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Suffering makes you stronger: an idea to handle with care

Suffering makes you stronger: an idea to handle with care

Chani Weinroth z"l knew about all-encompassing suffering firsthand, but managed to advise wisely those suffering and those around them..

Remembering to be grateful

Remembering to be grateful

Never cease to praise and glorify God with the utmost enthusiasm.

What did Omri Caspi tell me?

What did Omri Caspi tell me?

Humor and purpose. May we all find them throughout our lives.

Chodesh Tov - have a good new month

Chodesh Tov - have a good new month

On Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, take care to plan to have a good month in your thoughts, speech and actions, accept both compliments and criticism..

Reading of each Tehillim Selichot and the prayer of HaShla"h

Reading of each Tehillim Selichot and the prayer of HaShla"h

We are preparing for the eve of Rosh Chodesh Sivan then open the Aron HaKodesh and pray the great prayer of the Holy Ha'Shla"h haKadosh

This lockdown is meant for you: Get moving

This lockdown is meant for you: Get moving

Had we known last year that nearly 12 months later we would be in a lockdown, we might have despaired, but there is much we can do right now

Patience: not available on Amazon Prime

Patience: not available on Amazon Prime

I discovered two incredible details in this week's Torah portion

An historic Yom Kippur

An historic Yom Kippur

One thing was clear: this was one Yom Kippur that would not be forgotten.

The Daily Portion / Good luck at school!

The Daily Portion / Good luck at school!

Yesterday was the first official day of school in Israel, while yeshivas began on the 1st of Elul, other schools have yet to begin the year.

The Daily Portion, Ki Tavo / Not to be ungrateful

The Daily Portion, Ki Tavo / Not to be ungrateful

With our entrance into the Land of Israel - and today with our return - we must live with the continuous consciousness of God's goodness.

The Daily Portion / This year: Aspire to more

The Daily Portion / This year: Aspire to more

Instead of the battle for the basics in the throes of a pandemic, let us aspire to more. The Hebrew name for the coming year tells us to.

The Daily Portion / To do the obvious

The Daily Portion / To do the obvious

The simple and obvious things we must be sure to do can easily be forgotten or ignored. The Torah reminds us of them.

The Daily Portion, Ki Teitzei / Our endless war

The Daily Portion, Ki Teitzei / Our endless war

In which war are we engaged all our lives?

 The Daily Portion / Back to school

The Daily Portion / Back to school

There is a feeling in the air that we must value every hour of study, treasure each moment.

The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

No one should be invisible, no one should live and die alone.

The Daily Portion / Words of comfort from Rav Kook

The Daily Portion / Words of comfort from Rav Kook

It is as if Rav Kook is with us today when we read his words of comfort and his call to praise one another, to raise our spirits.

The Daily Portion / What should we do?

The Daily Portion / What should we do?

Perhaps Elul should signal a new direction for us to take, especially for this coming year.

The Daily Portion\ Thoughts for Rosh Chodesh Elul

The Daily Portion\ Thoughts for Rosh Chodesh Elul

"The month of Elul is a month of accounting, both materially and spiritually. "

The Daily Portion / So where are you for the holidays?

The Daily Portion / So where are you for the holidays?

The responsibility this year is given over to us. Where and under what conditions are we planning to pray on the High Holy Days?

The Daily Portion, Shoftim / Warning: Border ahead

The Daily Portion, Shoftim / Warning: Border ahead

Self-control is a basic tenet of Judaism and a prescription for a worhwhile life.

The Daily Portion / Some thoughts from Emmanuel Moreno

The Daily Portion / Some thoughts from Emmanuel Moreno

The hero whose mission was so sensitive that his photo is kept secret 14 years after his death, had important things to say about life.

The Daily Portion / Yanosh Korchak: 3 quotations

The Daily Portion / Yanosh Korchak: 3 quotations

He went to the gas chambers with the orphanage children he loved. Some of his wise sayings are brought here in his memory.

Warning: Prosperity ahead!

Warning: Prosperity ahead!

The true challenge of our times is living with prosperity in a society where everything is abundantly available. "The Daily Portion."

The Daily Portion / Far away from the spotlight: Two great men

The Daily Portion / Far away from the spotlight: Two great men

One does not have to be famous to leave your imprint on this earth.

The Daily Portion, Re'eh / A path that leads to happiness

The Daily Portion, Re'eh / A path that leads to happiness

Happiness is not always the result of our own acomplishments.

Re'eh: A path that leads to happiness

Re'eh: A path that leads to happiness

The coronavirus has affected our mood. We have to admit that most of us are less happy and more worried than usual.

Rav Adin Steinsaltz on the purpose of life

Rav Adin Steinsaltz on the purpose of life

How did Rav Steinsaltz manage to accomplish so much? The Daily Portion.

 Order of the day: Love

Order of the day: Love

The Weekly Portion, Eikev: Rabbanit Yemima Mizrahi explains that it's not by chance that we read this parasha this year during the pandemic.

Ekev: Not to be a nation like all other nations

Ekev / Not to be a nation like all other nations

The Daily Portion: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on this week's Torah reading.

Being single

Being single

A few words from Rav Yoni Lavi concerning an insufficiently publicized sector: single men or bachelors. Sivan Rahav-Meir's The Daily Portion

Eikev: A guidebook for summer vacation

Eikev: A guidebook for summer vacation

Parshat Eikev, which includes Moshe's farewell speech, teaches us some golden rules which are especially appropriate during summer vacation.

The war against forgetfulness

The war against forgetfulness

Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav-Meir discusses the core message of the Book of Deuteronomy.

Tisha B'av: Everything flips

Tisha B'av: Everything flips

Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav-Meir shares a lesson on the purpose of Tisha B'Av.

Seeing the destruction and the hope

Seeing the destruction and the hope

If the rocks and ashes, found in excavations at the Kotel and dating to the Temple's destruction, could talk, what would they say?

What is the very worst thing?

What is the very worst thing?

Today marks 20 years since the passing of Shalom Noah Berzovsky, a Hasidic rebbe known by the title of his works "Netivot Shalom".

Out of proportion

Out of proportion

Social worker Roni Printz: Sometimes letting things get out of proportion is appropriate,The daily portion:of Sivan Rahav-Meir:

The prescription of the Ari Hakadosh

The prescription of the Ari Hakadosh

A simple instruction against divisiveness from Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, 448 years since his passing. 'The Daily Portion' of Sivan Rahav-Meir.

New English Bat Mitzvah workshop with Sivan Rahav-Meir

New English Bat Mitzvah workshop with Sivan Rahav-Meir

World Mizrachi expands online Bat Mitzvah program to appeal to English-speakers from Israel and abroad,

Why did Aviv Geffen cry?

Why did Aviv Geffen cry?

After dedicating song to Bnei Brak residents, who had been attacked over corona, singer was surprised to find phone flooded with messages.

Watch: 'Long distance' baby naming - from Baltimore to Australiaplayer

Watch: 'Long distance' baby naming - from Baltimore to Australia

A family in Baltimore US needed a group of at least 10 for their baby naming during Torah reading. They found it far away.