This Week’s Article Destroyer

 

This Week's Article

Destroyer

By Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Schwartz

We need at times to be brutal — to shatter, demolish, exterminate — but only within ourselves.

We have negative thought-patterns, attitudes, attributes — we must destroy them. At times, we speak vile words, do ugly things — we have to eliminate this. With cold eyes, we must examine what is rotten and look to remove it, look to replace it with what is positive and empowering.

We must realize that the negative within us destroys us. It keeps us from reaching all types of magical pleasures, achievements and happiness. It is our largest enemy. We must treat it cruelly. We must destroy the darkness, before it destroys us.

Author, Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Schwartz.

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Todays Mussar Quote 26th Av 5769

 

Today 26th Av, 5769 – Mussar Quote

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Reflect on the amazing opportunity of every Mitzvah – and FULLY REJOICE in every Mitzvah that you do.

By Rabbi Zvi Miller.

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Todays eMussar Lesson 26th Av 5769

 

Today 26th Av, 5769 – eMussar Lesson –
We Are All the Children of HaShem

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PARSHA INSIGHTS\THE SAGES OF MUSSAR

A Mussar sage was teaching Torah to a young boy. Someone asked the Rabbi, “Who is the boy’s father?” The Rabbi responded, “He is the son of HaShem.” Then the Rabbi explained his unusual answer, “If I would have said, ‘He is Dave’s son or Chaim’s son – then you would have known something about the boy based on your knowledge of the family. How much more, should you understand the special quality of the boy when I tell you that he is the son of HaShem!”

Imagine the positive impact on one’s students of viewing them as “Children of HaShem.” Actually, the Torah states (Devarim 14:1): “You are Children to HaShem, your G-d.” In light of this verse, the Torah advises all educators to approach each one of his or her students not as a child of “Dave or Chaim” but rather as a “child of HaShem.”

The Talmud tells us that Rabbi Preida had a student who had a learning disability. It was necessary for Rabbi Preida to review each lesson 400 times in order for the student to grasp the concept. Only a teacher who regards his students as children of the King of the Universe will achieve this level of patience, goodness, and dedication.

Children are loveable and cute because they are pure and their souls are connected to HaShem. Accordingly, the teacher should approach each student with love, warmth, and gentleness. He should feel that it is a great merit for him to teach the child of the King of kings.

May we learn to view each member of the Community of Israel as a child of HaShem. This approach in teaching as well as in all of our interpersonal affairs will enhance the quality of life of our students, family and friends – and build a generation of successful, happy, and upright people.

[Based on Darchie Mussar of Rav Yaacov Neiman]

TODAY: Take a moment before you interact with others to reflect that they are “Children of HaShem.”

By Rabbi Zvi Miller.

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Daily PiCK ME UPs 26th Av 5769

 

Daily “PiCK-ME-UPs” – 26th Av, 5769

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“Move away from evil, and do good!” Before we can grasp what is beautiful and empowering, we must let go of what is ugly and depressing. We must identify our feelings of distress, anger, jealousy, etc. and replace them with calm, happy thoughts. Then we can start doing great things

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Lessons in Truth Day 82 – The Footsteps of Mashiach

 

Lessons in Truth – SEFER SHEM OLAM – 26th Av, 5769

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23 Av, 5769 / August 13, 2009

Day 82 – The Footsteps of Mashiach

SEFER SHEM OLAM — Chapter Twelve: The Birth pangs of Mashiach (cont.)

That which the Talmud predicts (Sanhedrin Ch. 11) will take place prior to Mashiach’s arrival has, in fact, occurred in our times. The same is true of the predictions in the final mishnah of Masechta Sotah.

      The eleventh chapter of Masechta Sanhedrin is replete with statements concerning the period preceding Mashiach’s arrival. One passage there (Sanhedrin 97a) is similar to the concluding Mishnah of Masechta Sotah to which the Chofetz Chaim referred:

With the footsteps of Mashiach insolence will increase, and inflation will soar, the vine will give its fruit but wine will be dear, and the government will turn to heresy, and there will be no rebuke, the places of meeting will be used for immorality, and the Galilee will be destroyed and the Gavlan desolated, and the border dwellers will wander about from city to city, but will not be pitied, the knowledge of scholars will be lost, those who fear sin will be despised, and the truth will be hidden; youths will shame old men and old men will stand up for youngsters; [it will be a time when] “a son shames his father, a daughter rebels against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law, [and] a man’s enemies are the members of his household” (Michah 7:6); the face of the generation will be like the face of the dog [i.e. without shame — Rashi]; [and] the son is not ashamed before his father. On whom can we rely? [Only] on our Father in Heaven (Mishnah Sotah 9:15).

