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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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no responses. July 31, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vaeschanan- Cognitive Restructuring


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vaeschanan- Cognitive Restructuring

  “Do not covet the house of your neighbor. Do not covet the wife of your neighbor; his slave and maid servant, his ox, his donkey, […]

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no responses. July 26, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on Dating: Bashert Doesn't Mean That it Has to Be


The Shmuz on Dating: Bashert Doesn't Mean That it Has to Be

Imagine it’s Rosh Hashanah. I’m standing in shul when suddenly a loud voice booms: “RABBI!” “Yes…” I meekly respond. “I HAVE BEEN SENT FROM HEAVEN TO […]

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no responses. July 24, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Devarim- Are We Teaching Yiras Shamayim?


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Devarim- Are We Teaching Yiras Shamayim?

“For what sin was the land lost? This question was asked to the wise men and to the prophets. No one could answer until HASHEM Himself […]

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no responses. July 18, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on Marriage: I Could Have Done Better


The Shmuz on Marriage: I Could Have Done Better

After a while, most people come to the realization that their spouse isn’t perfect. A man may notice that there are women more attractive than his […]

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no responses. July 17, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Mas'ei- What Can You Do to Make HASHEM Angry?


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Mas'ei- What Can You Do to Make HASHEM Angry?

  “These are the journeys of the Children of Yisrael, who went forth from the land of Egypt according to their legions, under the hand of […]

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no responses. July 12, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on Dating: The Paper Test


The Shmuz on Dating: The Paper Test

GETTING IT ALMOST RIGHT Mark Twain used to say the difference between almost the right word and the right word is the difference between lightning and […]

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