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Some claim that eclipses are a bad omen of things to come. What is the Jewish perspective on eclipses?
Maimonides teaches that the reason the Torah forbade the destruction of the beard is because shaving was a practice of ancient idol-worshippers.
Before you criticize, ask yourself if it really matters in the long run. Are you better off letting things slide?
You can just see it written on their faces as they purposefully wheel suitcases down the terminal . . .
The people had forsaken G‑d, and instead directed their devotion to the vanities of idolatry . . .
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Daily Thought
The sages said about chutzpah, “Damned is the one who has it, and damned is the one who does not.” Chutzpah makes a man into an idol. But without it, how can he change the world? Our conscious mind must know it is nothing, and the power G‑d has placed in our heart may then burst forth. Maamarei Admor Hazaken Haketzarim, p. 370; Behar-Bechukotai 5731:2.
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The healing of the soul is like the healing of the body: The crucial first step is to identify the location of the illness...
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