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9 Tips for Being Happy With One’s Torah

9 Tips for Being Happy With One’s Torah

Jewish Thinking - The Torah-Box Team

Rabbi Aharon MiKarlin writes: "There is no explicit mitzvah to be joyful and there is no explicit sin in the Torah regarding one who is sad. However, joy can bring a man...

Anger Is the Most Serious of Defects

Anger Is the Most Serious of Defects

Sunday December 1st, 2019

"The most serious defect" is what the Ramban (Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman) writes about anger.The nature of anger brings in its wake serious mistakes. When man is dominated...

4 Methods to Overcome Shyness

4 Methods to Overcome Shyness

Sunday November 17th, 2019

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!

Monday October 28th, 2019

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...

3 Steps to Attaining Free Love

3 Steps to Attaining Free Love

Rabbanite KOLODETSKI

Rebbetzin Kolodetsky follows the path of her mother Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky, of blessed memory, caring for thousands of women spiritually, morally and physically.

Only a Former Sinner Can Become Humble

Only a Former Sinner Can Become Humble

Monday August 5th, 2019

We live in a time when even the "humblest" among us maintains a blog, a Twitter account, a website, or any other outlet to make his voice heard, express his thoughts and...

I Am Lacking Emotion and Vitality in My Judaism

I Am Lacking Emotion and Vitality in My Judaism

Tuesday July 30th, 2019

One of the necessary elements in the Divine Service is to learn to use one of the means that Hashem has put at our disposal; that of emotion/feelings. For example, how...

Being Organized Is As Valuable As a Mitzvah!

Being Organized Is As Valuable As a Mitzvah!

Sunday July 7th, 2019

Although being organized is not a mitzvah per se, tidiness and order are basic traits that help improve a person's character and refine his middot.

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