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Temple Time

The other day, I was listening to Shlomo Katz in the car, when he started singing the intro to a song like this: ‘On the holiest day of the year, the holiest man in the world would enter the holiest place; and he would say the holiest name.’ He…
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Doing a Pidyon Nefesh with Rav Berland Really Works

How I discovered for myself that doing a pidyon nefesh with Rav Berland (aka Eliezer ben Etia) really works. The last couple of years, I’ve been having an ‘interesting’ time, health-wise. If you’re occasionally visiting the spiritualselfhelp.org,…
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Back to the Baba Sali

God in His infinite kindness finally arranged it that after 10 years, we could afford to get a new car again. The old Getz has racked up hundreds of thousands of kilometres, and served us very well down the years, but as it’s windscreen wipers…
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Congratulations! You just brought Moshiach!

I’m writing this post for all the laydeez out there who struggle to know if they’re really doing what they should be. Yes, they spend all day doing mitzvahs for their kids and husbands – cooking, cleaning, caring, shopping, washing, cleaning…
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Slow Down

That’s the message God has been trying to give me for months already, but it’s proving easier said than done. Every time I realize I really do need to slow down a bit, some other crisis or issue erupts, or some other idea takes root in…
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What if today was your last day?

A little while back, my husband and I went into the Old City to do a bit of praying by the Wall, and to grab a bite to eat. That’s not such a big deal – we’ve been going to the Kotel pretty much most Friday nights for over a year, and…