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Parshas Re’eh – How to Get Rich

Following on from his first law that “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion,” Cyril Northcote Parkinson’s second law states, “Expenditures or ‘money paid’ out rises to meet income.”  In other words, no matter how much money you earn, somehow...

Parshas Eikev – The Joys of Parenting!

A child’s innate ability to wind up his parents— even from such a young age— coupled with parents’ innate tendency to be wound up by their children— despite the parents’ ostensibly mature age— are two of creation’s unsolvable mysteries.  However, from the outset,...

Parshas Vaeschanan: One Step at a Time

Ever since Yaakov’s Avinu’s twelve sons declared with unswerving faith, “Shema Yisroel: Hashem Elokeinu, Hashem Echad,”- ‘Hear, O Israel: Hashem is our G-d, Hashem is One,’ the six words of “Shema”—also featured in this week’s Parsha—became the hallmark of the Jewish...

Parshas Devarim – Not Exactly Playing to the Gallery

The Torah does not play to the gallery.  From beginning to end, it rebukes, admonishes, and reproaches the Jewish people.  Frankly, the Torah would not last two minutes as a pulpit Rabbi!  Nevertheless, the Torah seems to have gotten away with it for over three...

Parshas Matos-Masei – Beware the Art of Persuasion

As well as being the name of Jane Austen’s last completed novel, persuasion is a process aimed at changing a person’s attitude or behavior towards something.  If you have ever tried convincing your teenage son that living life in a vertical position outside his duvet...

Parshas Pinchos – War and Peace

Peace is one of those sought-after commodities that remain sought-after and rarely found.  Like many virtuous attributes, peace does not come free of charge.  It takes immense effort and determination, together with an awesome degree of selflessness, a quality that...

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