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Making Sense of Our Senses

Yisrael Rutman

We are used to thinking of five senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. But these aren’t the only ways in which we relate to the world around us. Scientists are studying a number of other “senses.” This week we’ll try to make sense of them all for you.

 

A Sense of Pride

Ruchama Schnaidman

Here’s a rule. When a teacher says “Finish your Navi review sheets and then I have an exciting announcement for you,” don’t jump for joy and rush to finish your sheet. Not always does the same announcement give equal excitement for a teacher and a student.

 

Zoom In

Surela

Join us for an eye-opening journey inspired by the teachings of Rav Avigdor Miller ztz”l, revered rosh yeshivah of Beis Yisrael Torah Center in Brooklyn, New York. Rav Avigdor Miller passionately taught his many talmidim to recognize and appreciate the chesed Hashem put in every facet of This World. This mitzvah has the power to transform our avodas Hashem and to change our perspective on life.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without