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Getting to Know Yourself and Your Potential Partner By Rena Greenberg Very often when people are dating, they have difficulty knowing what to focus on. Below is a list of suggested key questions. This list is not meant to be used on one date like an interview. The questions are there to help as conversation openers. Before asking these questions to your potential partner, be sure that you know …

This document is a response to the question (as did others as well) I asked members of this group on how to maintain a sense of being happy despite what each one of us has gone through during our marriage and divorce, and perhaps not been divorced "mentally" from the past. I found these guidelines AFTER I got divorced but since then they are a wonderful bunch of guidelines to live by. …

10 Ways To Marry The Wrong Person

I found this article on the JEWISH SINGLES NETWORK which is a free website for shidduchim. In my opinion it's some good advice for us all. 10 Ways To Marry The Wrong Person With the divorce rate over 50 percent, too many are apparently making a serious mistake in deciding who to spend the rest of their life with. To avoid becoming a "statistic," try to internalize these 10 insights. 1…

"Matza Isha Matza Tov - One who has found a Woman has found good (mishle 18)" When we study Torah, it often becomes more complicated than it appears in the beggining. The Gemarah (Berachot 8a) Expounds on this pasuk, Though it is a short discussion it uses a complicated word comparison of Pesukim in the Tana”ch. The message of the Gemara is that those who are pious understand that findin…

Two Angels of Shabat

Rabi Yossi Bar R' Yehuda says: Two angels escort a man on his way home from Synagogue on Friday night, a nice one and an evil one. When they see that the home organized for a peaceful Shabat the nice angel prays “It should be G-d's will that this should be so nice every other Shabat” and the evil angel is forced to Say Amen.

You can sell a Sefer Torah in Order to get married

The famous Pasuk in Bereshit (2-18) says “A man should not be alone”. This concept is so important that one can sell their own personal Sefer Torah that they own and may have written or commissioned for personal or Synagogue use. (Yev. 61b) There are only two reasons which permit this sale, The first is in order to be able to study Torah itself with the proceeds and the other is in order to get m…

סיפור מצחיק של שידוך לא מוצלח

אלה היו הימים לפני שחכמי הבד"ץ התירו קוקה קולה. ימים עליזים של שתיה מופרזת של פחית אדמדמה. ולא רק זה אלא שמשהוא אחר נהנה מן השתיה המתוקה והממריצה במקומי. אבל אני זה שהפסדתי קשר אם בת של צדיק! על מה אני שח? יצאתי פעם באישורים ובברכות מרבנים ושדכנים עם בת של צדיק מאיזור מאה שערים. העסק התחיל להתחמם. אבל אני מודה שהרב הצדיק היה בר שיח יותר מבתו. פעם אחת נסעה העלמה באוטובוס וראתה בן דמות שלי שותה…