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  • in reply to: Who Originally Sang V’Haviosim? #1517843
    MDshweks
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    Yes it’s from the first Toronto, and yes many songs there were from Yerachmiel Begun (at age 16-17), but not this one. Vahavioisim was composed by “Shlomo Zolty”.

    BTW – It seems from the Toronto recording that there’s a third high part. Part of the choir sings the first part while other sing the high, therefore people took it to mean that it isn’t a third part but just a harmony, but I belive it was just because kids cannot go so high, and those that did, did so on “falsetto” voice…

    in reply to: AFTER MOSHIACH COMES: Will people die? #893605
    MDshweks
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    However, everyone agrees that the body won’t be the one we have now, but less ‘grub’ and more spiritual. and before that Hashem will distroy this world and remake it, and give Tzadikim new bodies.

    It’s a big subject…

    in reply to: AFTER MOSHIACH COMES: Will people die? #893604
    MDshweks
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    The main machlokes is: The Ramba”m holds that the world of Neshamos is the final goal and end of Geulah process, not being in a body. But a lot of others, from the Ramba”n to Ramcha”l maintain that Tchias Hamaisim is the final stage.

    Then there are a lot of sub-machloksim that branch off from this. this takes volumes – not quite for a coffee room post.

    You can see the Sefer of Rabbi Kirzner (which I was priveledged to write from his tapes) – “Maoz Latom” Vol. 2.

    in reply to: Do you charge friends? #828331
    MDshweks
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    [I’m only a visitor here, but I learned the hard way…]

    As long as you’re asking that means you can still manage to do a certain amount for free…

    This question doesn’t have one flat answere, it’s the kind of thing you will form an answer to as you form your Parnassa. But you definately will have to have some uncomfortable conversations, which eventually will not be so uncomfortable…

    in reply to: Your Feedback: New YWN Website #992755
    MDshweks
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    mayby a little more text in each sample… you use to be able to catch what it’s about from the home pg

    and some of the text is way too small

    in reply to: Understanding The Haiti Tragedy #672915
    MDshweks
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    By the way, my wife amazingly noticed that the big “tznami” a few years ago also happened in the same Parsha, Parshas Vaeira!

    in reply to: Understanding The Haiti Tragedy #672914
    MDshweks
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    We live in a world of open flow of inforemation and coltural inter-relations, and in this country especially we are preached to respect every colture equally.

    Well, in the word of democracy it has to be that way, but in the world of truth – it’s wrong!

    If a “Yid” starts thinking that way, and beggins questioning every Torah concept saying “well, what if they would say the same to us, how would we take it?” instead of realizing that when we say it it’s the truth and when they say it it’s false – then it’s time for major Chizuk.

    Mayby a “Yid” like that should try cutting off internet and radio for a month or so, just to allow himself to re-connect with his Neshama…

    in reply to: Understanding The Haiti Tragedy #672913
    MDshweks
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    “I strongly disagree with those who quoted the Rashi in Shmos 7:3 for 3 reasons:

    A) He was talking about the wicked Egyptians and not presumably innocent people like Haitian children.”

    Poshuta Yid

    Do you believe in the bible? doesn’t it say there that “little children” died and suffered in the ‘Mabul’? and in Egypt don’t you think “little children’ suffered? why didn’t you ask the question now when you see it with your eyes and not when the Torah itself tells you about it? and why didn’t you ask the same question when Jewish children sufferes in the past?

    and who told you Haitis are so innocent?

    What you wrote after that is totally obsured: “Suppose some non-Jewish holy book said that the reason why G-d punishes Jews is to give a warning to the Christians. So if a Christian child learns about the Holocaust and asks why it happened, his teacher should tell him it was to give the Christians a warning by killing Jewish children..”

    This concept of Hashem sending us a warning this way is not some late Jewish invention. It’s openly in the Bible many times! and if the christians want to interpret it the other way arround does that mean we should stop saying the truth???

    Stop feeling on the defensive for G-d. He dosn’t need your help.

    in reply to: Understanding The Haiti Tragedy #672911
    MDshweks
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    Haiti is a world headquorters of Avoda Zara.

    Of-course it’s for us to see Hashems hand and take inventory of our responsibilities.

    It’s not for us to attempt any further understanding why exactly them or why exactly in such a messure. Hashem is great enough for us to trust that beyond the lessons on the surface there’s exact and procice judgement for evert detail.

    in reply to: Anyone Else Worried About Today’s Frum Music? #793073
    MDshweks
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    I don’t think Yidden have ever sang “Skilah, Sreifa…” “Arur”…

    Some songs sound a little goyish to the older listener only b/c of the background, but if you sing it yourself you see it has a good regesh to it. But then you have songs which the song itself is trying to bring in a goyishe sound.

    in reply to: Anyone Else Worried About Today’s Frum Music? #793069
    MDshweks
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    it is definately a problem, but first, you surely exadurated by saying the only thing Jewish is the words. Usually the tune, and some of the lead insroments are not used as in Goyishe music. Yes the beat, base and intos etc. do get downgraded.

    Music has been changing and changing, thats the natur of art. Your Sforim design and Teffilin Zekle don’t either look like it’s 100 yrs old, and neither did that one look like 100 yrs before that. There just has to be a distinctive Yiddishe taste to the tune and leads, but the background is bound to change. Music is an expresion of the soul, and so is the decore of your living room. Certen sounds are the languege tools of expression today.

    If you are talking about certen specific artists who are obviously trying to copy the sound streight from the radio, I am also very worried about that, and it is out duty to tell our children very strongly that this is not a yiddishe sound.

    in reply to: No Makeup on Wedding Day? #1135195
    MDshweks
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    The Wolf, well for that you mite rely on: 1. those that say “marriage” happens by Yichud and not by the Chupa as we know it. 2. Since she is permitted to ENTER the chupah without, and it’s one long public apearance.

    Of course, it’s preferable to wear it already by the chupa.

    in reply to: No Makeup on Wedding Day? #1135188
    MDshweks
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    Hein Hein eidei Yichud, hein hein eidei bi’ah. And even without that, there’s no clue anywhere that actual ‘intimacy’ plays any role in her being any more “married”.

    If she’s any less “married” before the next morning, why then don’t you need another ‘Eidus’- witnesses???

    in reply to: No Makeup on Wedding Day? #1135182
    MDshweks
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    Head covering after Yichud is a non question, with absolutely NO heter.

    Could any one give any explenation what’s the difference between after the Yichud and the next day???

    in reply to: No Makeup on Wedding Day? #1135169
    MDshweks
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    it’s a shame institutions spen effort and money, and worst of all – public points, about such. In the days of old, when people were more modest than we can even think of, people still wore make-up.

    And what about the Chosson, doesn’t he have a say???

    P.S. How about make sure she wears a head covering on her wedding, which is a Halacha! (and around here a lot of people don’t, which is a mistake)

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    in reply to: Altering Photos in Photoshop for Fundraising Purposes – Okay? #655026
    MDshweks
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    I heard when R’ A. Feure was young he got a call to speak at a dinner, and during the call the caller indicated they wanted him to speak only if he’ll wear a ‘Frak’. His father-in-law, R’ M. Gifter z”l, told him he shouldn’t speak for a mosad that’s not ’emes’.

    If one person happened to be seated there wearing a blue shirt it shouldn’t sound any alarm and it shouldn’t diminish the Yeshiva’s good image in any way. On the contrary, I think caring about these externals in such an extreme manner is far far worse than 10 guys wearing purpal shirts…

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