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Rabbi Menachem Tendler will use this space to periodically share words of Torah and words of inspiration

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Recent Posts

January 1, 2018

One day, an old man was having a stroll in the forest when he saw a little cat stuck in a hole. The poor animal was struggling to get out. So, he gave him his hand to get him out. But the cat scratched his hand with fear. The man pulled his hand screaming with pain. Bu...

November 18, 2017

One of the more difficult stories in Chumash, is the story of Yaakov and Eisav and the “Blessings” in this week’s Parsha. Yitzchak is about to give the blessings to Eisav. Rivkah feels that Yaakov is more deserving of the blessings, and she encourages Yaakov to disguis...

November 11, 2017

A well-to-do American Jew who had spent many years in a small town, moved to the city and was made chairman of the Ritual Committee of a large synagogue. Before the High Holidays, it was his duty to engage a cantor.

When the transaction was completed, the cantor inquire...

June 3, 2016

The Gemara Bava Metzia 73b tells of two brothers: One was Rav Seuram, the chief of police; and the other was the great Gadol Hador, the Torah leader of the Talmud, the sage Rava. Two brothers— employed in 2 different worlds- because everyone is different! The Gemara te...

December 26, 2015

In many places in the Torah, we find the prohibition of murder. First, in Bereishis 9:6 it says “shofeich dam ha’adam, ba’adam damo yishafeich” — one who spills the blood of another human being, their blood shall be spilled by man. Then in Shemos 20:13 we have the Aser...