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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

Years of Absence: Rav Ovadia Yosef and His Many Facets

Years of Absence: Rav Ovadia Yosef and His Many Facets

On the occasion of the yahrzeit (anniversary of passing) of our teacher Rav Ovadia Yosef, the Torah-Box team is happy to take you on a short journey into the fascinating...

Hillula of the Chatam Sofer!

Hillula of the Chatam Sofer!

On the occasion of the Hiloula (anniversary of passing), tonight, of our master Rabbi Moses Sofer, the Torah-Box team is delighted to offer you a very brief insight of...

Hilula of Rabbi Yitzchak Levi of Berditchev

Hilula of Rabbi Yitzchak Levi of Berditchev

On the occasion of the Hilula (anniversary of passing) of our teacher Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, the Torah-Box team is happy to present you with a brief account...

Teshuva

A Positive Approach to the New Year

A Positive Approach to the New Year

0-minute video class given by Rav Binyamin BITENSKY.

Step By Step

Step By Step

22-minute video class given by Rebbetzin Esther 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

Overcoming Differences in Orthodoxy

Overcoming Differences in Orthodoxy

16-minute video class given by Rav Pesach SIEGEL.

Can One Really Overcome the Suffering Imposed by Hashem?

Can One Really Overcome the Suffering Imposed by Hashem?

Jewish Thinking - Rav Yaakov Israel LUGASSY

Question: A well-known principle sustains that Hashem does not send trials and tribulations that are impossible to overcome. Does this principle also apply to suffering?

The Resurrection of The Dead

The Resurrection of The Dead

2-minute video class given by Rav Jonathan TAWIL.

Middot

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.

Hilchot Deot Chapter 1, Halacha 1

Hilchot Deot Chapter 1, Halacha 1

10-minute video class given by Rav Avi GROSSMAN.

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

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...

Story: On Board the Titanic

Story: On Board the Titanic

Jewish History - The Torah-Box Team

In 1910, Sam Aks, a native of Poland, emigrated to England where he married Leah Rosen. After their marriage, they lived in London for a while and then they decided to...

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?

Rav Kanievsky’s Story: “The Soul of Your Borrower Reincarnated in a Donkey”

Rav Kanievsky’s Story: “The Soul of Your Borrower...

Mussar - The Torah-Box Team

Rav Chaim Kanievsky recommends that money lenders never keep unpaid loan documents handy.

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