We spent this past Shabbos in a hotel and wow did that feel positively decadent after so many Shabboses in the Shabbat RV 2.0! There was unlimited running water, heat, soft comfy beds with all the fixings, like smooth sheets. 1,344 more words
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Holy God, hold all the parts of our lives together in you. Amen.
Some of you know that I love Halloween. It’s my favorite holiday. I get a kick out of the clever decorations this time of year – the wicked witches’ feet that you can stick under your porch because they are on a ground stake, and the smartly-worded welcome sign that reads “Come in for a spell.” This year I added to my collection a sign that reads “the witch is in,” and I decided to hang it on my office door. 1,583 more words
“In the early years of his leadership the Alter Rebbe declared publicly, “One must live with the time.” From his brother, R. Yehuda Leib, the elder chassidim discovered that the Rebbe meant one must live with the sedra of the week and the particular parsha of the day. 275 more words