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Friday, 15 July 2011 16:40

accidents happen

Written by rabbi benjamin ehrenfeld

art-axeA significant section of parashat Ma’asei deals with the halakhot concerning the murderer. On the one hand, the Torah may seem very harsh in its rulings. A closer look would reveal very important lessons concerning the role of decisiveness in judgment.

Friday, 22 April 2011 14:17

choose well

Written by rabbi michael schiffman

art-actnowMost people have had the experience of going to a restaurant with other people and having to wait on one person who can’t make up their mind over what to order. The person ordering agonizes over what to get, and meanwhile, everyone else is hungry and waiting, because their order won’t be placed until the indecisive individual comes to a decision. You just want them to order anything just to get the ball rolling.

Thursday, 21 October 2010 12:54

doubt or decide?

Written by rebbetzin malkah

art-doubtIt happened on the seventh day that some of the people went to gather, and they did not find.  Hashem said to Moshe, “How long will you refuse to observe My commandments and My teachings?  See that Hashem has given you the Sabbath; that is why He gives you on the sixth day a two-day portion of bread." -- Exodus 16:27-29

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