Sunday, April 30, 2017

Aneinu Project Inspire Urgent Tehillim Needed Now

Please say tehillim for Shneor Yisroel ben Rivka Sima who is a major supporter of Project Inspire and mosdos of Klal Yisroel.   May he have a refuah shleimah b'soch shaar cholei Yisroel,   Besoros tovos,   Rabbi Chaim Sampson Founding Director Project Inspire

Friday, April 28, 2017

OU HOLIDAYS From Ruin to Renewal By OU Staff

Sefirat HaOmer and the Four Days of Remembrance The period of time beginning the second night of Pesach and climaxing forty-nine full days later with the Festival of Shavuot can be called a time of “Ruin and Renewal” for the Jewish People. The period includes the following six elements, one encompassing the entire forty-nine day span of time; the others punctuation marks of shared national grief or celebration:

OU KOSHER Chametz Sheavar Alav haPesach: The Supermarket Controversy By Rabbi Yaakov Luban

An exciting aspect of Torah study is the application of the age-old principles of halachah to the modern world in which we live. Thus, as an example, there is obviously no Talmudic discussion about the propriety of walking past a motion detector on Shabbat, yet contemporary posekim (halachic decisors) have analyzed this issue and found relevant source material in the vast sea of halachic literature. By identifying fundamental principles and concepts, halachists have addressed she’eilot (questions) that run the full gamut of modern human experience.

OU HOLIDAYS Sefirat HaOmer: The Basic Meaning By OU Staff

The word “Sefirah” basically means “counting” or “the count.” What is being counted?

YU TORAH Toronto Torah: Shemini 5777

Toronto Torah for Parshat Shemini 5777 includes articles on the parshah, Rabbi Aviner's Torat Imecha, Rabbi Simcha haKohen Kook, BaHaB and more.

OU TORAH Shemini 5777 By Rabbi Shalom Rosner

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CHABAD.ORG The Miraculous Number Eight Life Lessons from Parshat Shemini By Yehoshua B. Gordon

The name of this Torah portion means eight, which is extremely special and central in Judaism. Explore the significance and the many areas where this number is expressed throughout Jewish life.


This week’s Torah reading contains both narrative history and dogmatic Jewish halacha. It relates to us the tragic story of the deaths of the two older sons of Aharon, when they apparently willfully mishandled the obligatory incense offering in the Mishkan/Tabernacle. The Torah reading also details for us the list of animals, birds and fish that may be consumed by Jews in accordance with the laws of dietary kashrut.


The State of Israel celebrates its sixty-ninth Independence Day. Those of us who were alive in 1947 when the state came into being cannot help but be amazed and impressed by our feisty little country and its achievements. Israel has never been as secure and strong as it is today. It has also, at the very same time, never been so vulnerable, demonized and beset with vicious uncompromising enemies as it is today. So again we find ourselves in the best of times and in very difficult times at one and the very same time.

OU TORAH And Aaron Was Silent By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

He was an old man and in many ways came from a very different world than I. And yet, he taught me more than anyone else ever did. One of the things he taught me was that no one suffers as much as a parent who loses a child. He delivered this lesson to me on a wintry day more than fifty years ago. He was my grandfather, my father’s father, and the family had just broken the news to him that his youngest grandchild, my baby cousin, had died. It was a sudden death, totally unexpected, and everyone was distraught. Also Grandpa took the news very hard.

OU TORAH The Light We Make By Britain's Former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The great moment has come. For seven days – beginning on the 23rd Adar – Moses had consecrated Aaron and the priests. Now, on Rosh Chodesh Nissan, the time has arrived for Aaron to begin his service, ministering to the people on behalf of God: It came to pass on the eighth day, that Moses called to Aaron and his sons, and the elders of Israel, and he said to Aaron, take a young bull for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering, without blemish, and offer them before the Lord. What is the significance of the “eighth day,” the phrase that gives our sedra its name? To understand the profound symbolism of the number eight, we have to go back to creation itself.

CHABAD.ORG Day Four of Week 3: Netzach of Tiferet 18th Day of the Omer (3 Iyar) By Simon Jacobson

Is my compassion enduring and consistent? Is it reliable or whimsical? Does it prevail among other forces in my life? Do I have the capacity to be compassionate even when I’m busy with other activities or only when it's comfortable for me? Am I ready to stand up and fight for another?

