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Mussar

Why Is A Difficulty Called Nissayon in Hebrew?

Why Is A Difficulty Called Nissayon in Hebrew?

Mussar - Rav Yossef-'Haï ABERGEL

We have seen that trials are nothing more than a sign of G-d's love. Let us now try to develop some methods of reflection in order to measure ourselves against the...

Concrete Methods to Study Mussar

Concrete Methods to Study Mussar

Here are some concrete methods to effectively study Mussar:

An Unconscious Mother of A Newborn Wakes Up, Just As Rav Kanievsky Promised

An Unconscious Mother of A Newborn Wakes Up, Just As Rav...

An incredible miracle concerning a woman in labor who miraculously woke up after losing consciousness during childbirth was published a few months ago in the newspaper...

Our Sages

Hilula of the Chazon Ish

Hilula of the Chazon Ish

For the Yahrzeit (anniversary of passing), tonight, of our master the Chazon Ish, the Torah-Box team is delighted to offer you a very brief insight of his life journey....

Rachel Imeinu: The Embodiment of a Jewish Mother

Rachel Imeinu: The Embodiment of a Jewish Mother

There would be so much to write about Rachel Imeinu. She led a life of sacrifices, she knew how to find the truth, she embodied the power of prayer. How many times did...

The Greatness of Rachel Imeinu

The Greatness of Rachel Imeinu

Our Sages - Liora CHARTOUNI

Every figure which marked the history of the Jewish people seeks to convey a specific message, by exemplifying a particular Midda (character trait). As we are now the...

Teshuva

My Teshuva Is Creating a Problem in My Shalom Bayit

My Teshuva Is Creating a Problem in My Shalom Bayit

Teshuva - Rav Daniel SCEMAMA

Here is the transcript of a telephone conversation following a question asked by David D. (anonymous) to a Torah-Box Rabbi.

A Positive Approach to the New Year

A Positive Approach to the New Year

0-minute video class given by Rav Binyamin BITENSKY.

Torah Learning

Miracle: The Police Car Planned 5000 Years Ago

Miracle: The Police Car Planned 5000 Years Ago

Torah Learning - Rav Eliaou HASSAN

An example of diligence in the study of the Torah was given to us by a wealthy factory manager in London. Despite his high position and his many responsibilities, he...

Messianic Times

Amanda Todd's Suicide: Humanity Has Reached Rock Bottom

Amanda Todd's Suicide: Humanity Has Reached Rock Bottom

It’s something of a cliché that, following a disaster of sufficiently large scale, people of various faiths start declaring it the end of days. 9/11? The...

Torah & Science

Insects and Their "Radar Jammers"

Insects and Their "Radar Jammers"

Bats detect their prey using ultrasound. The signal hits the surrounding objects, and bounces back to the bat giving it a clear picture of its surroundings and the exact...

Fauna and Flora: Who Created These Billions of Coincidences?

Fauna and Flora: Who Created These Billions of Coincidences?

The fur of the Arctic hare is white in the winter; and its colour is therefore camouflaged with the snow. In the summer, its fur is brown, and it becomes invisible on a...

Darwin and the Carnivorous Plant

Darwin and the Carnivorous Plant

 It is said that when Darwin observed a carnivorous plant trapping flies, he was very surprised. But in truth, there is nothing surprising about that. At the end of...

Speech Laws

The Sword in the Tongue

The Sword in the Tongue

Speech Laws - Rebbetzin Esther JUNGREIS

There is a terrible ordeal from which many of our people suffer. In the Torah, such an affliction is called onas devarim – verbal abuse. While we are all familiar...

Chassidut

The Crown of the Torah

The Crown of the Torah

11-minute video class given by Rav Zave RUDMAN.

The Concept of Disagreements

The Concept of Disagreements

17-minute video class given by Rav Zave RUDMAN.

Maintaining Enthusiasm in One's Avodat Hashem

Beit Hamikdash

Jewish Thinking

The Candles of the Eshet Hayil

The Candles of the Eshet Hayil

14-minute video class given by Rav Zave RUDMAN.

Treat Your WIfe Like A Queen

Treat Your WIfe Like A Queen

1-minute video class given by Rav Jonathan TAWIL.

A Check from the Next World

A Check from the Next World

5-minute story told by Rav Shmuel GALANDAUER.

Middot

4 Methods to Overcome Shyness

4 Methods to Overcome Shyness

Shyness is a middah (character trait) which, like many other traits, must be worked on.A shy person is generally afraid of the judgment of others, has a need to conform...

The Neighbor's Mercedes: Stop Being Jealous!

The Neighbor's Mercedes: Stop Being Jealous!

If your neighbor's Mercedes or your friend's trendy iPhone is bothering you…If you feel it's unfortunate that someone else has received such a thing rather than...

I Can Respect Everyone

I Can Respect Everyone

15-minute video class given by Rav Binyamin BITENSKY.

Tzniut

Tzniut: Modesty Is Cherished by G-d

Tzniut: Modesty Is Cherished by G-d

7-minute video class given by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller.

A Jewish Woman: Enveloped Like a Sefer Torah

A Jewish Woman: Enveloped Like a Sefer Torah

Tzniut - Myriam H.

Today's society only values a woman's external appearance, thus causing her to concentrate on her exterior facade and overlook her internal value.  In the 21st...

Jewish History

Tanakh Characters - David and Michal: Modesty Versus Hashem’s Honor

Tanakh Characters - David and Michal: Modesty Versus...

Torah Learning - The Torah-Box Team

One of the most fascinating encounters in the Book of Shmuel transpires between King David and his wife Michal, daughter of King Saul.

Story: The Meal Swapped on the Plane

Story: The Meal Swapped on the Plane

Jewish History - Rav Emmanuel MIMRAN

A Rosh Yeshiva recounts the following story: I was once on the plane and I had just received my meal, and I had opened the wrapper, whereupon I had a pressing need. I...

Money & Business

Help …Forex and the Holiness of Eretz Israel!

Help …Forex and the Holiness of Eretz Israel!

Money & Business - Lea NABET

When Michael emigrated from France to Israel in 2013, it was unexpected that he would fall so low.His BTS of management in his pocket, and not tied down to anyone, he...

Time Out at Work: Do I Have to Tell My Boss?

Time Out at Work: Do I Have to Tell My Boss?

Question: I am a salesman in a store. When no client is present, I play crossword to pass time. Do I have to tell my boss?

I Took Upon Myself to Give 20% of My Money

I Took Upon Myself to Give 20% of My Money

Good evening!Here's my testimonial on the subject of Maasser. It is written that offering a tithe is a good way to become rich. Furthermore, the Mishna in Avot states...

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