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Surviving the War

It's a real war! Each of us battles the philosophies and cultures that deny Hashem's existence. The doubts that burrow themselves in our hearts can be overcome by Shabbat.

The Most Important Ingredient

A child who feels the light of Shabbat at home, who sits at a Seder table that had not just matzahs, wine, and delicacies, but also the true light of the Exodus from Egypt the soul of such a child receives a thorough inoculation against all the generation’s temptations. And oh, don’t they need it!

Nothing Else Matters

On Shabbat, take a hard look at the chair you're sitting on, the silver Kiddush cup in your hand, and the beautiful challot on your Shabbat table. Think about where they came from...really came from!

The Power of Shabbat

Songs sung at the Shabbat table gives us the power to stir the deepest spiritual emotions in your soul, purifying your thoughts, words and actions!

Breslever Shabbat Songs

The Breslev Chassidic movement is famous for its treasury of rich and varied melodies. Music has always held a central part in the Breslev community…

In Plane Sight

"This is your pilot speaking. There are some snow flurries tonight but we'll be landing in Boston within the hour.” She shrieked; she was supposed to be flying to Baltimore...

Beloved Shabbat

Shabbat observance is not always understood by those who are looking at it from the outside. What’s it all about? Why all the rules? Here are some answers...

The Mystical Power of Shabbat

Shabbat is the mitzvah mentioned the most times in the Torah. Our Rabbis, of blessed memory, taught that all of one’s transgressions are forgiven if he keeps Shabbat properly…

The Endless Shabbat

A spiritually-minded person understands that the acquisition of materialism and physical pleasures are not an end in themselves. They are a means to connect with God…

My Shabbat Host

What do you do when you're a guest in someone's home and the host starts up with the worst kind of slander and gossip? Do you nod in agreement, ignore, or jump out of the window?