Thursday, January 29, 2009

4 More Mitzvos

The 4 remaining Mitzvos of the 20 this week are :

* To Redeem every Firstborn son.
* To tell the story of how we became Hashems firstborn on Pesach nite.

* To redeem firstborn donkeys also.

* If not , to break its neck.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

6 of the 20 are on Avoiding Chometz & Eating Matza

*Remove all Chometz

* Eat Matza

* Avoid all Chometz

* Even a mixture

* No eating Chometz

* Not even to see it around.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

10 lessons for Dealing with a Recession

10 lessons for Dealing with a Recession

1. Thank Hashem that you are alive. You may not have some minor luxuries, but being alive is the greatest WEALTH.

2. Take care of your health by eating right, getting enough sleep, & exercising as necessary. Remember the Moshol of the rose on the table.

3. Diversify your investments.

4. Remember the 4 steps:

a) Learn from others

b) Enjoy discipline

c) Rejoice with your assets

c) Honor all people

5. Save more, spend less - Avoid buying things you can't afford & don't need anyhow.

6. Practice laughing more - it can be a thrill to plan your future all over again. Consider - What would I really enjoy doing?

7. To think & look ahead is the key to Wisdom. It is also the key to avoid buying on credit. The Torah teaches this through the event of Yosef preparing ahead in the years of plenty for the years of little.

8. See Mishlei 10:4. & then 10:22.

9. Small steps make a huge difference.

10. The first step to finding a good job is to greet everyone you meet.

Monday, January 26, 2009

9 of the 20 deal with the Korban Pesach

* To slaughter it
* Eat of it.

* Roasted
* Not to leave over
* A non religious jew may not eat from it.
* A non Jew may not eat.
* The group has to eat in one location.
* Without breaking any bones.
* One who is uncircumcised may not eat.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

20 of the 613 Mitzvos

Are in Parshas Bo.

1- To set the Jewish Calender beginning with Nissan because that is when we were set free to serve Hashem !

2 - Slaughter a Korban Pesach on erev Pesach in the afternoon.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.