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June 23, 2024 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on G-d Is Knocking, Answer the Call17 views

Moses appointed twelve emissaries to scout out the Holy Land and return with a report. The representative for the tribe of Ephraim was Moses’ primary disciple, Joshua. Until this time, the lad’s name was Oshua. But Moses added a letter to his name and called him Joshua.
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Shavuot: A Gift of Self

May 28, 2022 – 11:42 pm | Comments Off on Shavuot: A Gift of Self987 views
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A gift of self is a thrilling gift. There are many kinds of gifts, but we almost never give away our very selves. We reserve our self exclusively for us. Weddings are the only exception. They are thrilling occasions because bride and groom give each other the gift of self.
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Vayetze: Building A Home

November 3, 2013 – 1:09 am | Comments Off on Vayetze: Building A Home3,893 views
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Three Places of Worship
Abraham Isaac and Jacob all served G-d on what would one day be the Temple Mount. Abraham called it a mountain, Isaac called it a field and Jacob called it a home.[1]

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Vayikra: A Sincere Gift

January 12, 2006 – 3:57 am | Comments Off on Vayikra: A Sincere Gift2,919 views
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The Thought Counts
A man once complained to me that his wife never appreciates the gifts he brings home for her. I asked him how much money he spends on himself and how much he spends for his wife. He acknowledged that he spends far more on himself then he does …