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The story of a mid-air walk performed by Rabbi Shabbtai HaKohen as an example of the power of intellect; the great union of mind and Torah principle.
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In the first few days of Sivan, the Children of Israel prepared to receive the Torah by making themselves into vessels.
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Love of G-d, love of Torah, and love of one’s fellow are in essence one. True love cannot exist in one of these areas alone, for they are all connected.
Vital life issues about the nature of the universe and our place in it are answered in the opening verse in this week’s Torah portion…
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An examination of the twelve tribes elicits the question: how can Israel be partitioned into separate groups and still maintain unity as one nation?
Linking G-d’s bond with the Jews as a marriage with the ten haftarot called “the Three of Rebuke and the Seven of Consolation” in explaining the galut/exile.
We is the saddest nine days of the year concluding with Tisha B’Av, which marks the tragic day both Temples were destroyed, a time to harness unity..
A freely-translated excerpt from a letter by the Rebbe describes two approaches to bringing one’s fellow closer to Torah and Mitzvot.
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True love means being vulnerable. Our relationship with G-d is one of vulnerability and equal dependence on each other.
A divorce of deed from faith and feeling is obviously antithetical to the very essence of Judaism.