Torah Learning with Ari

Do not fear at all

By Ari Goldwag | December 4, 2008

Many things in life can make us fearful. Whether it is the fate of our livelihood, the fate of our children, the fate of our people in Israel, or the fate of the world. When our faith is placed solely in Hashem, we need not fear. Rebbe Nachman says “כל העולם כולו גשר צר מאד…

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Those who talk…

By Ari Goldwag | December 4, 2008

A while ago I had a conversation with a certain well-known rav, who is a talmid of the mekubal Rav Moshe Shapiro. I mentioned to him a few things that strongly implied that Moshiach may be on the very near horizon, and I was curious what Rav Shapiro was saying on this matter. He told…

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Vayetze

By Ari Goldwag | December 4, 2008

The issue that we address in this week’s parsha podcast is where Leah was at in the whole con game that Lavan had in store for Yaakov’s marriage to Rochel.

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The end of the psak

By Ari Goldwag | December 3, 2008

People have asked if I have found anything further. I have received a number of emails from people who either asked themselves or sent a letter to him and his response was the same, “שקר וכזב” – absolutely false. You can see a similar story here. One final thing is that people were very quick…

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Rejoice!

By Ari Goldwag | December 1, 2008

Are you looking for a little pick me up? Rebbe Nachman says that it is a great mitzvah to always be joyous. Here’s a little song that might help. It’s part of a new podcast series I am working on, which you should be able to find on itunes already (in the section on Judaism)…

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When he's finally here

By Ari Goldwag | November 30, 2008

Guest post by Daniel I was thinking about the kinds of kiddushei Hashem that will occur when Moshiach is revealed. The first thing I thought was that there will be a great kiddush Hashem in the eyes of the Jews. We will be astonished at the massive number of Jews that come to greet Moshiach.…

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Toldos

By Ari Goldwag | November 27, 2008

This week’s parsha podcast discusses the character of Esav.

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Who is wise…

By Ari Goldwag | November 25, 2008

Sometimes you learn a lesson from the place you least expect it. I spent this past Shabbos with my family in Jerusalem. We took a bus from Ramat Beit Shemesh until the entrance of the city. From there we took a cab until our destination. As soon as we got in the cab I knew…

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Investment Advice

By Ari Goldwag | November 24, 2008

People everywhere are desperately searching for the right place to put their money. Nothing seems safe. I would like to share with you the secret investment that is one hundred percent guaranteed. A good friend of mine is involved in collecting for the Kollels of Rav Ahron Leib Shteinman, one of the great gedolei hador.…

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Rav Kanievsky's psak – part two

By Ari Goldwag | November 23, 2008

I have not had peace of mind this entire week. One of the things I hold dear in my life is the midah of Emes. I try to be true to that midah in my business dealings, in my family life and in any area where it applies. It was partly for this reason that…

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