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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

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R’ Nachum of Chernobyl would say, “I’m more disturbed by my good deeds that please me than by my bad deeds that repel me,”

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Your stronger hand…

“Our rabbis have taught: This is the way you should act towards people – though sometimes you may have to push them away with your

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Inner light

“Each of us must know that a candle burns within us. A unique candle with its own distinct light. Each of us must understand that

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Opening our hand

The merit of Tzedaka is so great that I am happy to give to 100 beggars even if only one might actually be needy. Some

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Growing from failure

“The righteous will fall seven times and get up…” (Proverbs 24:16) We’re not learning here that a righteous person is one who will repeatedly get

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Why hyssop?

The Torah portion for this week, Metzora, deals with a skin affliction whose pathology was spiritual. The most direct cause was for negative speech: gossip

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Making the days count

On the second night of Passover, we are commanded to begin counting the days that will ultimately conclude with the holiday of Shavuot that marks

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Inner change

“This shall be the law of the metzora” (Leviticus 14:2) Why does the text here say, “This shall be the law of the metzora”? Wouldn’t

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Nothing there

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

Smug

R’ Nachum of Chernobyl would say, “I’m more disturbed by my good deeds that please me than by my bad deeds that repel me,”

Your stronger hand…

“Our rabbis have taught: This is the way you should act towards people – though sometimes you may have to push them away with your

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