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August 6, 2018 12:32 pm at 12:32 pm in reply to: Most of us have heard and used the term siyata dishmaya .סייעתה דשמיה. #1569589
It says שוב יום אחד לפני מותך repent a day before your death. As the person does not know when this day comes, he will repent every day. Every day he will climb to higher level so the yetzer hara becomes stronger, because כל הגדול מחבירו יצרו גדול ממנו, whoever is greater than his friend, his yetzer hara becomes also greater.August 6, 2018 10:53 am at 10:53 am in reply to: Most of us have heard and used the term siyata dishmaya .סייעתה דשמיה. #1569490
Help from Above is also required to understand and find the truth in our learning. The Chasam Sofer explains that the Torah has hidden treasures and through Hashem’s help they get revealed. The Hafloh says that a question comes from Heavenly help. I explained that the Jews encountered bitter water and through a bitter tree it became sweet. Comparing this to the learning of Torah, sometimes we don’t understand at all our learning making it completely bitter. We are helped to find the truth through a question, but a question itself without an answer is also bitter. When an answer is found, it becomes sweet.August 6, 2018 10:52 am at 10:52 am in reply to: Most of us have heard and used the term siyata dishmaya .סייעתה דשמיה. #1569483
Heavenly help or help from the Heavens. It says יצרו של אדם מתגבר עליו בכל יום the yetzer hara of the person strengthens itself every day ואלמלא הקב”ה עוזר לו לא יוכל לו if Hashem would not help the person, he could not fight him.
Look at Shut Yechaveh Daas 1:43 discussing the importance of saying Nachem even though some wanted to change it.August 5, 2018 8:49 pm at 8:49 pm in reply to: President Donald Trump, Oheiv Yisroel Par Excellence #1569315
Joseph – There is a tefila אתה חונן לאדם דעת.
I did not know that to be a member of CR you need to have a kedusha which a golem does not have to be counted as part of a minyan.
There is a Midrash יכול יהי’ יושב בטל ת”ל בכל מעשך אשר תעשה I would think he should sit idly by and rely on Hashem, it says all your work that you “do’. We see that to be blessed we have to do some work.
Why can’t we always edit our posts? We misspell soumething like thing which should be think above. Sometimes a word is left out.
והי’ עקב תשמעון There will be a rejoycing at the end when we will come to listen, so the Alshich Hakadosh says וידעת היום והשבת אל לבבך you might as well listen today.
They don’t want computer robots answering questions but humans. It says clearly I not a robot.
simcha613 – If we would not commemorate the holocaust at all, you would be right, but on Tisha Beav we sit on the floor and say kinus for it recognizing what Rashi says on הנגלות לנו ולבנינו עד עולם if we don’t do something about what is open, we all become responsible and the majority gets punished.
The Rambam Hilchos Taanis 1:3 says that we have a responsibility to recognize why we are fasting and not take it as an occurrence because if do, Hashem will also make things occur. Commemorating the holocaust on Tisha Beav makes us thing to realize why it happened and what we can do to improve ourselves.
Look at the Aberbanel for the explanation of Achashverus making the party showing his wealth for 180 days thereby arguing that he is an absolute monarch, the monarchy’s wealth belongs to him and he has full control over his wife.
I think white is a sign purity like it says אם יהי’ חטאיכם כשנים כשלג ילבינו if your sin will be seen red, I will make them white.August 1, 2018 3:25 pm at 3:25 pm in reply to: Different Circles Of Yidden Can Experience Great Unity – Achdus #1568054
What was the meeting about?July 30, 2018 7:14 pm at 7:14 pm in reply to: If you vote Democrat you should just move to Mexico #1567129
Joseph, I don’t know what you are saying. Democrats did not deport criminals or they did not deport criminals with their children but deported them without them?July 30, 2018 3:33 pm at 3:33 pm in reply to: If you vote Democrat you should just move to Mexico #1566983
Criminals are returned with the children.July 30, 2018 12:04 pm at 12:04 pm in reply to: If you vote Democrat you should just move to Mexico #1566956
Democrats don’t separate families. They only keep out the criminals.July 30, 2018 11:11 am at 11:11 am in reply to: The Badeken — The origins and meaning behind the Minhag #1566936
I don’t understand the Taamei Haminhogim so I will speculate. It says in Rus 3:9 ופרשת כנפך על אמתך and you should cover your maiden with a talis.
This is was a sign of marriage since married women covered their hair. In
Frankfurt, they cover the groom and bride together in a talis. There is a connection for this in the Torah where the making of ztitzis is followed by the pasuk of marriage.
We had before President Reagan the SETA program for job training which was eliminated by him. I was educated in computer programming through this means. This was very economical because people gained skills making them more valuable and thereby where able to pay it back in taxes. He only looked at instant gratification. We should bring this kind of program back.
Meno – A rich person with his consumption does not create a multiplying effect. He buys a yacht or saves it. A poor person spends the money where his consumption generates more investment requiring hiring workers and thereby the multiplying effect takes hold.