      On whom can we rely? [Only] on our Father in Heaven. This means that before Mashiach’s arrival, the Jewish people will find themselves in a position so precarious that everyone will come to the realization that only Hashem can rescue us from our plight (heard from Rabbi Moshe Wolfson).

      As the Jews headed toward the Sea of Reeds at the time of the Exodus, they found themselves trapped on all sides (see Shemos Ch. 14) and they cried out in prayer to Hashem. Rashi (citing Mechilta and Tanchuma) writes: “They adopted the craft of their forefathers,” meaning that they prayed the way Avraham, Yitzchak and Yaakov would pray — with a feeling and awareness that without Hashem’s intervention they were totally lost. This is what Hashem had been waiting for and He immediately commanded Moshe: “Speak to the Children of Israel and let them journey!” (ibid. v.15). It is this sort of recognition which the Jewish people will need to demonstrate as a prelude to the Final Redemption (based on the thoughts of Rabbi Yeruchom Levovitz).

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KESER SHEM TOV 26th Av, 5769

 

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KST 35.

“Once, the king of beasts, the lion, became enraged with his subjects. They gathered together to decide how to appease him, and the fox said that he would lead them to the lion, since he knew three hundred parables with which to persuade him. They all followed, and little by little, the fox said that he had forgotten a portion of his parables, and by the time they reached the lion, he said that he had forgotten everything. Therefore, he said, each one should approach the king and appease him to the best of his abilities.”

The fox’s intention from the beginning, though, was only that they all follow him and surrender to the king, which is why he initially claimed what he did.

Similarly, the Baal Shem Tov urged people not to rely on the prayers of the prayer leaders on the Days of Awe, but that each individual should pray for himself.1

1Ezekiel 1:14.

Translation and commentary by Rabbi Yehoshua Starrett.

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Loving Kindness Day 142 Safe Passage

 

Loving Kindness – SEFER AHAVAS CHESED – 26th Av, 5769

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24 Av, 5769 / August 14, 2009

Day 142 – Safe Passage

SEFER AHAVAS CHESED — Part III Chapter II

      A man is rushing down the sidewalk of a city street, hoping that he has not missed his bus. Suddenly he becomes aware of a voice calling in his direction. At the curb, a car stands idling while the driver shouts, “Excuse me, sir! Can you give me some directions?” A mitzvah has now presented itself to the pedestrian. He can pretend he does not hear the request and walk on. He can give a few vague instructions that might get the man somewhat closer to his destination; or, he can provide the driver with accurate directions and stick with the task until he feels sure that he has been understood.

      The demands of hachnasas orchim make the last option the only option. Although the driver is not a guest in the man’s home, he is a wayfarer in need of help, and this pedestrian is the one he has chosen — Hashem has chosen — to have the opportunity to provide that help. If the pedestrian walks away, his purpose in being at that place at that time will have been defeated. If he offers uselessly vague instructions, he will be accountable if the driver, in his confusion, has an accident or strays into a bad neighborhood.

      Certainly when someone is a guest in a person’s home, the host bears responsibility for getting him to his next destination safely. If the neighborhood is a dangerous one, the guest must be provided with an escort. One common situation arises when a babysitter comes to the home to care for a child. Even if one feels there is no danger and the babysitter is willing to walk alone, she should be escorted safely home.

      Another common situation is when one encounters someone outside a wedding hall, lecture or other gathering place, who asks, “Are you heading in my direction?” If the person inquiring will otherwise take an unsafe route home — such as a subway late at night or a dangerous walk — the answer to his question should be, “As a matter of fact, I am going through that neighborhood.” One should offer the ride, even if it is out of one’s way

      Even if a guest has a car parked right outside the host’s house, the host must not allow him to drive it if, for any reason, he is unable to do so safely. If the guest is overtired, not feeling well, or intoxicated on Purim, the host should drive him or find him a taxi or other means to get home.

      When a person travels, he also bears some responsibility for reassuring those who might be worried about his safety. If a person knows he will be late, he should take the few minutes to call those who are waiting for him so that they will not spend one unnecessary moment contemplating the many frightening possibilities associated with travel. Even if the traveler feels that the worries are overblown or unjustified, he should respond to the reality of the situation; people worry, and he should not agitate them when he could, with a two minute investment of time, provide peace of mind.

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When someone asks me for directions, I will make it my responsibility to make sure they understand where to go.

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Daily Wisdom Portion of Kabbalah 26th Av 5769

 

Daily Wisdom Portion of Kabbalah – 26th Av, 5769

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Quotes of prominent Kabbalists

From one nation to the world

“It is upon the Israeli nation to qualify themselves and the people of the whole world to develop until they assume this sublime work of love of man, which is the ladder to the purpose of creation, which is adhesion with the Creator.”

