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Do You Love Your Fellows Well? V’ahavta in the Days of Awe

V’ahavta…, “Love your fellow as yourself.” It is taught that this love is an instrument, a means to, “Love the Eternal your God.” This is explained in the statement, “Whoever is pleasing to man is pleasing to God.” This service of teshuva stems from goodness of heart. 📖 Luke 10:17-24 “The seventy returned with joy,

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Have You Set God Before You Always? Shiviti in the Days of Awe

Shiviti…, “I have set God (Havayeh) before me always.” Havayeh indicates the creation of the universe and creatures. Bringing all of Creation into being and sustaining it is accomplished by bridging an infinite gap – from ayin (non-being, nihilo) to yesh (being). This form of the avoda (service) of teshuva results from one’s constant awareness

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How Sincere Are You with God? Tamim in the Days of Awe

And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God; and all the people answered, “Amen, Amen,” lifting up their hands; and they bowed their heads and worshiped the LORD with their faces to the ground. The Levites, helped the people to understand the law, while the people remained in their places. And they read from the

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Halloween Shabbat and the #1 Reason Catholics, Jews and Christians Should Celebrate

Without fail, every October the battle over Halloween ensues, turning seemingly well-mannered Christian and Jewish families on edge and sending the Church into a frenzy of moral and ethical debates over Christian and pagan traditions. What must the God-fearing righteous family do to see these devils put to rest, once and for all? Answer: Throw

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WHAT’S WITH THE FLIPPIN’ PANCAKES?

It’s SHROVE TUESDAY! This day gets its name from the word “shrive” meaning “to absolve” and marks the last day before the liturgical season of Lent, which is observed by an overwhelming majority of Christians during the 40 days preceding Easter. Like the Feasts of the Old Testament, it too is a prefigure of the

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