Shavuot: “I’m Getting Married in the Morning…”

BS”D This article is dedicated as a zechus for Refuah Sheleima for Esther Shaindel bas Shoshana. *************************************** Based on/inspired by an article on Tikkun Leil Shavuos by Eli Landes, for Chabad.org. ********************************************************************** A moving festivity permeates […]

Lighting a Candle by Maggie Hakin

BS”D Lighting a candle is like lighting a person’s life with Torah, mitzvot, and kindness. It is also like making the person spread the Torah and mitzvot to everyone else, even non-religious people. — Maggie Hakin, […]

A Candle in Someone’s Heart by Leah Amzalak

BH Light a candle in someone’s heart. Lighting a candle in a heart means lighting up someone’s neshama (soul). You can do that by teaching them about Torah and mitzvot. That will take us out […]

Parshat Acharei-Kedoshim: Play It Fair

BH This week’s parsha-post is in the merit for a blessing for Chaya Liana Esther bas Mazal. Hi all! This week, for the second week in a row, we have a double parsha!  This week […]

Parshat Tazria-Metzora: “It’s an Inside Job”

BH This week’s parsha-post is dedicated as a refuah shelema for Bracha Leah bas Shulamis, and all the infirm of Klal Yisrael in the merit of Shabbos Kodesh. Shabbat Shalom/Good Shabbos/ Gut Shabbos Kodesh!   […]

Parshat Shemini: It Ain’t Super-FISH-ial

BH Good Shabbos everyone! This week’s parsha-post is dedicated as an ilui neshama for Rabbi Yehoshua Gordon, whose legacy of teaching and love, for Torah and people, is eternal. —————————————  Today, while watching Rabbi Yehoshua […]

Parshat Yisro: What’s in a Name?

BH Hello everyone, and good (erev) Shabbos! This week’s Parsha is named after Yisro, “kohain Midyan, chosein Moshe – priest of Midyan, father-in-law of Moses”, as he is described in the beginning of the parsha. […]

Parshat Shemot: “I Will Surely Remember..”

BH Shalom Wonderful Readers! Welcome to my first parsha post! This Shabbos, the parsha is Shemot, also the beginning of sefer Shemot.  We all remember the powerful “Chazak, Chazak, V’Nitchazeik!” we cried out last week, after finishing […]

Dear Beloved Daughters- A Letter from Sarah Imeinu

Dear Beloved Daughters, My dear daughters, you are each your own beautiful you. Don’t change yourself because of someone else. If you want to change, change for you. Don’t ever forget to be yourself, and […]

Chassidus 101: Tanya

By Tori Bischoff, S. Petersburg, FL The change is not in the body, but in the soul. The human condition is a clash of wills, according to the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi. Between […]

Parashas Mikeitz Shabbos Chanukah

Parashas Mikeitz starts off with Paroh’s dream and the inability of his wise men to interpret it. The butler suddenly remembers Yosef HaTzaddik from prison; Yosef is called and prepared for an audience with the […]