CHABAD.ORG Day Three of Week 3: Tiferet of Tiferet 17th Day of the Omer (2 Iyar) By Simon Jacobson

Examine the compassion of compassion. The expression of compassion and its intensity. True compassion is limitless. It is not an extension of your needs and defined by your limited perspective. Compassion for another is achieved by having a selfless attitude, rising above yourself and placing yourself in the other person's situation and experience. Am I prepared and able to do that? If not, why?

CHABAD.ORG Day Two of Week 3: Gevurah of Tiferet 16th Day of the Omer (1 Iyar) By Simon Jacobson

For compassion to be effective and healthy it needs to be disciplined and focused. It requires discretion both to whom you express compassion, and in the measure of the compassion itself. It is recognizing when compassion should be expressed and when it should be withheld or limited. Discipline in compassion is knowing that being truly compassionate sometimes requires withholding compassion. Because compassion is not an expression of the bestower's needs but a response to the recipient's needs. Am I more compassionate with strangers than with close ones?

CHABAD.ORG Day One of Week 3: Chesed of Tiferet 15th Day of the Omer (30 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Week three - Tiferet Tiferet - compassion - blends and harmonizes the free outpouring love of chesed with the discipline of gevurah. Tiferet possesses this power by introducing a third dimension - the dimension of truth, which is neither love or discipline and therefore can integrate the two. Truth is accessed through selflessness: rising above your ego and your predispositions, enables you to realize truth. A clear and objective picture of yours and others needs. The imbalance of love and discipline (and for that matter, any distortion) is a result of a subjective, hence limited perspective; introducing truth, by suspending personal prejudices, allows you to express your feelings (including the synthesis of chesed and gevurah) in the healthiest manner. This quality gives tiferet its name, which means beauty: it blends the differing colors of love and discipline, and this harmony makes it beautiful. For tiferet to be complete it needs the inclusion of the following seven facets: love of compassion, discipline of compassion, compassion of compassion, endurance of compassion, humility of compassion, bonding of compassion and sovereignty of compassion.

CHABAD.ORG Day Seven of Week 2: Malchut of Gevurah 14th Day of the Omer (29 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Discipline, like love, must enhance personal dignity (see week one day seven). Discipline that breaks a person will backfire. Healthy discipline should bolster self-esteem and help elicit the best in a person; cultivating his sovereignty. And that does not compromise the discipline; on the contrary it fosters and enhances it. Does my discipline cripple the human spirit; does it weaken or strengthen me and others?

CHABAD.ORG Day Six of Week 2: Yesod of Gevurah 13th Day of the Omer (28 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

For discipline to be effective it must be coupled with commitment and bonding. Both in disciplining yourself and others there has to be a sense that the discipline is important for developing a stronger bond. Not that I discipline you, but that we are doing it together for our mutual benefit.

CHABAD.ORG Day Five of Week 2: Hod of Gevurah 12th Day of the Omer (27 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

The results of discipline and might without humility are obvious. The greatest catastrophes have occurred as a result of people sitting in arrogant judgement of others. Am I arrogant in the name of justice (what I consider as just)? Do I ever think that I sit on a higher pedestal and bestow judgement on my subjects below? What about my children? Students?

CHABAD.ORG Day Four of Week 2: Netzach of Gevurah 11th Day of the Omer( 26 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Effective discipline must be enduring and tenacious. Is my discipline consistent or only when forced? Am I perceived as a weak disciplinarian?

RAV KOOK ON Shemini: Part 2 Mourning for Nadav and Avihu

After the tragic deaths of Aaron’s sons Nadav and Avihu, Moses instructed Aaron and his remaining sons not to display any public signs of mourning: “Do not let your hair grow untended, and do not rend your garments.... And as far as your brothers are concerned, the entire house of Israel will mourn the ones whom God has burned.” (Lev. 10:6) Why was Aaron not allowed to publicly mourn the death of his sons?

RAV KOOK ON Shemini Part 1: The Priestly Benediction

The Tabernacle inauguration concluded with a blessing from the High Priest: “Aaron lifted his hands towards the people and blessed them. He then descended from preparing the sin offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.” (Lev. 9:22) When Was the Blessing Recited?

