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A NEW PERSPECTIVE

Suffering is something we humans have a hard time understanding. In fact, we cannot understand it. And may nobody have to go through any suffering!  We need to pray constantly never to be tested and never to need suffering . May any cleansing or purification be through chesed and rachamim without suffering. But if chasve […]

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First Post

This is a site for the purpose of finding inspiration and gaining insights to help become better wives, mothers and people and to learn how to deal with various issues that confront us in life.    Originally I was planning to start a site called Frustration Station. But I decided not to use that name, for

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IT DEPENDS ON EACH OF US

Now we are entering the three weeks, the time the Jewish nation mourns the destruction of our holy Beis Hamikdash in Jerusalem.  We know that one of the main ideas during these three weeks is to increase in love and unity in order to correct the sin of baseless hatred which caused the destruction.  But

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THE FIGHT FOR HOLINESS

Yesterday I saw an interview with an orthodox Rabbi and a woman who was from the conservative/reform movement. She was literally shouting because the Rabbi (and in general the orthodox Jews) were trying to stand up for Torah and implement proper conduct at the hoy western wall (the Kotel). This woman was shouting that they

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YUD TES KISLEV

Today is the special and auspicious day of Yud Tes Kislev, when the first Chabad Rebbe, the Alter Rebbe, was freed from Russian prison, indicating Heavenly permission was granted to disseminate the teachings of Chassidus, the inner part of Torah, without limitations. The Alter Rebbe wrote the Tanya, innovating the teachings of Chabad Chassidus. Yud

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coronavirus

I recently heard a class given by a Rabbi who was discussing the coronavirus (what else is new?). He made a very interesting point. He said that this virus is resulting in self quarantine. Many people are now isolated in their homes. In every society, people seek comfort together. In western society in particular, we

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Zayin Adar

Today is zayin Adar, the 7th of Adar, the birthday and yom hilloula of Moshe Rabbenu.  It is a very special day.  I was thinking about Moshe Rabbenu’s greatness. He was such a huge tzadik and he spoke face to face to Hashem yet Moshe was always defending the Jewish nation and complaining to Hashem

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