Baal HaSulam, “The Bond

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Shmiras Haloshon Yomi Day 84 The Art of Self-Defense

 

Shmiras Haloshon Yomi – Learning the Laws of Proper Speech – 26th Av, 5769

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26th Av, 5769

Day 84 – The Art of Self-Defense

SEFER CHOFETZ CHAIM – Laws of Loshon Hora 10:13

      The tongue is an awesome weapon. It can destroy people’s lives and reputations. It can create divisions between people and tear apart entire communities.

      But there are times when even gentle, respectful people have to resort to words as a weapon: in self defense

      People sometimes inflict real harm on others — sometimes financial, sometimes physical or emotional. There are many situations where the desired course is to forego our presumed rights in a dispute or to overlook the hurt which we have suffered — for the sake of peace, and so that we may rise to the lofty levels which the Torah seeks of us. But this is by no means a blanket principle, because the Torah does not want us to become victims of exploitation or abuse.

      When a strong self-defense is called for, the Torah places the weapon of words at our disposal, with careful instructions on how to use them.

      The Chofetz Chaim explains:

      We have learned in the previous segment that if someone has wronged me, I am forbidden to tell others of his misdeed for the constructive purpose of influencing him to correct his behavior. This is because we must assume that my true intention, at least partially, is simply to derive satisfaction from having others know of the wrong which was committed. However, says the Chofetz Chaim, I would be permitted to tell others what happened if this will help to have the wrong corrected. For example, if someone steals from me, and I can influence him to return the money by speaking to his parents or rav (rabbi) and convincing them of my case, then in most instances, the Torah will allow me to pursue that course of action.

      Another example would be in the case of verbal abuse or physical harm. If someone has hurt me in such ways, and is likely to continue doing so, I can tell my story to those people who are in a position to convince the abuser to stop.

      The same would apply if I were to learn that someone is planning to harm me and I can thwart his plans by speaking to the appropriate party. The words spoken in an effort to enlist help in these situations are permissible, though they denigrate the abuser. Halachah permits them in the guise of self-defense, as a shield and not a sword

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Today 26th Av 5769 Little Mitzvos

 

Today 26th Av, 5769 – “Little Mitzvos

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You may think, how does one little Mitzvo help . . .

Our times are calling out to us to do Teshuva, but it’s too hard for us to change our lives. Even when we try, we end up reverting back to nothing, everything as was. We MUST show HaShem that we are seeing the signs and that it means something to us.

In this way, when HaShem asks what did we did, we can reply “I took this on…”

You must not consider this “Little Mitzvos” as a replacement for the Shulchan Oruch – you must continue learning Halochos via mainstream Seforim and with Shiurim.

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Halacha Tshuvos 26th Av 5769

 

Halacha – Tshuvos – 26th Av, 5769

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Is saying Ritzei unnecessarily a hefsek and you need to say birchas hamazon again? The Be’er Moshe (3:40) says that although the Mogen Avrohom (271:14) explicitly says saying Ritzei is not a hefsek, however we find that the Taz (108:12) disagrees and holds that if you say Yaaleh V’Yavoi” when you don’t need to, you must repeat Shemoneh Esrei. Nevertheless says the Be’er Moshe, by Ritzei on Motza’ei Shabbos even the Taz agrees that it is not a hefsek and you need not repeat birchas hamazon.

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Daily Reminder 26th Av 5769

 

Daily Reminder – 26th Av, 5769

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Friends Like Lavan

The night before Lavan meets up with Yaakov who ran away from Lavan’s house, Hashem warns Lavan in a dream not speak to Yaakov not good and not bad. Why shouldn’t Lavan say something nice?

There are some people that we don’t have single good word to say to them. Even if we fake a smile and say something nice, it is somehow a backhanded insult. We see by Bilam a descendant of Lavan that while his words seemed like Brachos to Bnei Yisroel, each one revealed the curse that he really had in mind.

If you can’t do it, maybe it is better if you don’t. As the old expression goes with friends like that, we don’t need enemies or better yet “Tut Mir Nisht Kein Toivis”!

“Zachor Eis Asher Asa Hashem L’Miriam BaDerech B’Tzaischem MiMitzrayim”

The Ramban and other Rishonim count, among the Mitzvos Aseh Min HaTorah, the mitzva of remembering and saying with your mouth each day what Hashem did to Miriam when she spoke about her brother Moshe. The Chofetz Chaim in Shaar Tvunah Perek 12 says that being Mikayem this mitzva can save you from the aveira of Lashon Hara. More than just saying the pasuk, says the Chofetz Chaim, one must think about the incident in order for it to have its intended effect.

