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Bo: Leaven Me Alone

“And you shall guard the matzos (unleavened bread)…” (Exodus 12:17). On the surface, this commandment warns not to allow the unleavened bread to become leavened through remaining unbaked for a period of time that would allow the dough to rise. 273 more words

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Today's Tanya: Let's Make Believe You're A Yetzer Hara

In today’s Tanya portion the Alter Rebbe tells a Jew exactly how to respond to a Yetzer Hara’s cunning argument. This clip is a must watch… 36 more words

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You Can Defeat your Yetzer Hara

:כִּי תֵצֵא לַמִּלְחָמָה עַל אֹיְבֶיךָ וּנְתָנוֹ יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ בְּיָדֶךָ וְשָׁבִיתָ שִׁבְיוֹ

When you go out to war against your enemies, and the Lord, your God, will deliver him into your hands, and you take his captives, 219 more words

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Dimming the Divine Light

Our teacher the Baal Shem Tov said: Every single thing one sees or hears is an instruction for his conduct in the service of G-d. This is the idea of avoda, service, to comprehend and discern in all things a way in which to serve G-d.

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On the Jewish Condition

Throughout Jewish history, we have asked the question: How far are we willing to stick our necks out to make the world better when we know we could lose our heads in the process? 912 more words

Parshas Shemini: Defeating the Yetzer Hara -- The Connection between Snakes and Egypt

Parsha Shmini summary: Frightening deaths of Nadab and Abihu for drunkenly bringing offerings. We also get the laws of keeping Kosher

Chametz represents the yetzer hara — the source of physical desires that promise joy but actually bring an endless source of discontentment. 885 more words

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Caught Your Child Watching Inappropriate Material?

Caught Your Child Watching Inappropriate Material?

This video highlight of Rabbi Manis Friedman is an excerpt from The Questions 8th Graders Ask

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