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Surah Yusuf (12) 28/07/2015

With the name of Allah Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

The wife of the Aziz admits her attraction to Yusuf.  Her desire for him causes her to act unjustly and she threatens Yusuf with prison if he does not do her bidding. 145 more words


Save some face,

(You know you’ve only got one)


Esther 5:10, Question 3. How does Haman restrain himself?

  • The Ginzei HaMelech is puzzled that Haman is able to restrain himself, a truly difficult task for even the most mature, righteous individuals, whom Haman is not.
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Do Tiger Moms Hibernate over Summer Break?

I visited a friend who has a friend who has a house on Martha’s Vineyard for a work retreat, and I couldn’t stop myself from sneering a little at the mommas getting on the boat for summer vacation. 1,175 more words

Resources For Parents

Woolly Canadian Adventures

When planning holidays abroad, most people organise transport, accommodation, tourist activities. I, apparently, now check for yarn shops before I go anywhere. My recent trip to Canada involved a lot of hastily booking airbnb/bus tickets/etc while loitering outside Starbucks and scrounging their internet, but I had the opening times of all the best yarn shops written down weeks in advance. 266 more words

Esther 5:10, Question 1. From what does Haman restrain himself?

י וַיִּתְאַפַּק הָמָן וַיָּבוֹא אֶל–בֵּיתוֹ וַיִּשְׁלַח וַיָּבֵא אֶת–אֹהֲבָיו וְאֶת–זֶרֶשׁ אִשְׁתּוֹ

10. And Haman restrained himself. And he came to his house. And he sent for – and they came – his loved ones and Zeresh his wife. 30 more words



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