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What do you think Judaism advocates, that we live for G-d or that we die for G-d?
Throughout history there have been two classic Jewish views. One was to place physical survival above spiritual; to live at all costs even the violation of our sacred Torah principles and cherished Jewish traditions. …

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Miketz : Divine Providence

December 10, 2004 – 6:29 pm |
divine providence - innerstream

The Jewish quarter in the northern Israeli City, Tzefas, was subjected to a five-month siege during the 1947 war for independence. When the siege lifted venerated rabbis in the community, renown for their piety and sharp wit, had this to say.

Vayeshev : Travel Begins and Ends At Home

November 24, 2004 – 1:04 pm |
travel begins and ends at home - innerstream

True Treasures are At Home
Listening to the car radio on my way home from a particularly long trip I heard an accomplished, world famous traveler declare that her most amazing travel experience was accomplished within the confines of her own home. She had observed the most exotic sights in the …

Vayishlach : Two Tracks

November 24, 2004 – 12:44 pm | 2 Comments | 
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Shortly after landing my first job I approached my employer with a proposal. “You are a visionary but are not pragmatically grounded. I Lack your vision but have a pragmatic knack for detail. I propose that you determine the overall vision for our company and I will determine the detailed policy.” …

Vaytze : The Night is for Jacob

November 19, 2004 – 5:16 am |
the night belongs to jacob - innerstream

Our patriarchs, Avraham, Yitzchak and Yaakov established a rite of prayer that is followed to this very day. Avraham coined the morning service, Yitzchak the afternoon service and Yaakov the evening service. (1)
In prayer we draw divine energy into our environment and ourselves. Every day progresses through three stages, …

15th Nov 2004 : Shaloh House Synagogue, Stoughton, MA

November 14, 2004 – 9:40 am |

Shaloh House Synagogue
50 Ethyl Way, # 781
Stoughton, MA 02072-1211
(781) 344-6334
From Sinai to Modern Day – Lecture
Tracing Maimonides to the development of the Oral Tradition
November 15th found Shaloh House Chabad of the South Area with a room
set up for another exciting lecture. With about 30 people in
attendance, Rabbi Lazar Gurkow, …

Shavuot the Festival of Weeks

November 12, 2004 – 5:52 pm |
the festival of weeks

Sunday, May 27, marks the beginning of Shavuot, the Jewish festival of weeks. Its name reflects the seven-week period that commences on the second night of Passover and concludes on the first night of this festival. During this time the Jewish ancestry journeyed from Egypt to Sinai and prepared to …

Bikur Cholim

November 12, 2004 – 5:22 pm |

A fantastic story is told about the Chassidic master Rabbi Moshe of Korbin. Once, on his travels, he stayed at the home of one of his disciples. His host’s grandson, then a baby, had fallen gravely ill. Doctors had given up all hope and did not expect the child to …

Rosh Hashanah: The Child’s Cry

November 12, 2004 – 5:18 pm |
child's cry

The story is told of a great rabbi who was up late at night deeply engrossed in Torah study together with his study partner. At that moment one of his partner’s children was awakened by a nightmare and began to cry. The rabbi, his concentration disturbed, arose from his studies …