Aneinu Please Daven

Tefillos need to be said this morning for a Chicagoan   Rochel Bas Zelda Baila is undergoing major surgery at least 6 hours long right now.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Aneinu Baruch Dyan Emes

Baruch Dayan HaEmes. Sadly, Miriam Chaya bas Bracha was nifteres a few hours ago. May we hear besoros tovos. --

Aneinu Please Daven

Miriam Chaya bas Bracha has taken a turn for the worse. Please take a minute and be mispalllel for her. She is a young mother who fell into a coma after childbirth and is fighting for her life. Please be mispallel.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ywn TEHILLIM – Vishnitzer Rebbe of Monsey Taken To The Hospital For ‘Scheduled Testing’

Please be Mispallel for the Vishnitzer Rebbe of Monsey, who was taken to the hospital for scheduled testing on Monday afternoon. The Rebbe has reportedly not been feeling well the past few days, and was complaining of general weakness. A source close to the Rebbe tells YWN that the rebbe was scheduled to visit the hospital in the near future to have some testing done, so his medical staff decided to have the Rebbe stay overnight in the hospital. The Rebbe, Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Hager Shlita, is the elder of the admorim today. The Rebbe, who is around 95-years-old, is known for his devotion to learning Torah: He learns around 18 hours a day and asks his Chasidim to study at least two hours every day. He has thousands of Chassidim around the globe. Please be Mispallel for Mordechai ben Margulia. (YWN World Headquarters – NYC)

Aneinu Please Daven

Please pray for Chicagoans Hadassah bot Sarah having surgery on Wednesday Morning, Bracha Rivkah bot Ettel who has a broken nose and elbow,; Gittil Faga bot Ettel who is sick in the hospital.  Thank you.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven

Please daven for Masouda Rochel bas Miriam, friend of an Aneinu member, who is having surgery to save her eyesight, this Thursday morning.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Aneinu Tefillos Needed

Skokie teen, Yisroel Yehuda ben Dena Sara, is scheduled to have a scan on Monday morning which will determine whether or not his treatment is working. This is a very crucial time for him, and he needs all of our tefillot.  Please daven for besoros tovos and a refuah shlema.

Aneinu Please Daven

Please say tehillim now for Adina Leah bas Nurit who's been having a long labor & not progressing very well.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Halakhic Morality: Essays on Ethics and Masorah is on AMAZON

Its Pirkei Avot season and this volume is a must for this time of year. In this volume’s opening essay, Rabbi Soloveitchik writes: Nowadays a basic investigation of morality and ethos would be of great importance. There is a crying need for clarification of many practical problems, both in the individual-private and in the social-ethical realms. There are too many uncertainties in which we live today, uncertainties about what we ought to do. We should try to infer from our ethical tradition certain standards that should govern our conduct. In particular, I notice confusion among rabbis as regards basic problems whose solution cannot be found in the Shulhan Arukh and must rather be inferred by way of deduction from ancient principles and axioms. He approaches this task through an in-depth examination of the beginning of Pirkei Avot, raising topics such as: the sources of ethics, power and persuasion, elitism and democracy, educational philosophy, study and action, freedom and coercion, and more. There follow essays on a variety of related themes, including charity and fellowship, law and ethics, styles of religious observance, and the centrality of humility in Jewish life. Maggid Books is honored to bring these hitherto unpublished essays to a long-awaiting public. Also available on Kindle.

Pirkei Avot - Ethics of the Fathers Memorial Edition

FEATURING: Anthology of the classics: Rashi, Rambam, Bartenura, Maharal and hundreds of other commentaries Insights from the Chasidic Masters Biographies of the Tannaim Stories and Parables Historical backgrounds Original artwork The Talmud states "One who wishes to be a chasid, should practice the words of Avot (Ethics of the Fathers)." Now, with the release of Pirkei Avot: With a New Commentary, Anthologized from the works of the Classic Commentators and the Chasidic Masters, that daunting task has become that much easier. Compiled by well-known author and translator Rabbi Yosef Marcus, and published by the Lubavitch publishing house, Kehot Publication Society, the volume gives the reader a comprehensive and fundamental understanding of Pirkie Avot. Anthologized from hundreds of commentators, classic to obscure, the commentary is crowned with the insights culled from the voluminous works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and his predecessors. Printed in elegant two-color with original artwork, and issued in a deluxe gift edition as the "Rabbi Gavriel and Rivky Holtzberg Memorial Edition" it was dedicated by Howard and Claire Glowinsky of Toronto, Canada, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah on their son Benji. The publishers hope that this volume will contribute to the appreciation of the wisdom of Ethics of the Fathers and its application to modern, daily life. Pirkei Avot season has started buy this for 40% off today.

