How is it possible for the concept of “He went and consulted with his wife” to contradict bringing the redemption? According to Torah it is necessary for one to “consult with his wife” about worldly matters!
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The question still remains: Of all the remaining tribes and camps, why was the Camp of Dan selected for the important role of restoring the losses of the Jewish people? True, it was the second most numerous camp, but nothing happens by chance. The very fact that its members were so prolific, and thus suited for this task, indicates that the Camp of Dan also possessed a spiritual advantage over the other camps.
The curiosity of the Beis Moshiach reporter was aroused when he saw someone who did not look religious loading up his car with boxes from the Chabad center. He went inside and spoke to the shliach, Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Cohen, and asked him what it was all about. * A meeting in the shliach’s office led to the founding of a unique project that has gained renown all over Canada and is connecting people to the Merkaz Chabad l’Dovrei Ivrit (Chabad Center for Hebrew Speakers, acronym MaDA) and to the Rebbe MH”M.
Erez Navon, the only son of Mr. Yitzchak Navon, former President of Israel, recalls the special correspondence he received as a boy from the Rebbe MH”M and the tremendous influence it had upon him.
He worked alone, without helpers. He ran around all day, every day, from one chesed to another. * He spoke from the heart about the obligation to be involved in the Rebbe’s mivtzaim. * He focused on Inyanei Moshiach and Geula, not hesitating to speak about who Moshiach is, and it was all with his typical simplicity. * This is a small glimpse into the life of Rabbi Shimon Friedman a”h who was known as “Shimon HaTzaddik,” who passed away on Erev Shvii shel Pesach. His will states: Ahavas Yisroel comes before everything!
Becoming a master of the moment sounds like a simple and obvious path to spiritual enlightenment and bliss. So why haven’t we all gotten there yet? Because in order to be a master of the moment, I have to cease being a slave to the past and a servant of the future. I have to free myself of all distractions and attachments that take me away from the moment, so I can focus on the task at hand.
How do you prepare a city full of idols for Moshiach? This is the remarkable shlichus of Rabbi Shmuel Yizhar and his loyal wife, which seems to directly mimic the work of Avrohom Avinu.