Economy = Consumption + Investment + Government Spending
Let us remember the important lesson from this holiday. The girls would go out to greet the boys in borrowed white clothing. Even those who posessed their own, borrowed in order not to ashame those who did not have.
Let us keep in mind that we must go out our way not to embaress another person. It says ואהבת לרעך כמוך, love your fellow human being just like yourself. They also have a heilige neshama just like you being just as good as you are.
simcha613 – Our chazal sometimes said towards the non-orthodox הבדלו that we should separate ourselves in order not to be influenced by them. There is not sinas chinom because we show openly our disapproval of their views. Sinas chinom is when we keep our hatred bottled up in our heart and act towards them as friends.
It’s more than a beis avel since we are all aveilim. Some say tiskabel in a beis avel but not on tisha b’ov.
RebYidd23 – You seem to know everything, so what is your solution?
The city of Seattle, Washington has a $14.00 minimum wage now. It will increase to $15.00 next January.
Hungarian Proverb: Whoever has butter on his head should not go under the sun. Whoever is guilty should avoid being caught.
Minimum wage does make economic sense. If people have more money, demand increases and they can pay higher prices. This is a chicken and egg question, will they be willing to invest and pay higher wages to generate demand and charge higher prices?
We consider מאביד עצמו לדעת suicide as lack of emunah and is burried separately. I think it means what generally can be tolerated.
There was a question to the Debretziner Rav, Rav Moshe Stern ztzl are you allowed to take the newspaper The Forverts written with hebrew letters in yiddish to the bathroom? He answered the question is are you allowed to remove it?
Dr. E – Can you were on Shabbos an electric massager suit?
The chitzoniyos reflects the penimoyus which reflects the yeshiva.
I mentioned the Chasam Sofer before that riding in a car violates the mitzva of shabosan as riding in a steam boat.
The halacha is that matzoh that is biblical we consider the Tzlach’s view and eat on the first day of Pesach two kezaisim.
There are two measurements, eggs or fingers.
Finger measurement turned out to be greater than the egg measurement.
Tzlach in Pesochim 115 says the eggs diminished in size.
His talmid Rabbi Elozor Flekles says his Rebbe had big fingers.
Rabbi Chaim Noeh must accept the talmid’s view.
Someone once complained to Hashem that he never wins the lottery, so He said to him, did you ever buy a lottery ticket?July 25, 2018 12:40 pm at 12:40 pm in reply to: The failures of lottery winners don’t mean that winning the lottery is bad. #1564335
Someone once complained to Hashem that he never wins the lottery, so He said to him, did you ever buy a lottery ticket?
Moshe Rabbeinu asked to enter Eretz Yisroel even though their was an oath on it to show how sweet and desirous he considers Eretz Yisroel to be able to do mitzvos.
פנו לכם צפונה teaches the Klei Yakar that in galus we should act hiddenly among the umas haalom not to build fancy houses and anger them through their jelousy. Also not to forget that we are galus and forget that we are strangers in a strange land.
My post 1537179 about Jehoshia comes from the sefer Peninim Yekorim in Parshas Shelach on the pasuk.
The gedolim attribute the holocaust to Tisha B’av. If we were not exiled from our land, there would not have been a holocaust.
The reason we need hishtadlus is that the barocho of parnosoh can not apply to nothing.
It is known the famous Rambam in Hilchas Talmud Torah 3:10 כל המשים על עצמו about sitting and learning and relying on support.
ChadGadya, I did not say don’t eat meat. I said don’t eat beef which is hard to digest.
It depends what you eat. It is more important to watch what you eat before and after to minimize the symptoms.
Don’t eat any beef not before or after a fast. Don’t eat any fish before which will make you thirsty. For Tisha B’av we make a layered with eggs potato dish.July 24, 2018 4:47 pm at 4:47 pm in reply to: Does the name “Lashon haKodesh” imply that it is the only holy language? #1563909
The number 2658 is not the significance but the fact they both add up to the same gematria which reveals to you how to calculate the molad. What are the chances of that? It is a hint that our calculation is correct.July 24, 2018 4:24 pm at 4:24 pm in reply to: Does the name “Lashon haKodesh” imply that it is the only holy language? #1563896
Thank you apushata yid, which you are not, for pointing out the Ramban Shmos 30:13 quoting the Rambam which I heard about but never saw inside.July 24, 2018 3:35 pm at 3:35 pm in reply to: Does the name “Lashon haKodesh” imply that it is the only holy language? #1563883
About mixing aramaic with lashon hakodesh see Rabbenu Bechaya in
Devorim 33:25 דבאך.July 24, 2018 3:35 pm at 3:35 pm in reply to: Does the name “Lashon haKodesh” imply that it is the only holy language? #1563886
Look at Yosef when he said כי פי המדבר אליכם in lashon hakodesh where even Pharaoh could not speak.