CHABAD.ORG The Need for Passion! Life Lessons from Parshat Tzav By Yehoshua B. Gordon

The daily burnt offering in the Holy Temple is singled out with special encouragement in the Torah, and contains timely messages on commitment and passion in a Jew’s service.


This year, as is true in most years of the Jewish calendar, the Torah reading of Tzav coincides with the Shabbat preceding Pesach – Shabbat Hagadol. Since on a deep level of understanding there are really no coincidences in Torah matters, the connection between Tzav and Shabbat Hagaol should be explored and explained.


We usually think of Purim as being the Jewish holiday of the year that represents the opposites of human existence. It is also thought of as being a time of wine and whatever else accompanies the consumption of that alcoholic beverage. But surprisingly enough Pesach also fits that template of opposites and wine consumption. We are all familiar with the rabbinic law that ordains the consumption of four cups of wine (the more fainthearted amongst us use grape juice, if necessary) during the course of the Pesach seder. In that there is a striking example of the opposite attitudes that Judaism often introduces in contrast to general society. Most of the human race drinks wine in order to forget, to blot out troubles and cares and obliterate disturbing memories of the past.

OU TORAH Patience, Not Procrastination By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

I am not a big fan of the two- or three-word mottos which often appear on bumper stickers. I must confess, though, that I once succumbed to the temptation of hanging such a motto on my office door. It was long ago when I was in a work setting with several other workers. One put up a bright red sign on his door that read, “Paranoia Pays.” Another, not to be outdone, put up his two words of wisdom the next day. His sign read, “Procrastination Pays.” I was much younger then and had not yet learned to control my impulse to enter office competitions. My own sign soon graced my office door. It read, “Patience Pays.”

OU TORAH Why Civilisations Die Britain's Former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

In her recent “The Watchman’s Rattle”, subtitled ‘Thinking our way out of extinction’, Rebecca Costa delivers a fascinating account of how civilisations die. Their problems become too complex. Societies reach what she calls a cognitive threshold. They simply can’t chart a path from the present to the future.

CHABAD.ORG Day Three of Week 2: Tiferet of Gevurah 10th Day of the Omer (25 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Not just love but compassion has to drive discipline. Love comes from recognizing one's merits and positive qualities (discipline channels and directs those strengths and weeds out the negative). Compassion is unconditional love. It is love just for the sake of love, not considering the others position. Tiferet is a result of total selflessness in the eyes of G‑d. You love for no reason; you love because you are a reflection of G‑d. Does my discipline have this element of compassion?

CHABAD.ORG Day Two of Week 2: Gevurah of Gevurah 9th Day of the Omer (24 NIssan) By Simon Jacobson

Examine the discipline factor of discipline. Is my discipline disciplined or is it excessive. Do I have enough discipline in my life and in my interactions? Am I organized? Is my time used efficiently? Why do I have problems with discipline and what can I do to enhance it? Do I take time each day for personal accounting of my schedule and accomplishments? Does my discipline include the other six aspects (see here for more on these traits), without which discipline cannot be effective and healthy?

CHABAD.ORG Day One of Week 2: Chesed of Gevurah 8th Day of the Omer (23 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Week Two - Gevurah If love (chesed) is the bedrock of human expression, discipline (gevurah) is the channels through which we express love. It gives our life and love direction and focus. Take a laser beam: Its potency lies in the focus and concentration of light in one direction rather than fragmented light beams dispersed in all different directions. Gevurah - discipline and measure - concentrates and directs our efforts, our love in the proper directions. Another aspect of gevurah is - respect and awe. Healthy love requires respect for the one you love.

CHABAD.ORG Day Seven: Malchut of Chesed 7th Day of the Omer (22 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Mature love comes with - and brings - personal dignity. An intimate feeling of nobility and regality. Knowing your special place and contribution in this world. Any love that is debilitating and breaks the human spirit is no love at all. For love to be complete it must have the dimension of personal sovereignty.

