Category Archives: Reward and Punishment

What goes around comes around

A nugget from Zeev Wolf of Zhitomir, Or haMeir, Behaalotecha If you see people spreading lies about you, know for sure they are only giving you back your own, and that you have brought this upon yourself because you could … Continue reading

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Losing Our Shirts

From Menahem Mendel of Kotzk, from Ohel Torah, Parshat Mattot. There is no one holy like God; there is no one biltecha, besides You. I Samuel 2:2 In the Talmud it is written that Rabbi Yehuda bar Menasya said, “Don’t … Continue reading

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Getting what you’re not looking for

A teaching of Simcha Bunam of Peshischa, from Kol Simcha, Parshat Pinhas. The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: ‘Pinhas the son of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest has turned My anger away from the children of Israel by … Continue reading

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