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A Ba’al Teshuvah Is Greater Than a Tzaddik

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
Rabbi Moshe Cordevero, z”l writes that God’s character is unlike that of mankind. After all, if a human being is angry with his ...

Teshuvah Brings About Closeness to God

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
If Teshuvah is motivated by love for God, then the most severe transgression is now considered a mitzvah. Teshuvah brings a person to amazin...

Teshuvah: Uprooting the Desire Equals Uprooting the Deed

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
The Ramchal (Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto), z”l explains in his work Mesillat Yesharim that the power of repentance flows from the attri...

Teshuvah: What About the Holes?

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
There is a famous story about a precious Jew who had a rebellious child who was behaving badly. His father tried to chastise and rebuke him,...

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By Rabbi Yaakov Bender Aug 05, 2022 06:11 AM

The Satan and Yom Kippur - Emor

By Editor - Sephardic.com Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
There is a very difficult Gemorah in Yoma. The Gemorah says that Eliyahu said to Rav Yehudah, &ldquo...

Teshuvah Leads to New Beginnings

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
Our teacher the Chida, zt”l (zekher tzaddik liverakhah, may the memory of the righteous be a b...

Yom Kippur: The Day of Atonement

By Jack E. Rahmey Sep 09, 2021 06:00 AM
When Yom Kippur falls on Shabbat, we don't read a particular Parasha in the Torah, because it is...