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The Daily Shmiras Ainayim Chizuk 26th Av 5769

 

The Daily Shmiras Ainayim Chizuk – 26th Av, 5769


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The Zohar compares this world to a churning ocean and the body of a man to a ship in the sea. Therefore, man requires knowledge in order to guide himself on a straight course, avoiding mishap and losing his way. The ocean of life roars fearfully and continuously. The winds of challenge blow and the negative impulse rips about like a tornado with unimaginable force. All of life comprises great and endless tests, which can easily capsize the ship and sink it into the murky, nethermost depths.

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Stay Happy!

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Someone who merits to give up his desires to G-d, experiences a great joy of freedom, like Chaza”l say “Ain Ben choirin ela mi she’osek batorah” (there is no free man like he who deals in the Torah). The Torah’s ways brings true freedom to a person. All the people of the world are bound like slaves to their desires. The Tzadikim are the freest people on earth.

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Daily Writings on Kabbalah and Torah 26th Av 5769

 

Daily Writings on Kabbalah and Torah – 26th Av, 5769

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Everyone has different abilities depending on the tribe they represent. Let us all unify and work together in the battle against the Sitra Acher.

WISDOM CAN ONLY BE LOWERED TO A CERTAIN POINT – IF YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND IT READ IT OVER TWO THREE TIMES AND THINK ABOUT IT

Regarding the opinion of the Rambam that there are no demons.

–  This is ridicules, in many places the Rambam himself refers to demons.
–  All he said was that there is a certain breed of high power full demons that is no longer existent.
–  In ancient times people would worship these demons, channeling energy to them through meditation and other rituals.
–  When Idol worship slowed down many of them died out.
–  There are plenty of lower class demons still around nowadays.

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Teachings of the Sages 26th Av 5769

 

Teachings of the Sages – 26th Av, 5769

Two Tzadiks

ON DIVINE PROVIDENCE

R’ Pinchas said that even a piece of straw lying on the ground does so at G-d’s decree. Divine Providence dictates that it lies with one end facing this way and the other end facing the other way.*

*Divine Providence, in The Jewish Religion: A Companion, by Louis Jacobs (B)

By Rebbe Pinchas of Koretz

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Rabbi Nachman Sayings and Teachings 26th Av 5769

 

Rabbi Nachman’s – Sayings & Teachings – From The Essential Rabbi Nachman

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A treasury of sayings, teachings, parables and stories by the outstanding Chassidic sage, mystic and visionary, Rabbi Nachman of Breslov (1772-1810), whose message of faith, hope, courage, simplicity and joy is essential to each one of us and essential to the whole world.

Translated by Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum

The Essential Rabbi Nachman

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This elegant, easy-to-read pocket-size volume is a comprehensive treasury of the most inspirational sayings, profound teachings, parables and stories of the outstanding Chassidic sage, mystic and visionary, Rabbi Nachman of Breslov (1772-1810), whose message of faith, hope, courage, simplicity and joy is essential to each one of us and essential to the whole world.
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Even if the only thing you can say in your Hitbodedut is Ribono Shel Olam! “Master of the World!” this is also very good.

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Rabbi Nachman of Breslov
“It is a great mitzvah to be happy.”

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Azamra means “I will sing” (Psalms 146:2)

“And the way to sing the song of joy is by seeking the good in all people, especially in ourselves. Each good point is one more note in the song of life!”

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov

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On this day Limud yomi for 26th Av 5769

 

On this day – Limud yomi for 26th Av, 5769

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Limud yomi

Limud yomi

Daf yomi: Bava Metzia 113
Yerushalmi yomi: Shavuot 31
Mishna yomit: Ohalot 15:2
Halacha yomit: Orach Chaim 327:3
Tanach yomi: Esther Seder 2
Shabbat parshiot: Shoftim

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Daily Teachings of the Baal Shem Tov 26th Av 5769

 

Daily Teachings of the Baal Shem Tov – 26th Av, 5769

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Faith itself is deveykus.

(Kesser Shem Tov 310)

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Daily Torah Quote 26th Av 5769

 

Daily Torah Quote – 26th Av, 5769

Breslev Israel
 

Fortunate is he whose help is the G-d of Jacob, whose hope rests upon the Lord his G-d. He makes the heavens, the earth, the sea, and all that is in them; He keeps His promise faithfully forever.

Tehillim 146: 5-6

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Bringing Heaven Down to Earth 26th Av 5769

 

Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, 26th Av, 5769

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Who is Doing What?

By Rabbi Tzvi Freeman

Daily Dose – Today’s Meditation – Who is Doing What?

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From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Tzvi Freeman. To order Tzvi’s book, “Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, click here.

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