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If you are thinking of using a masters in education to help you to get a job as a principal in a yeshiva day school or high school, you might want to look into what their standards are regarding your standing as a mechanech too.
Clever; I have been trying for years to make such a yeshiva. No money, honey.
Joseph is back
I agree with you. what do you think is the real solution?
“why are they not seeing a child that has good middos but is strugling and works hard to acheive, but still only gets an 80%”
What about the child who does not have good middos – who was brought up with bad middos – and is trying his/her best?
Adorable: You are correct if you have made the proper choice in asking that Rav.
Hacham: Rav Moshe Feinstein was known to have given different psaks to different people for essentially the same question. One of his talmidim told me that in each case there were special details that made him paskin differently. This is why he writes in his introduction that his responsa should not be used to poskin – only to help enlighten Rabbonim as to how to poskin.
My Rebbe showed me a photo of the Alter from Slabodka walking in the street with some of his best talmidim and they were wearing light grey hats.August 16, 2011 1:14 am at 1:14 am in reply to: How do you know you're in school for the right profession? #797950
Rabbeinu Bechaya tells us two standards for choosing a profession: 1. A profession that fits with our personal talents and desires, and 2. A profession that is “productive” for society. The Vilna Gaon says that Hashem gives each of us the inner feelings that help steer us toward the profession that is right for us.
keen; In the days of R Morgenstern or after?
keen observer, were you a student in oti?
Goq: To the extent that you are right – that they have it so easy – I think that it is also a disaster.
Kollel should not be a vacation for the husband while “mesiras nefesh” for the wife.
But I fear that the fault is not with the young man but rather with the yeshiva which fails to present a program of learning that resonates with the young man.
We know that every bocher/yungeleit experiences real growth at different speeds and times depending on his personal interaction with his personal challenges. If the yeshiva is truly cares about the welfare and personal growth of each individual bocher or yungeleit, then shouldn’t we see a very different kind of yeshiva? Wouldn’t the argument that we are concerned with the “klal” fall by the wayside in the interest of each “yochid”?
Perhaps we have what to cry about next week?
If you take the gematria of Coca Cola [koof vuv koof heh, koof vuv kamed heh] and subtract the gematria of caffeine [cuf feh yud nun] you will get the gematria of Seven-up [samech vais nun peh].
Love is an emotion. So, by definition, if you are merely “showing love”, you are faking it – and children see through our superficial acts.
If we want our children to love Hashem; Mitzvos; Torah – then we have to really love them – really feel it.
If we don’t, then it is our job to begin a project of improving our attitudes.
Too difficult? Don’t know how? Then we need to find the right Rebbe who can teach us properly.
What hurts about Judaism?
Perhaps for some people it is just our natural laziness and for others it is their misconceptions about Hashem and Torah?July 31, 2011 10:07 pm at 10:07 pm in reply to: What we CAN easily DO to change and improve PRACTICAL #793415
There was a man in Brooklyn who had a series of 3 minute sedorim every day. Sometimes a 3 minute seder would last for hours. His idea was that the “yetzer hora” would not bother him for a 3 minute seder; and it worked for him.