Although leaving the exile and entering the redemption can only be according to G-d’s directive, nevertheless, when G-d sees Jews yearning for the redemption to come immediately – “we want Moshiach now!” – this itself quickens the commandment to be issued forth from G-d to “leave the ark,” to leave the exile for the true and complete redemption.
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Following the histalkus of the Rebbe Rayatz on Yud Shvat 5710, the Rebbe MH”M proclaimed that the Rebbe Rayatz remains alive as before. This approach is immediately apparent in the Rebbe’s sichos of that year, where the Rebbe underscores this point repeatedly. The following are source materials that appear in Rabbi Majeski’s compilation Likkutei M’koros.
If I find a balance between materialistic needs and spiritual pursuits, and seek to infuse my materialism with meaning while giving my spirituality practical earthly expression, then I am in harmony with my material and spiritual self, and am on the path to living a truly beautiful life.
It’s always the right-wing that has to make concessions for the sake of peace. They’re the ones who have to pay the price and divest themselves of their most valuable assets to preserve unity, while the leftists are never prepared to concede anything for peace. The question was asked once: What would happen if the Arabs would demand Ramat Aviv in exchange for peace? Would this pack of bleeding hearts be willing to leave their homes for the cause of “the new Middle East”?
R’ Zalman joins the committee of askanim who organized the exodus from Russia. Even after he left, he continued to help with mesirus nefesh. * From the life of R’ Yehoshua Shneur Zalman Serebryanski a”h.
Why would Noach feel that the original charge given to Adam would no longer be in effect now that he had to start all over again? Wouldn’t it have been obvious to him that he should encourage repopulating the earth?
What should be left behind on the way to one’s wedding? * Adjusting expectations. * Who needs to enter the “taivos” of Torah and t’filla? * Marriage versus dictatorship. * How to handle disagreements. * Lessons from the parsha.
That was the moment that broke me. I lay down on a slab of rock and thought: this might be where I will end my life in this world… * Ron Moyal credits his rescue to a Chassidishe farbrengen that took place in his parents’ home at the precise time that he had given up hope.
Beis Moshiach spoke with R’ Dovid Leib Chein’s wife Rivka and his son Meir Simcha, who told about his remarkable life. * A Chassid who lived among us, whose life was one of outstanding mesirus nefesh. * Presented for his yahrtzait, 10 Cheshvan.