Stories

Stories
Yom Kippur Extended

When one understands the power of prayer on a day like Yom Kippur, he forgets...

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Beneath the Folds

The king's tailor show how the truth of the matter sometimes lies hidden...

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The Last Piece of Bread

A shift in perspective shows Simon Wiesenthal how far a person goes to access...

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The Boy Who Chased After The King

This story, set in the darkest times, illustrates the power of breaking free...

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Kindness That Came Back

It's hard to miss God's hand in this story about how hosting a lone solider at...

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The Elephant Rope

The story of how elephants taught one man a huge lesson in human behavior.

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From Dave to Dave: "Shabbat Shalom"

It's hard to miss God's hand in this story involving an unexpected bike route...

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New York Times Shabbos

The true story of how it was clear to the New York Times the eternatily of...

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Coming Home from Ramallah

One Friday night Shabbat dinner paired with Lecha Dodi prooved how one's Jewish...

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Shai’s Big Hit

Every person has a specific tafkid in the world. Through a game of baseball, a...

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A Hug From Dvir

A tap on the shoulder by a little boy, and some Hashgacha Pratis thrown in,...

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Nathan Strauss, Netanya and the Titanic

What does Nathan Strauss, Netanya and the Titanic all have in common? Hashgacha...

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The Menorah In The Window

Hashgacha Pratis is a major player in all of our lives. Sometimes, it takes the...

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From Texas to Lakewood

Often, in our daily routine, if we look for Hashem we will see Him clearly...

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The Mystery Soilder

A story of how someone's inspiring words of encouragement ultimately saved many...

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It's all in Your Hands...

A powerful story illustrating the power of individual choices.

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Is your Lantern Lit?

This story illustrates the importance of fundamentals and focusing on what is...

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Life Saving Tefillin

This is a story of hashgacha pratit and the importance of keeping a mitzvah....

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A Sunset Out of the Ordinary

The Rav's telling of divine forgiveness cast within nature.

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White Cloth

A story of return and how it's never too late to come home.

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The Angels of Shabbos

A beautiful memory of Shabbos in the camps shared by Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis....

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Shabbos Countenance

Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik tells of the great difference between a person's...

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Not Your Average Shabbos Candles

A sweet young girl with pure intentions kindles a different type of Shabbos...

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A Bid for Connection

A hassidic rebbe understands a poor man's pure desire for connection.

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Reb Zusha and the Power of Perception

Learn how even in the most challenging of circumstances, one can always find...

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You Give and You Get

A story of two brothers and the kedusha of giving to others.

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If We Only Knew

Rav Saadiah Gaon tells how if we only realized the extent of God's greatness,...

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The Shoemaker and the Flower

The Piaseczner Rebbe uses a Mashal to encourage teens to work on uncovering the...

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Where is Eliyahu HaNavi?

This story is about a man who is looking to have an encounter with the great...

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