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Yosef, reveal your light

I must preface my new song with the following introduction. It is a very delicate decision for me to place the song here, especially since I plan on using it in the very near future on a professional musical album. I ask that if you choose to encourage others to hear it, you link to…

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Banishing exile's darkness

Last week, I got a surprising phone call. I was asked if I would sing at a yeshiva’s siyum on Thursday, right after the fast of the 17th of Tamuz. As the the three weeks would have already begun, this meant that there would be no music, just my voice to lead the dancing and…

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17th of Tammuz and Moshiach's lost light

This day marks what can arguably be called the greatest tragedy of all of Jewish history. Moshe Rabbenu had been on Har Sinai for forty days and was set to come down with the original Luchos – the Torah of Moshiach! By the grace of Hashem, the Jewish people, with Moshe’s help, had succeeded in…

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More on shining God's light

Ari, please help me to synthesize your recent blog messages, if you can. You sang of how Mashiach will bestow Tzion on the humbled klal. Today you posted about shining our personal power at http://geulahperspectives.blogspot.com/2009/02/shining-gods-light.html Now, how does one combine intentional use of superb unique abilities with anivut (humility)? Great question! The answer, like a…

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Shining God's light

I’d like to share a quote which I read recently in Stephen Covey’s book, The 8th Habit. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be…

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Seeing the Light

Guest post by Daniel I’ve been learning Mishna Berura yomi. I did not expect to find mystical lessons in halacha. However, I clearly had a misunderstanding for how deep Torah truly is. With enough halacha, you start to see patterns about the nature of the world. Below is what I have discovered so far about…

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