Torah Wisdom

Live It to Give It

July 18, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Education is not preaching – it's personal example. A child's innate sense of justice cannot stand hypocrisy and inconsistency. A parent who preaches one thing yet practices otherwise is guaranteed to obtain the opposite results. In simple English, if you live it, you can give… [Read more...]

Emuna and the Four Sons

April 13, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The account of the four sons in the Passover Haggadah is like a kaleidoscope where we see how four general types of people relate to emuna. What's more, we learn about four facets that are in each of us. As such, the Passover Seder and the story of the Exodus are as relevant today as they were… [Read more...]

Chassidic Pearls: A Taste of My Ukraine

March 28, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Sure, Jewish history in the Ukraine is bittersweet. On the bitter side, there are the murderers Khmelnitsky and Gonta. On the sweet side, there are the Baal Shem Tov, Rebbe Nachman and our grandparents. That sweetness permeates the pages of "Chassidic… [Read more...]

Megilla, 2022: Understanding the Madness

March 10, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

We are now in the birth pangs of Redemption, or Geula. Today's events are simply pieces of the Geula puzzle. Meanwhile, everything is unfolding just as the Torah, Midrash, Zohar and Gemara told us they would. This is the Megilla of today, the story of Hashem setting the stage for… [Read more...]

Just Another Animal?

February 28, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Is a human any better than an animal? Animals eat, drink, and procreate. Many do productive tasks on farms and ranches. They also are a source of recreational enjoyment to their owners. So how is a human superior? Look at the… [Read more...]

Appreciation

February 2, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Appreciation is life's most important character trait. Those who appreciate open their eyes to the world around them. They readily express gratitude, for gratitude is the fruit of appreciation. Spiritually-open eyes and expressing gratitude enable an individual to… [Read more...]

Cry Now, Laugh Tomorrow

January 30, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

There's one road whose beginning is rocky and its end is smooth. There's a second road whose beginning is smooth and the end is rocky. This fact of life that applies both to material and spiritual endeavors, as we learn in an old Chassidic… [Read more...]

Torah and The Active Brain

January 24, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Don’t let your child grow up like a mental couch potato. Teach children's minds to be active, not passive. Active brains have the ability to learn quickly and efficiently. The also have cogent powers of understanding and… [Read more...]

Royal Emissaries

December 30, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Is there a contradiction between Divine Direction and free will? If Hashem directs everything, like we learn in the first principle of emuna, where's free choice? We find our answer in a most unlikely place. The frogs come to enlighten… [Read more...]

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