CHABAD.ORG Day Six: Yesod of Chesed 6th Day of the Omer (21 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

For love to be eternal it requires bonding. A sense of togetherness which actualizes the love in a joint effort. An intimate connection, kinship and attachment, benefiting both parties. This bonding bears fruit; the fruit born out of a healthy union.

CHABAD.ORG Day Five: Hod of Chesed 5th Day of the Omer (20 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

You can often get locked in love and be unable to forgive your beloved or to bend or compromise your position. Hod introduces the aspect of humility in love; the ability to rise above yourself and forgive or give in to the one you love just for the sake of love even if you're convinced that you're right. Arrogant love is not love. Does love humble me?

CHABAD.ORG Day Four: Netzach of Chesed 4th Day of the Omer (19 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Is my love enduring? Does it withstand challenges and setbacks? Ups and downs of life. How much am I ready to fight for the love I have?

CHABAD.ORG Day Three: Tiferet of Chesed 3rd Day of the Omer (18 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

There is love and there is beautiful love. True love includes empathy and compassion which makes it a beautiful love. Love is often fostered in expectation of reciprocity. Real love is expressed even when one gets nothing in return; even when the other doesn't deserve love. Tiferet is giving also to those that have hurt you. It acknowledges the discipline of gevurah and says that, nevertheless, compassionate love calls for helping all.

CHABAD.ORG Day Two: Gevurah of Chesed 2nd Day of the Omer(17 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Healthy love must always include an element of discipline. A degree of distance and respect for the other. An assessment of the persons capacity to contain your love. Love must be tempered and directed properly. Ask a parent who in the name of love has spoiled his child; or someone who suffocates their spouse with love and doesn't allow her any space of her own. Love with discretion is necessary to avoid giving to those that don't deserve it. Is my love disciplined enough?

CHABAD.ORG Day One: Chesed of chesed 1st Day of the Omer(16 Nissan) By Simon Jacobson

Week one - Chesed Love is the single most powerful and necessary component in life. Love is the origin and foundation of all human interactions. It is both giving and receiving. It allows us to reach above and beyond ourselves. To experience another person and to allow that person to experience us. It is the tool by which we learn to experience the highest reality - G‑d. In a single word: love is transcendence.

CHABAD.ORG A Spiritual Guide to the Counting of the Omer Forty-Nine Steps to Personal Refinement By Simon Jacobson


OU TORAH Yahrtzeit Shiur for The Rav By Rabbi Menachem Genack

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

[Aneinu] Please Daven - Surgery Thursday

Please daven for Aneinu member, Esther Faiga bas Shaindel Maryam who will be having surgery tomorrow, Thursday.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven

Please daven for Yosef shlomo Rafoel Ben Sarah  tomorrow morning Young Man Critically Injured

A young man from Crown Heights spending Pesach in Guatemala suffered serious injuries after he was involved in an ATV accident. A young man from Crown Heights spending Pesach in Guatemala suffered serious injuries after he was involved in an ATV accident. The man was rushed to a hospital where he is listed in serious condition with a brain injury. Please say Tehillim for Mordechai Nissim ben Miriam.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Tefillos Needed

Please daven for a Chicagoan, Leah bas Golda who just started her chemo and needs our tefillos.

Thursday, April 13, 2017


Matzah How Matzah Works Chassidus The sefer Hachinuch says matzah is to remember the exodus but from the perspective of the soul of Torah mazah is more its very ingestion contains a mystical power to strengthen our faith(The Tzemach Tzedek)(see page 75a)


Ves Olamanu(Our Toil) Todays Nile Chssidus Egypt sought to tear the jewish people away from HASHEM.Pharaoh added a seemingly superfluous instruction every girl keep alive meaning immerse them in egyptian culture.Spiritually destroy them.Today we should not immerse our child in obsession in material pursuit like Pharaoh decree.We see from here the importance of jewish education.(see page 54b)


Es Olmainu(Our Toil) Miram Speaks Up Midrash After Amram divorced his wife Miriam said Pharoh decree on the males wont endure but yours will.So Amram remarried his wife,leading the rest of Israel to follow suit.(see page 54b)


Sheteamar yetzias Mitzriam balalos Rav Galinsky says both jews who were deserving and those who werent were redeemed from Egypt.Similarly today,we connect our pleass for redemption to the Amidah.Wether we are deserving we are still considered HASHEM children and He will save us.(see page 123)


