Shiviti Hashem l'negdi Tamid: David HaMelech's Prescription For G-d Consciousness and Character Refinement
by Mrs. Devorah Yaffa Singer, Ma'ale Amos, Israel

Follow this personal and very practical account of one woman’s struggle with anger and how plugging into a greater awareness of Hashem’s constant and loving presence enabled her to overcome this debilitating middah.

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Rabbi Yosef Farhi, Jerusalem, Israel

Meet Rabbi Yosef Farhi!  Rabbi Farhi has a unique ability to combine his life coaching tools with "Torat chaim" life principles, making the Torah and our connection to Hashem come alive.  Read his thought provoking and impactful Torah below from last week's parshat hashavuah and it's life altering implications for how we relate to this period of mourning.

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The Elixir of Vitality
Translated by Rabbi Dovid Shteinhaus, Rosh Kollel, Ma'ale Amos, Israel

A beautiful personal account by the principal of a girl’s seminary describing her discovery of the secret to life. By tuning into the Love of Hashem her life was transformed and she experienced a renewal of vitality and simcha that she had never experienced before.

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Thanking Hashem with Rabbi Avigdor Miller

This invaluable booklet was written by Gateshead Rav Rabbi Dovid Shteinhaus in which he brilliantly compiles together the teachings of the great Rav Avigdor Miller zt”l and provides us with a practical guide to the wonderful joy of gratitude to Hashem.  

Even better, now you can order hot off the printing press the book that evolved from this kuntris called The Fragrance of Life.

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The Beginning of a Revolution

One Rabbi’s personal account of how increasing his level of gratitude to HaKadosh Baruch Hu brought him salvation and at the same time started a chain reaction momentum and revolution.

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Experiencing the Divine
A very well done english translation of R. Kalonymus Kalman Shapira's (The Piacezer Rebbe) classic work: B'nai Machshava Tova.

In this powerful kuntris, R. Shapira goes through in great detail how to gain mastery over our thinking so as to enhance our feelings of d’vekut and closeness to Hashem.

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Just One Thing is Missing
Rav Moshe Weinberger, Aish Kodesh, Woodmere, NY.

Rav Moshe Weinberger offers a very provocative and insightful critique of our Torah observance in this generation in which he describes: “Our institutions are bursting at the seams. We have a formidable array of daily and weekly publications filled with our own current events and advertisements for the latest, non-gebrokts, Pesach getaways. Many neighborhoods take pride in their “minyan factories” where a Maariv can be caught until the wee hours of the night. We have morning kollels and evening kollels and gemachs for everything under the sun. Just one thing is missing: the Soul".

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A Special Yid With a Special Heart
Rabbi Yisrael Landsman zt”l

On July 9, 2012, a request was made to Rav Chaim Kanievsky that he give a bracha to the Landsman family. The family’s request was that the husband/father of this family Rav Yisrael wake up from his coma so they could speak to him one last time. Rav Chaim’s “prophetic” answer was to respond sadly: “tell the family that they should accept the decree.” While they did not receive the bracha they had hoped for, the very next day Mrs. Landsman discovered a video of her husband that was filmed five years earlier at their family Purim Seuda. She and several of her children did not know of this video’s existence. While Rav Yisrael never did awaken from his coma (he was nifter just a few days later), he still managed to “send” his family a valuable goodbye message and an eternal life lesson. Please view this video and forward to your friends and in spreading his inspiring “motto for life”, it should be an illuy neshama for Yisrael Refoel ben Moshe HaCohen. Read more about this special man and his love of life, Emunah in Hashem, His Torah and His people.

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