

Earlier today, I made a fairly controversial post about kiruv. I no longer feel it truly represents my feelings on the topic, so I redacted it. 174 more words

Lifestyle

Shabbat Shalom!

The month of Kislev is ahead of us, and this is going to be the first shabbes of the month. Kislev is a month of light. 80 more words

Judaism

Hayom Yom and Tehillim

This morning, near the beginning of my daily study session, I read the following in the Hayom Yom; ”We cannot adequately describe the great merit of those who participate in the sacred avoda of saying Tehillim with a minyan, and the great pleasure this avoda causes On High”. 248 more words

Insights

Everything Comes From G-d

I’ve always struggled with the notion that everything, both good and evil, comes from G-d. I suppose I believe it. I just don’t like it. When I read about natural disasters, starvation, children suffering, right down to all the small, everyday problems of my own- I don’t want to believe they come from G-d. 149 more words

Lifestyle

An Increase In Light

The Rebbe zt”l famously declared that in times of darkness, what we need the most is an increase of light. While there is violence, division, and immorality in the world, we find ourselves shrouded in darkness. 122 more words

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Gut voch!

Gut voch!

I hope everyone enjoyed shabbes.

For the most part, shabbes was pretty good for me. Obviously, it was different and slightly lacking in some aspects (I mean rabbinical aspects), but even I appreciate that it was a nice break from the hectic schedule of the week. 100 more words

Lifestyle