Category Archives: Jewish Beliefs

Jewish Beliefs

Shabbos HaGadol

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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Kosher Tefillin

Kosher Tefillin There are many details which are necessary that the Tefillin be Kosher Tefillin. Parshas and Batim Over-simplified, Kosher Tefillin is built from two parts, the inside, (the “parshas”, the scrolls), and the outside, (the “batim”, the leather compartments, including the “retzuos”, the straps). In order for the Tefillin to be Kosher, everything must…

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A Chassidic Rebbe

A Chassidic Rebbe Many years ago a well known Talmid Chacham and author came to speak to us in Kollel. I am sure that you have heard of him, but not everyone appreciates having his name mentioned on the internet. In his talk he told us a story: One day one of the Chassidic Rebbes…

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You Shall Tell Your Son on Pesach

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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Kosher Mezuzas and Divine Protection

Kosher Mezuzas and Divine Protection You must of heard about the connection between having Kosher Mezuzas and Divine Protection. There are countless stories floating around telling about someone who had a particular problem, who went to a Rabbi or to a Rebbe, and he told them “Check your Mezuzas”. And sure enough one of the…

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The Bostoner Rebbe

The Bostoner Rebbe Zatzal I just arrived back from the funeral of the Bostoner Rebbe Zatzal. Bostoner Rebbe Involved with Thousands of Families The tears are drying. I sit with 10 fingers on the keyboard, understanding that something has to be said, but I’m not sure what. I remember many years ago my chavrusa told…

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Tachnun

Tachnun I wanted to tell you what happened today in shul as a continuation of  this post here which is also about Tachnun. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Google is sending people to this article, but it is a mistake. Click Here for my article on Jewish Beliefs. A Chosson In Shul Today is Friday, yud…

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Jewish Holidays: Nine Rough Days

  I wrote this article last year as part of a series about the Jewish holidays, during the Nine Days. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Click Here for my main article on Jewish Beliefs. I Thought That He Loved Me My father really let me have it. It was many years ago that my father gave me…

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Parsha Matos 5769

Parsha Matos I was inspired to an original idea in Parsha Matos. Moshe Rabbeinu’s Prophecy At the beginning of the Torah portion we find on the words “Ze HaDavar”, that Rashi brings from Chazal that the level of Moshe Rabbeinu’s prophecy was higher than the other prophets – whereas the other prophets prophecized with the expression “Ko…

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Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh This post about Rosh Chodesh is not intended to be understood by everyone. Rosh Chodesh Kislev Today starts Rosh Chodesh Kislev. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Click Here for my main article on Jewish Beliefs. I heard once from my Rosh Kollel decades ago an explanation for the seemingly surprising statement by Chazal that…

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