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Forum: Yiddishkeit 03-02-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,024
Posted By WE Vaughn
Hello Milano My name is Walter and I'm a Beni...

Hello Milano
My name is Walter and I'm a Beni Noach. I think it's great that you recognise the Jewish path as meaninful and righteous. Yet, it would appear on the surface your moving a bit too...
Forum: Farbrengen 02-18-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,857
Posted By WE Vaughn
Thank-you tiferet. Your encouragement is greatly...

Thank-you tiferet. Your encouragement is greatly appreciated. I've written two other stories that can be found here at Chabadtalk. One is, "Pick-up Ten" and the other is "The Valdenski Violin and the...
Forum: Farbrengen 02-18-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,857
Posted By WE Vaughn
This occured about six years ago. I take real...

This occured about six years ago. I take real life events and add a little salt and pepper to make it pleasurable to the palate.
Walter
Forum: Farbrengen 02-14-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,857
Posted By WE Vaughn
The Power of One Mitzvah

Written By
Walter Vaughn


There once was a Medical School that attracted students from around the world. The school was built in the early 1900s and looked like an old Gothic Castle with...
Forum: Chassidus 02-11-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,734
Posted By WE Vaughn
ahav - love, to give What is love? Love...

ahav - love, to give

What is love? Love as an act of giving. The word ahav comes from the root hav - = give. The alef that precedes hav modifies the meaning as "I give." Love is...
Forum: Comments and Feedback 02-05-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,327
Posted By WE Vaughn
I thought it was a good that Chabadtalk was off...

I thought it was a good that Chabadtalk was off line for a short while. I come to better appreciate how much this site means to me as well as how much I depend upon those who post here. Is this site...
Forum: Moshiach 01-21-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,027
Posted By WE Vaughn
Perhaps he is waiting for us to un-tie him and...

Perhaps he is waiting for us to un-tie him and remove the gag from his mouth. He is not tied down by ropes but by our inability to receive and accept him. Everyone has their own conception as to who...
Forum: General 01-15-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By WE Vaughn
Hello Remy. Welcome to Chabadtalk!:smile: ...

Hello Remy.
Welcome to Chabadtalk!:smile:

Sincerely,
Walter
Forum: Yiddishkeit 01-08-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
G-d
Views: 4,037
Posted By WE Vaughn
The Name Havayah is the most sacred of all of...

The Name Havayah is the most sacred of all of God's Names. It is referred to as the "essential Name (shem ha'etzem)," representing the absolute transcendence of Divine Essence (Atzmut); the "unique...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 01-08-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
G-d
Views: 4,037
Posted By WE Vaughn
I know of some mekubalim who refer to G-d as...

I know of some mekubalim who refer to G-d as "IT." Certainly G-d has various names that reflect his essence. The "Shem Hameforash" G-d's personal name ends in the Hebrew letter hei which renders the...
Forum: General 01-04-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By WE Vaughn
The biggest distraction to avodas Hashem is the...

The biggest distraction to avodas Hashem is the dark side inheriant in all men.




The biggest distraction to avodas Hashem
Forum: General 12-24-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,543
Posted By WE Vaughn
So goes America...so goes the world. The nations...

So goes America...so goes the world. The nations are financially connected to one another. If one suffers the others follow. anakhnu yada kasuv b'ha sefer Yeshha'yahu, "ki-heenee borai shamayim...
Forum: Hashkafah 12-24-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,771
Posted By WE Vaughn
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Forum: Hashkafah 12-24-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,771
Posted By WE Vaughn
Yes, we live in a world that "want's us" to doubt...

Yes, we live in a world that "want's us" to doubt in the existance of G-d. If the world can convince you there is no G-d, then they can financialy profit by your disbelief. Many of the wrongs in the...
Forum: Torah 12-24-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,066
Posted By WE Vaughn
What is it that you wish to gain from Torah? Are...

What is it that you wish to gain from Torah? Are you looking for a perfect world where the leading characters are without fault? The Torah is all about submitting to Hashem in the midst of the...
Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 12-16-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,660
Posted By WE Vaughn
The Torah teaches us from the begining that G-d...

The Torah teaches us from the begining that G-d is one and there is no other with or besides Him. The Jewish people are reminded this throughout the Torah.

"Lo yeyeh le-ach elohim acherim al...
Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 12-15-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,660
Posted By WE Vaughn
Welcome Thundrey:smile: Here's a link...

Welcome Thundrey:smile:
Here's a link http://www.noahide.org/ that might help you along your way.
Sincerely,
Walter
Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 12-10-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,965
Posted By WE Vaughn
Well said. Thanks Meshulam

Well said.
Thanks
Meshulam
Forum: Lubavitch Derech 12-10-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,404
Posted By WE Vaughn
If the gentile has already converted he or she is...

If the gentile has already converted he or she is a "Jewish." Not a "convert" but "Jewish." I think of a "covert" as someone who is going through the conversion process. Once the process is complete...
Forum: Lubavitch Derech 12-10-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,404
Posted By WE Vaughn
How would you know if they were converts? It is,...

How would you know if they were converts? It is, in fact, forbidden to remind a Jew that he or she was once a convert.
Forum: Lubavitch Derech 12-10-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,404
Posted By WE Vaughn
http://www.chabadofbelair.org/templates/articlecco...

http://www.chabadofbelair.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/307129/jewish/Myth-vs-Facts.htm

I guess it depends where you reside. see link
Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 12-08-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,965
Posted By WE Vaughn
As a Noahide I usually go to shul once a year,...

As a Noahide I usually go to shul once a year, that being Yom Kippur.
However, Chabad sends out several mailers featuring various speakers
who give talks on many differant subjects at our local...
Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 12-05-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,965
Posted By WE Vaughn
Hello jenimac I'm a Noahide as well and have...

Hello jenimac
I'm a Noahide as well and have attended a Chabad synagogue here in St. Louis. I think you'll find them to be thoughtful, kind, and extremely friendly.
I would call in advance and talk...
Forum: Torah 12-03-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,682
Posted By WE Vaughn
One possibility, suggested by the Derashos...

One possibility, suggested by the Derashos Ra'anach (on Parashas Bo, cited in Gilyon Ha-Shas, Sanhedrin 101a), is that everyone sins but not necessarily transgressions that are bad enough to be...
Forum: Torah 12-02-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,682
Posted By WE Vaughn
Thanks Lion. I'll check it out. Kol tuv.

Thanks Lion. I'll check it out.
Kol tuv.
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