incense is a segula for happiness

The Incense – A Segulah for Happiness

A Segulah for Happiness “Incense makes the heart happy.” Therefore, we need to recite the passages which describe the incense offering with great intention. The main...
Ofer Erez Hagada

How to get the most out of Pesach

Practical advice for how to get the most out of Pesach - Nisan, 5778 The holy Ari tells us that every single year during the...
How Amalek acts

Acting like Amalek – Guest post by Rivka Levy

Acting like Amalek In some ways, things were much simpler in the old days. The Erev Rav, or mixed multitude that left Egypt with Moshe...
holy vs forbidden

What makes something ‘holy’ and something else ‘forbidden’?

What's the difference between something that's 'holy' and something that's 'forbidden'? It’s crucial to understand that the enjoyments that we get from the side of...
Practical advice for how to judge favorably

Practical advice: How we can judge others favorably

Advice: How to judge other people favorably There are a few rules we need to follow, in order to be able to judge other people...