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Forum: General 04-24-2013, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Zvi
thank you, that is very helpful

thank you, that is very helpful
Forum: General 03-28-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,474
Posted By Zvi
Being a Baal Teshuva but avoiding being judgemental

I find that as I become more religious I also am becoming more judgemental of those I come in contact with who are non-observant.
This is especially true when I meet "Reform" and "Conservative"...
Forum: Eretz Yisrael - Israel 03-28-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35,703
Posted By Zvi
Did the Rebbe advocate a Halachic State ?

Does anyone know if the Rebbe advocated that the current state of Israel become a halachic state ?

Thank you in advance
Forum: General 01-15-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,593
Posted By Zvi
Did some research and here is an answer for anyone interested

If anyone is interested I found an answer to my own question.

If anyone is interested in helping to counter the groups which promote a boycott of Israeli products, check out this site, and promote...
Forum: General 12-27-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,593
Posted By Zvi
Career related: How can one work to counter the boycott divest sanctions movement ?

You may have heard of the BDS movement, it stands for Boycott Divest Sanctions (to impose these on Israel). You can look it up on the web so I won't go into an explanation of it, and the name itself...
Forum: Hashkafah 10-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,094
Posted By Zvi
Chasidus and Past Life Regression - Reincarnation - Brian Weiss etc

About 10 years ago I was in marriage counselling, and the counsellor had a book by a past life regression therapist, Brian Weiss, on his book shelf. Although I didn't participate in it he told me...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-27-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,021
Posted By Zvi
Thank you for the reply, that is inspiring and...

Thank you for the reply, that is inspiring and gives me a direction in trying to figure out how I can support Chabad's efforts.
Forum: Hashkafah 06-27-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,395
Posted By Zvi
Thank you for the replies. That is an...

Thank you for the replies.

That is an interesting point that he never spoke about politics which didn't involve Eretz Yisrael.

Its also interesting in that politics involving the United...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-22-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,187
Posted By Zvi
Thank you, I've learned a great deal from your...

Thank you, I've learned a great deal from your posts
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-22-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,021
Posted By Zvi
What comes after being me'kareved ?

I really admire Chabad. I was raised inactive "Conserva-form" (between Conservative and Reform. Those movements had no spirituality and I eventually found Chabad. I've increased my observance and...
Forum: Hashkafah 06-21-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,068
Posted By Zvi
Thank you for the replies

Thank you for the replies
Forum: Hashkafah 06-21-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,395
Posted By Zvi
Did the rebbe take a position on the Vietnam War ?

The rebbe spoke on so many topics relevant to American Jews during the time he led Chabad starting in 1950. The Vietnam War affected many Jews, both those who served in Vietnam and those who...
Forum: Shidduchim & Marriage 06-21-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,166
Posted By Zvi
Domo Arigato, gracias, shukran, and merci. ...

Domo Arigato, gracias, shukran, and merci.

The ability to translate a body of Hebrew text, is not as common among Baal Teshuva's as among FFB. So perhaps you're posting only for FFB. Its hard to...
Forum: Shidduchim & Marriage 06-21-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,166
Posted By Zvi
Great post lol Still, I think the practice...

Great post lol

Still, I think the practice of examining the portion of a person's background that they have absolutely no control over, such as the observance level of their parents, is horrible...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 06-21-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,200
Posted By Zvi
Why is there no "inreach" to FFB leaving Orthodox Judaism ?

Outreach to the non observant is fantastic and much needed.

But I seem to meet many people who were raised Orthodox, FFB, who drop it as adults. They really aren't all gay, mentally disturbed...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 06-21-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,583
Posted By Zvi
Why is there no "inreach" to FFB leaving Orthodox Judaism ?

All efforts seem to be focused on "outreach", kiruv, which is fantastic and much needed.

But I seem to meet many people who were raised Orthodox and leave it as adults. Why is there no outreach...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-21-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,137
Posted By Zvi
Look at the families of the leaders of these movements

An interesting fact is that the children of the leadership of Reform and Conservative often become Baal Teshuva.

One example is the daughter of Eric Yafee, former president of Reform.

The...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-21-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,137
Posted By Zvi
Your point number 6 is off topic and honestly ...

Your point number 6 is off topic and honestly "relatives of shoa victims" who have owned dogs would not be hurt at all by kadish being said for a dog, and in fact would find your statement here to...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-21-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,137
Posted By Zvi
They actually do work to undermine authentic...

They actually do work to undermine authentic Judaism, many conservative and reform synagogues which are located near large orthodox populations host groups for people who are FFB and considering...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-21-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,137
Posted By Zvi
Theres a joke with alot of basis in fact; ...

Theres a joke with alot of basis in fact;

In an Orthodox synagogue the rabbi's wife is pregnant
In a conservative synagogue the rabbi is pregnant
In a reform synagogue the rabbi and her...
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 06-21-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,137
Posted By Zvi
- Theres a temple in Manhattan that switched from...

- Theres a temple in Manhattan that switched from Reform to Conservative merely because the dues were lower, as for theology it was all the same to them.
- At this same temple about a month ago, 2...
Forum: General 06-20-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,298
Posted By Zvi
Hi, I live in Jersey City and have been...

Hi,

I live in Jersey City and have been involved with Chabad of Hoboken for 4 years. They certainly do exist and are active.

Hoboken and Jersey City are much cheaper than NYC. Jersey City is...
Forum: General 06-20-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,586
Posted By Zvi
How can I get involved ?

How can someone who came to Chabad years ago, and has attended shul, even participated in support roles in menorah lightings and similar events, get involved in a lay leadership role in Chabad ?
...
Forum: Current 06-20-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,299
Posted By Zvi
That makes sense, well except for why dessert...

That makes sense, well except for why dessert needs to come from a bakery, I mean why not serve fruit instead of fattening up one's family and guests lol ?

We need bakeries, ok, but we don't need...
Forum: Eretz Yisrael - Israel 05-17-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,592
Posted By Zvi
Ok, so thats the one state solution, and the...

Ok, so thats the one state solution, and the Rebbe envisioned that as being the best route, ok. but there must be more to it. Because what keeping all of the land means is that the people living in...
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