"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

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If I Am Not For Myself Then Who Will Be For Me?

July 12, 2011

  L’zecher nishamos Rav Yochanon Motel ben Rav Ephraim and Moras Esther Leah bas Rav Yehudah Yoseph B”H The Salant Center    Mussar – A Healing Spirit for the Heart and Soul   PIRKEI AVOS/THE ETHICS OF OUR FATHERS “If I am not for myself then who will be for me; and if I am […]

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Q & A: When a Pastor Demands Charity

June 23, 2011

Question: Dear Rabbi, I was watching a television evangelist one Sunday, and something he said really struck me.  According to him, unless people pay tithes they will suffer.  Actually his words were that they would “get their butts kicked by life.”  I was horrified, Rabbi.  Would you tell me what Judaism teaches about tithing and […]

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