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Are We Too Focused on Doing Mitzvos?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:48:40 +0000

I was talking to a few people this week about a scenario where a person can put on tallis and tefillin, daven three times that day with a minyan, do all the required mitzvos, say at least 100 brochos, and

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Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Schwartz, Z”l

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:05:35 +0000

Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Schwartz, Z”l Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Schwartz, z”l, mechanech, writer, and former Mara d’Asra of Congregation Sfard of Flatbush, was niftar on 22 Shevat. He was 60 years old, and had been suffering from a serious illness for

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Rabbi Dovid Schwartz, ztz”l

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:15:43 +0000

Baruch Dayan Emes, Rabbi Dovid Schwartz was niftar this morning. The levaya will take place this morning, February 7th at 11am at Shomrei Hachomos, 4218 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn NY. Kevura will follow at Mount Sinai Cemetery in Lakewood. You

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BTs and Their Stories – A Remarkable Example

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 21:40:11 +0000

Many BTs are faced with the dilemma of telling their “story” at some point in their lives. In 2006, Beyond BT Contributor, Shoshana, and a number of commentors provided their perspective in the post name “Telling My Story”. Beyond BT

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If you Really Want Unity, Stop Sleeping!

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:28:51 +0000

Yisro-An installment in the series of adaptations From the Waters of the Shiloah: Plumbing the Depths of the Izhbitzer School For series introduction CLICK By Rabbi Dovid Schwartz … and Israel camped there opposite the mountain -Shemos 19:2  וַיִחַן[the singular

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Tu Bishvat – Eat some fruit! Enjoy life!

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 21:00:18 +0000

Some call it Israeli Arbor Day. Others think of it as Jewish Environmentalism Day. Mystics make a symbolic holy meal called a seder at night. Others plant a tree in Israel. Its true name is Tu Bishvat, Hebrew for the

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Denying G-d and Denying Humanity

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:15:23 +0000

Beshalach-An installment in the series of adaptations From the Waters of the Shiloah: Plumbing the Depths of the Izhbitzer School  This weeks From the Waters of the Shiloah is dedicated in memory of Gitel Leah A.H. bas Menachem Mendel HY”D;

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Hishtadlus and Parshas HaMon

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:20:02 +0000

We are taught that although Hashem runs the world we have to do our Hishtadlus (our own efforts). What that is in any situation differs for each person and is dependent on a person’s bitachon (trust) and his or her

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The Most Famous Ramban in Chumash – The End of Parshas Bo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:35:58 +0000

The Ramban at the end of Bo is a classic work on Jewish philosophy and probably the most quoted Ramban in Chumash. It’s well worth seeing inside. Art Scroll has published the Ramban on Torah, so if you won’t (or

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Rabbi Dovid Schwartz Needs Your Tefillos

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:15:55 +0000

Rabbi Dovid Schwartz, a good friend to many of us and a Beyond BT contributor is in very critical condition. The name Raphael has been added. Please increase your Tfillos and learning for the merit of Raphael Yitzchak Dovid Ben

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The Natural, the Supernatural and the Counter-natural

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:30:34 +0000

VaEra-An installment in the series From the Waters of the Shiloah: Plumbing the Depths of the Izhbitzer School For series introduction CLICK By Rabbi Dovid Schwartz Therefore say to the Bnei Yisrael-chidren of Israel, “I am HaShem. I will extricate

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Searching for God in the Garbage

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:41:03 +0000

Beyond BT contributor, Bracha Goetz, has written an extremely candid memoir, Searching for God in the Garbage, detailing how she became an observant Jew and overcame anorexia. It is told through actual diary entries and letters, spanning through the 60’s,

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One Nation, Indivisible

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:20:34 +0000

Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier Parshas Shemos And he said, “Who placed you as a judge and ruler above us. Will you say to kill us as you killed the Egyptian.” And Moshe feared, and he said, “Now the matter is

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Shovavim – Repairing Our Thoughts

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:53:03 +0000

Rav Itamar Shwarz, the author of the Bilvavi Mishkan Evneh Introduction To “Shovavim” The holy sefarim[1] describe the days of “Shovavim” (Parshas Shemos through Parshas Mishpatim) as days of teshuvah (repentance), based on the possuk, “Return, wayward sons”, and that

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Finding Hashem in the Darkness

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:30:56 +0000

A Jewish king’s task is to personify G-d’s majesty in this world. I would like to suggest that through the rulership of Yosef and Moshe, Hashem’s glory was manifested on two different levels. Yosef was the embodiment of the divine

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