9 Iyar 5783 – 30 April 2023 When a person’s faith is lacking, he must expend a lot of exertion in his devotions to G-d (Likutey Moharan II, 86). We can have faith in G-d, but sometimes we lack faith in ourselves. Rabbi Nachman teaches that a lack of confidence… Read More »9 Iyar – Faith in G-d and in oneself
7 Iyar 5783 – 28 april 2023 “…love your neighbor as yourself; I am Hashem” People don’t love themselves in order to fulfill a Biblical commandment. So too, you shouldn’t love your neighbor simply because you were commanded to by Hashem. Your love should be spontaneous and genuine. (The Alter… Read More »Leviticus 19:18 – Love your neigbor
2 To accept the “yoke of Heaven”, and fulfill the Seven Commandments for non-Jews, according to their details and explanantions within the Oral Torah.  To accept the “yoke of Heaven” The Hebrew word voor “accepting the yoke of Heaven” is kabalat ol Malchut Shamayim. In this, we see the… Read More »FUNDAMENTALS OF THE FAITH – 2 TO ACCEPT THE “YOKE OF HEAVEN”- NOAHIDE AFFIRMATION
בס”ד You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against members of your people. Love your fellow as yourself: I am the L-rd. (Leviticus 19:18) There is probably no one on Planet Earth who has not heard the phrase, “you shall love your neighbor as yourself”. Although in rabbinic… Read More »Parshat Acharei Mot – Kedoshim: More Golden Than any “Golden Rule”.
7 Iyar 5783 – 28 april 2023 Rebbe Nachman of Breslov used to say, “The Yetzer Hara (inner adversay/evil inclination) is like a person circulating among a crowd with his fist clenched and asking each person what they think is inside his clenched fist. Each one believes that what’s inside… Read More »7 Iyar – Whats in the hand?
Develop yourself to the best of your ability Rebbe Nachman once told a well-known rebbe who would pray in his private room adjacent to the synagoge. hearing sounds outside his door and thinking it to be his chassidim trying to catch a glimpse of thier master’s devotions, the rebbe prayed… Read More »PRAY SINCERELY – THE WAY YOU ARE
Leviticus 21:1-24:23 30 april till 6 mei 2023 שׁ֣וֹר אוֹ־כֶ֤שֶׂב אוֹ־עֵז֙ כִּ֣י יִוָּלֵ֔ד וְהָיָ֛ה שִׁבְעַ֥ת יָמִ֖ים תַּ֣חַת אִמּ֑וֹ וּמִיּ֤וֹם הַשְּׁמִינִי֙ וָהָ֔לְאָה יֵרָצֶ֕ה לְקׇרְבַּ֥ן אִשֶּׁ֖ה לַיהֹוָֽה׃ When an ox or a sheep or a goat is born, it shall stay seven days with its mother, and from the eighth day on… Read More »Parshat Emor – “Animal” Welfare
3.3.a Gathering the dispersed Jewish people We read about this gathering of the people already prophesied by the prophet Ezekiel (chapter 37). וְדַבֵּ֣ר אֲלֵיהֶ֗ם כֹּה־אָמַר֮ אֲדֹ־נָ֣י יֱ־הֹוִה֒ הִנֵּ֨ה אֲנִ֤י לֹקֵ֙חַ֙ אֶת־בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מִבֵּ֥ין הַגּוֹיִ֖ם אֲשֶׁ֣ר הָֽלְכוּ־שָׁ֑ם וְקִבַּצְתִּ֤י אֹתָם֙ מִסָּבִ֔יב וְהֵבֵאתִ֥י אוֹתָ֖ם אֶל־אַדְמָתָֽם׃ “And say to them, So says the L-rd… Read More »3C WHAT THE TENACH TEACHES US – GATHERING
3.2.a Restoration of the Anointed Davidic Kingdom In the book of Samuel we read that the dynasty of David is an eternal dynasty and we learned that this does not mean that this must be an uninterrupted period. It teaches us that when the Messiah assumes his kingship, it must… Read More »3B WHAT THE TENACH TEACHES US – RESTORARTION ANOINTED DAVIDIC KINGDOM