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Perfection is not part of the human experience; in fact, perfectionism is usually unhealthy, but perfection is part of the Divine experience. And here is the surprising truth. At your very core, in your most essential state of being, you are a sliver of the Divine. This means that the …

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Vayelech: Concealment Within Concealment

September 3, 2006 – 7:50 pm | Comments Off on Vayelech: Concealment Within Concealment2,366 views
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A Double Phrase
“And I conceal I shall conceal my face on that day because of the evil that he (the nation) did and because he (the nation) turned to foreign G-ds.” The Baal Shem Tov taught that by doubling its words, conceal I shall conceal, the Torah implies concealment within …

Purim: The Meaning of Masquerade

November 2, 2005 – 4:33 am | Comments Off on Purim: The Meaning of Masquerade2,896 views
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The Purim Ritual
Each Jewish holiday has a unique method of celebration. Chanukah is celebrated with the kindling of eight lights. Passover is celebrated with a special diet that requires Jews to eat unleavened bread and prohibits the use of leavened bread. Shavuot is observed through the study of Torah. Each …

Passover: He Does not Abandon

November 2, 2005 – 3:15 am | Comments Off on Passover: He Does not Abandon6,555 views
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Where Is G-d?
There was once a young, fun loving, boy full of vigor and spunk. One day, having acted up during Hebrew School, the boy was called into the rabbi’s office. From under his heavy eyebrows, the rabbi’s deep-set eyes peered out at the child. In a soft but firm …