Category: Torah

WHAT WAS THE MANNA?

Huge hat-tip to finkorswim.com to provide a very rational account of the Manna and how it tasted. Mystery solved? I have been wondering about this for a while. Follow me on this journey from a 3000 year old story to…

Why Aren’t You a Baal Teshuva?

A sweet story is always worth repeating. A young student once went to see the Lev Simcha (R’ Simcha Bunim Alter – the Gerrer Rebbe). When asked which yeshiva he attended, he replied with the name of an institution renowned for…

RABBI YITZCHAK KADURI ON SMOKING CIGARETTES

Disclaimer: this post (and these pics) came from a much earlier Facebook post by Eitan Mordechai. Rav Kaduri claims that the Angels enjoyed the smoke from his cigarettes. He also claimed that when he would smoke, all the souls that…