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no responses. October 16, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Noach- Believing and Not Believing


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Noach- Believing and Not Believing

    “And Noach, his sons, and his wife came with him because of the waters of the flood.” — Bereishis 7:7   HASHEM told Noach […]

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no responses. October 2, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Sukkos- The Mitzvah to be Happy


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Sukkos- The Mitzvah to be Happy

“Because you did not serve HASHEM, your G-d, amid gladness and goodness of heart when everything was abundant.” — Devarim 28:47 The destiny of the Jews […]

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no responses. September 27, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on Dating: If It Weren't Hard Enough


The Shmuz on Dating: If It Weren't Hard Enough

What really makes the notion that a young woman is capable of choosing “Mr. Right” absurd is that it denies a fundamental reality. Hashem created men […]

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no responses. September 25, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Holidays: Yom Kippur- Yonah, Getting the Message


The Shmuz on the Holidays: Yom Kippur- Yonah, Getting the Message

“HASHEM occasioned a large male fish to swallow Yonah, and Yonah was in the fish for three days and three nights. And he prayed to HASHEM, […]

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no responses. September 4, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Ki Savo- Using Visualizations


Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Ki Savo- Using Visualizations

  “Moshe Rabbeinu told the Jewish people, “Today HASHEM has commanded you to fulfill all of the statues and laws. . .” — Devarim 26:16   […]

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no responses. August 28, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Ki Seitzei- The Greatness of Man


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Ki Seitzei- The Greatness of Man

“If a man shall commit a crime whose judgment is death, he shall be put to death, and you shall hang him on a tree.” — […]

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no responses. August 16, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on Dating- Creating Mr. Potato Head


The Shmuz on Dating- Creating Mr. Potato Head

The shadchan says in that singsong voice, “So, tell me, what are you looking for?” And out comes the laundry list. “I need someone who is […]

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no responses. August 15, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Re'eh- Life, The School of Growth


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Re'eh- Life, The School of Growth

“See I have placed in front of you today a blessing and a curse. The blessing: if you will listen to all of the mitzvahs of […]

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no responses. August 8, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Eikev- Limiting Beliefs


Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Eikev- Limiting Beliefs

    “And now Yisroel, what is HASHEM, your G-d asking of you? Merely to fear HASHEM, to go in all of His ways, to love […]

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no responses. August 2, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on Dating: The Torah System


The Shmuz on Dating: The Torah System

What is the Torah system for finding a spouse? The answer begins with the understanding that Hashem wants us to lead happy, productive lives. Hashem wants […]

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