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Daily Quote
Why is the Torah called "fire"? Just as fire receives no impurities, so the words of Torah
Talmud, Berachot 22a
Weekly Magazine
One common misconception is that if something is kosher, then it must be healthy to eat.
It's based on the Yiddish word heim, which means “home,” it describes things that are homey or familiar.
I’m ungrateful! At least that’s what my parents and friends tell me. They say I never appreciate anything anyone does for me, and that I’m always finding fault with everyone and everything.
The sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, passed away on this date in 1950. Exactly one year later, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson accepted the leadership of the movement, and set about transforming the face of world Jewry . . .
Isn’t everything predetermined by the mechanics of the universe? I’m just a programmed machine; how can I be blamed for being what I am? Since G-d knows the future, what choice do we have in it?
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