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Forum: General 05-19-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Which one is standing next to the bar? :lchaim:

Which one is standing next to the bar? :lchaim:
Forum: Torah 05-18-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
You are correct sir.

You are correct sir.
Forum: Torah 05-18-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,824
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
I believe I've seen a Rashi on the subject, first...

I believe I've seen a Rashi on the subject, first guess is regarding Miriam. Bamidbar 12:12

כמת: שהמצורע חשוב כמת, מה מת מטמא בביאה, אף מצורע מטמא בביאה:

I thought there was something...
Forum: Nissan - Iyar 05-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,260
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
This is also a fairly well known thing in Israel...

This is also a fairly well known thing in Israel as the Yom Hazichoron events and Yom Haatzmaut celebration are also pushed off when they occur on Shabbos or motzei Shabbos. I imagine that this...
Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 05-09-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,995
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
The Midrash says that when Hashem gave the Torah...

The Midrash says that when Hashem gave the Torah the whole world was quiet. The birds did not chirp, the leaves did not rustle, there was total silence. Obviously, the Jews at Har Sinai were privy...
Forum: Eretz Yisrael - Israel 05-08-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,943
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Yes. In fact, the Israeli Rabbanut regulates...

Yes. In fact, the Israeli Rabbanut regulates conversion in Israel so that (theoretically) all conversions are halachic.
Forum: Yiddishkeit 05-08-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,595
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
I was originally going to write a slightly longer...

I was originally going to write a slightly longer answer in re Yaakov and his own children. Yosef was in some respects a favorite, but Chas V'Shalom could we say that Yaakov was a bad father that...
Forum: Seasonal Minhagim 05-08-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,273
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
In an interview with Mishpacha magazine he...

In an interview with Mishpacha magazine he responded "Its a mitzva" with a smile.

Whatever the reason he does it, he doesn't publicize the custom.

In the same article, he does explain why he...
Forum: General 05-06-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,265
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Also, if you are really into the Rebbe's letters,...

Also, if you are really into the Rebbe's letters, check out "The Letter and the Spirit" or some of the other well done English translations out there. There are probably a good dozen volumes in...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 05-06-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,595
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
They don't call Jews the chosen people for...

They don't call Jews the chosen people for nothing :)
Forum: General 05-06-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,265
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
I have seen letters on both of these topics...

I have seen letters on both of these topics printed in the Igros. Parnosa and brochos for parnosa are pretty common. And advice on relationships is maybe a bit less common, but there is definitely...
Forum: General 05-02-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,305
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
I don't know if this is the first instance, but a...

I don't know if this is the first instance, but a quick search yielded Yeshayahu 63:16.
Forum: Chassidus 05-02-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
FA: The reference was more to T613's request for...

FA: The reference was more to T613's request for a specific source that discusses the "Echad" point. But the point of the Sicha will probably muddy the waters more than anything else... the idea of...
Forum: Chassidus 05-02-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,286
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
And going back to the OP's original question. ...

And going back to the OP's original question. I'm not sure your background, but I would argue that before you get into the Mittler Rebbe's sforim, you might consider learning a bit of the Rashab's...
Forum: Chassidus 05-02-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,286
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
IMHO, there are a lot of key sections in larger...

IMHO, there are a lot of key sections in larger seforim that can be learned out of order because (1) we now have other chassidus (e.g. the Rebbe's maamarim) that provide a different background than...
Forum: Chassidus 05-02-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Off the top of my head (because I was looking at...

Off the top of my head (because I was looking at it over Pesach) check out LS 11; second sicha on parshas Shmos. The Rebbe references the "1, 8, 4" vort and the general avodah of echad. There are...
Forum: Eretz Yisrael - Israel 04-29-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,956
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Correct. But that does not mean Zionism is the...

Correct. But that does not mean Zionism is the correct method for bring Moshiach. In fact, the opposite could be true. The biggest complaint the Rebbeim make against the Zionist movement is that...
Forum: Eretz Yisrael - Israel 04-29-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,956
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Hinda. You need to refine your statements a bit...

Hinda. You need to refine your statements a bit to understand why you are getting push back.

"Chabad" - If by Chabad you mean the Chabad community and the various shluchim within it, then you...
Forum: General 04-29-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,580
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Its a pretty picture without all the writing. ...

Its a pretty picture without all the writing. Maybe you should stop looking for symbols and realize that you took a picture of something more. Symbols are simply a way to represent larger ideas and...
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 04-22-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,878
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
I've looked into this a bit more. A few folks...

I've looked into this a bit more. A few folks who tend to know a lot of history have told me they never heard of the Rebbe meeting the Rashab, but I could not find it written anywhere.

Then I...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 04-22-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,338
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Not really a solution for "fast" translations,...

Not really a solution for "fast" translations, but there are a couple of really good abbreviation dictionaries available that would help your husband. Though some of the ones used in the Igros are a...
Forum: Farbrengen 04-20-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,668
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
Freiliche Pesach

Freiliche Pesach to everyone. Don't eat too many potatos and l'chaim on wine :lchaim:
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 04-17-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,231
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
I appreciate your giving Mr. Eagle some friendly...

I appreciate your giving Mr. Eagle some friendly advice, but the loshon harah about other chassidic groups is unneccesary and often incorrect. Please don't fall into the "we're better than them"...
Forum: Lubavitch Minhagim 04-17-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,090
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
See Shulchan Aruch Yorei Dea Chapter 115. It is...

See Shulchan Aruch Yorei Dea Chapter 115. It is clear in Shulchan Aruch that one should not drink "Chalav Akum."

But there are Rabbonim today, most notably Reb Moshe Feinstein in a few famous...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 04-14-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,891
Posted By MahTovChelkeinu
This logic has been suggested, but is not as neat...

This logic has been suggested, but is not as neat as you suggest.

(1) It is easy to suggest that anything bad that happens in the world is the result of the "victim's" previous wrongdoing. But...
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