Avadim Hayinu Rav Galinsky says Pharaoh was the opposite of Yosef.Yosef never changed but Pharaoh always changed his mind.(see pages 102-103)


Vahi Sheamda Rav Pam says I think the UN is a preparation for the geula.It will have an official record of the wickedness of the nations.Which will be used to silence them when Maschiach comes and they say they were nice to us.(see pages 86-87)


Ha lach Mania Eav Pam says a miser rational may backfire!They say there lazy not a mentch. We need to remember that in the selichos of Yom Kippur we plead with HASHEM See that there no ish act charitably with us.In other words please HASHEM see that I am not a mentch and therefore give me tzedaka.In this tefillah, we clearly state that b/c we are mot mentchen that we are in need of charity.How can we have the audacity to claim we have no obligation to give a person tzedaka b/c heis not a mentch its the opposite b/c he is not an ish he needs tzedaka.After all we plead about ourselves.(see page 41)


Vhi Sheamda Rav Zilberstein in his Chashukei Chemed Haggadah brings an amazing story about a terrorist who tried to blow up a bus not just once but twice.The batteries in his suicide belt where in backwards twice.The 3rd time the terrorist was captured in the midst of preparing the suicide belt.The only explanation is HASHEM loves us.(see pages 101-102)


Avadim Hayinu Rav Zilberstein in his Chashukei Chemed Haggadah brings the Pirkei DRebbe Eliezer who says that when Klal Yisrael left Egypt they were 600,000 minus 1.What did HASHEM do?He joined them so there numbers reached 600,000 and how did they merit this b/c of there desire for mitzvos when they left Egypt and through this a link occurred between HASHEM His Torah and Klal Yisrael.(see page 62)


Rabbi Pruzansky brings a story to demonstrate the power of davening for what you need by Vanitzak el HASHEM(We Cried Out To HASHEM) Rabbi Fishel Schacter tells his kids this story every year.Right b/4 Shabbos Hagadol Zanvil got a visit from the Poritz your behind on the rent.Zanvil wife said go to the Apta Rav and thats what he did.The Apta Rav said daven for your needs by Vanitzak and thats what he did.Then his non jewish neighbor knocked on the door he and he said the Police are after me.I am leaving my 2 sacks of gold with you and if I die there yours.He died in a fatal accident while trying to get away.Zanvil could now pay the poritz and more.So we the from here the segulah of davening for what you need by Vanitzak.(see pages 135-138)


Rabbi Pruzansky brings an amazing story where b/c the Goldmans were nice to Kenny the goi at their Seder when there son yitzy Goldman got into a car accident his legs were badly damaged.Kenny and his basketball team paid for his surgery now that's hashgaca pratis.(see pages 87-90)


Rabbi Blech makes an interesting connection Ha Lach Manania has 28 words and Yom Yerushaliem is on the 28th of Iyar.(for more see pages 25-26)


There are many beautiful essays in this haggadah and the 1st one I used as an introduction to my SederClick here for the haggadah sample where you will find the 1st essay The 5 Most Important Things About Passover.

Ywn Search Continues for Missing Swimmers in the Kinneret

large force of police and volunteers is continuing the search for three missing swimmers in the Kinneret. The search includes divers from the Zaka and police diving teams. The three missing men are Itamar Ochana, 19, from Kiryat Shmona; Nachman Itach, 21, from Betar Illit; and a 17-year-old from Netanya. They are missing since Wednesday. It appears the strong current pulled the three in separate instances while swimming in the Kinneret. Chananel, a brother of Itamar, used his Facebook page to ask the tzibur to be mispallel for his brother, Itamar ben Rachel. Police boats continued the search during the night. Ads By Artscroll: Click Here! Authorities report that marine police on Wednesday pulled out 80 swimmers who were overcome by the strong current. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Police Spokesman Unit)

Monday, April 10, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Women in Labor

Please daven for a Chicagoan, Chaya Maeira bas Yocheved Devorah, who is currently in labor. Please daven for a healthy mommy and healthy baby.

Aneinu Please Daven for Chicago Child

Please daven for a Chicago child, the granddaughter of an Aneinu member, Tzippora Yehudit bas Yonah Malka, who just had surgery and is experiencing complications.