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Shabbos Newsletter Yom Kippur 5778

Shabbos Newsletter Yom Kippur 5778 You can sponsor an issue of the Ahavas Shalom Newsletter—Contact Lev Seltzer for details Reminders: Mincha Friday at 13:00, 14:00 & 14:45 See Yom Kippur schedule below for detailed davening times NEW Tishrei Calendar is … Continue reading

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Reverse Motion

In the shemoneh esrei of Yom Kippur we say: זֵכֶר לִיצִיאַת מִצְרָיִם A day that is a remembrance of our exodus from Egypt. Most of us don’t put much thought into this line because in every shemoneh esrei of Shabbos … Continue reading

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תנועה הפוכה

בתפילת שמונה עשרה ביום הכיפורים אומרים “זכר ליציאת מצרים” רובנו לא שמים הרבה מחשבה במילים האלו כי בכל שמונה עשרה של שבת ויום טוב אנחנו אומרים אותם מילים על יציאת מצרים. עם זאת, האם הסיבה שאנו אומרים את הנוסח הזה … Continue reading

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The Power Of Belief

The Medrash tells us that immediately after Yom Kippur we are supposed to be in a festive mode and that we are to eat with simcha because we can be certain that the process of teshuva was successful. Obviously we … Continue reading

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The Power Of Belief

The Power Of Belief The Medrash tells us that immediately after Yom Kippur we are supposed to be in a festive mode and that we are to eat with simcha because we can be certain that the process of teshuva … Continue reading

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Empowerment by G-d is Truly Humbling

Rabbeinu Yona in Shaarei Teshuva (paragraphs 24 and 25) discusses the components necessary for teshuva (repentance): One must have hachna’a (submissiveness) and shiflus (humility), and must serve Hashem “b’tznaya” (modesty) – and then he explains this in detail. The question … Continue reading

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The Merit of Good Motivation

The Gemora (Yoma 86b) tells us that the power of teshuva does not always achieve the same results. If a person did a sin intentionally (b’mazid) and then repented out of fear of G-d, the sin is downgraded to the … Continue reading

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הכל הולך אהרי המחשבה

הגמרא במסכת יומא (פו:) מלמדת אותנו שתשובה אינה תמיד מביאה לנו את אותם תוצאות. החוטא במתכוין (במזיד) ושב מיראה תשובתו מועילה להחשיב את חטאו כמעשה שוגג. אבל, אומרת הגמרא, אותו אדם ואותו חטא, ששב מאהבה – מעשיו מעכשיו ייחשבו כזכויות. … Continue reading

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