Worrying about the Day After the Disengagement
It is already the "day after" the Disengagement, much sooner
than anyone had expected. The media will pack up and look for
the next drama that will capture the attention of the world
audience. Orange strips of cloth will continue to decorate
children's bikes. Everyone else will carry on with their
Ahavoh and Emunoh — Comparisons and Differences. And
What is the Way to Love of Him?
by Mordecai Plaut
The first part discussed the basic difference between
ahavoh and emunoh: the latter is an internal
action that does not require the object. One can believe in
something even if that thing is not present. Love, on the
other hand, is a relationship that requires the presence of
a beloved object.<
Short Advice for Bein Hazmanim from Torah Leaders
The subject of bein hazmanim needs clarification. On
the one side, there is a definite advantage to refreshing
oneself and renewing one's strength. We are witness to the
fact that the return to the study benches after a vacation
break is accompanied by renewed fervor and enthusiasm, and
constitutes a great springboard for growth in Torah.
"And He Bent His Shoulder to Bear . . . And Saw Rest
That It Was Good"
by HaRav Tzvi Drabkin
A Selection of Rulings, Comments and Pieces of Advice Heard
from the Steipler, Zt'l, on Raising and Educating Children
This a compendium of independent stories and saying of the
Steipler Gaon about chinuch. The first part, published
on parshas Mattos, observed, among other things, that
people used to be happy because they overcame adversity
simply in making a living and running a household.
In Honor of His 20th Yahrtzeit, 23 Av, 5745-5765
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