Being Happy with our Limitations

Being happy with our limitations In all honesty, our hearts should really burn continuously for Hashem and we should sanctify ourselves with many holy things. In practice, however, every holy thing we do manage to...
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Advice for happiness

Advice for happiness The joy of serving Hashem The story is told of a man who was close to dying, and who was feeling very sad. His companions tried to cheer him up by telling him:...
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Parshat Mikeitz: Yosef the jumping man

Parshat Mikeitz: Yosef the jumping man Adapted and translated from Ohr HaDaat, Newsletter #107. Bezrat Hashem, let’s continue to discuss the subject of Chanuka. Previously, we discussed how the main point of Chanuka concerns the revelation...
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The mission of the seven shepherds

The Mission of the Seven Shepherds The lives of the Seven Shepherds were spent clarifying that Hashem does everything in Creation. The level of emuna of the World of Emanation is to know that even...
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Yosef HaTzaddik and the highest level of emuna

Yosef HaTzaddik and the highest level of emuna Rectification of the World of Emanation The highest level of emuna is the level which is associated with the spiritual world known as the World of Emanation. There...
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Encircled with Love

Day #40 Encircled with Love As we end the challenge, we need to leave off stressing the point that G-d only does good. This goodness sources from His endless love for  us. There are often times where...
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The House

Day #38 The House We’ve already covered thanking G-d during difficult times and about getting through them with the knowledge that they are good for us. But there are other times also, where it would be...
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Crossing the Bridge

Day #37 Crossing the Bridge As we come to the end of the challenge it is important to stress some important points we’ve mentioned. When we thank G-d for everything, we have to remember that there is...
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The hidden light of Chanukah

The hidden light of Chanukah Chanukah Part IV Let’s take more of a look at the Chanuka story, to learn more about the Torah’s light. Greek culture is the root of all the klipot (husks of...
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The self-sacrifice of the Tzaddikim

The self-sacrifice of the Tzaddikim Chanukah Part III There are souls who have fallen to these very lowest of places. While it’s true that the or haganuz, the hidden light, still shines there, this only happens...