When you go to a shiva house, you learn all types of things about the deceased person – the biggest thing you learn is that you never really knew the individual or the greatness that was within him. That's why King Solomon tells us in Ecclesiastes that it's better to go to visit a shiva house than a nightclub. The difference is that in a nightclub, all you see is glitter, makeup and outer dimensions. In the house of a mourner, there's no glitter and outer dimensions, only inner dimensions. Today's podcast is a tribute to the 45 holy victims of the Meron tragedy on Lag B'Omer last week.
This is our fourth and final chapter of the Book of Ruth, but we begin with a synopsis of the first three chapters. The Book of Ruth gives an amazing insight into the magnificent and unexpected events that lead up to Moshiach and Geula.
The Lag B'Omer tragedy in Meron last Friday has among other things exposed who is a true leader and who is certainly not. Today's podcast shows how.
This 18-minute video podcast comes in all about the Meron Tragedy, one of Israel's worst civilian disasters ever,
If you think Torah isn't exciting, you haven't yet learned the Book of Ruth properly.
If you think Torah isn't romantic, you haven't yet learned the Book of Ruth properly.
If you think Torah isn't inspiring, you haven't yet learned the Book of Ruth properly.
If you think Torah sells women short and is chauvinistic, sorry, you don't know the Book of Ruth.
Here's your chance to learn and appreciate the beauty of the Book of Ruth. Today's lesson begin with a review of Chapters One and Two, then hits the height of the drama and suspense of Chapter Three.
Where do we learn the concept of "friends and lovers" from? What is love according to Judaism? It certainly is not lust and infatuation...
First Aid for Overcoming a Difficulty:
- Remember that Hashem is not limited - Hashem can do whatever He wants whenever He wants;
- Light a candle in memory of the holy tzaddik Rebbe Oshaiya Ish Tiria;
- Put a coin in a charity box or give charity;
- Say Psalm 29;
- Now ask for whatever salvation you need.
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In Chapter Two of the Book of Ruth, we learn how Moshiach is blessed with the DNA of his great grandmother Ruth, whose compassionate deeds uplifted her from the lowest imaginable spiritual roots to the highest stature imaginable, a truly self-made woman.
Here's a 90-second message to pick you up whenever you think that you're alone in the world.
In our introduction to the Book of Ruth, we learn how the Dark Side tries everything to prevent Moshiach's arrival, so Hashem must engineer it in such a way that catches the unholy spiritual opposition completely off guard.