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Rabbi Kalman Packouz

Rabbi Kalman Packouz is the author and publisher of Shabbat Shalom Internet Weekly. To subscribe, go to www.shabbatshalom.org and enter your email address. Click for Rabbi Packouz's complete bio.

Vayechi 5774

Vayechi 5774

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GOOD MORNING! Last week I shared with you four Torah prophecies charting Jewish history: 1) that the Jewish people will be eternal though 2) we will ...


 Vayigash 5774

Vayigash 5774

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GOOD MORNING! Have you ever noticed that there is something unique about Jewish history? No nation has survived such persistent persecution and ...


Mikeitz 5774

Mikeitz 5774

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GOOD MORNING! Rabbi Abraham Twerski points out in his Twerski on Chumash that there is no coincidence that Chanukah occurs during the week that we ...


Vayeshev 5774

Vayeshev 5774

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GOOD MORNING! Hanukah is coming soon, Wednesday night, November 27th. It's a wonderful family holiday. After we light the candles, we sing Maoz ...


Vayishlach 5774

Vayishlach 5774

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GOOD MORNING! My friend, Sunny Goldstein, of blessed memory, was named after his grandfather. While that is not unusual, the rest of the story is. ...


Vayetzei 5774

Vayetzei 5774

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GOOD MORNING! What is true spirituality? My beloved friend, Rabbi Avraham Goldhar, who has a revolutionary approach to helping kids get better ...


Toldot 5774

Toldot 5774

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GOOD MORNING! What is the secret to happiness in marriage? My beloved friend, Dr. Ron Goldstein, has 3 tips for his fellow man that with sincerity ...


Chayei Sarah 5774

Chayei Sarah 5774

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GOOD MORNING! Many years ago I took my wife for our anniversary to the finest restaurant (at the time) in Jerusalem, The Carvery in the King Solomon ...


Vayeira 5774

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Lech Lecha 5774

Lech Lecha 5774

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GOOD MORNING! Has there ever been a time when you've met someone with a disability, felt ill at ease and did not know how to respond? Perhaps you ...


Noach 5774

Noach 5774

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Bereishit 5774

Bereishit 5774

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GOOD MORNING! How old is the world? 13.7 billion years or 6,000 years? Did Creation take place in 6 twenty-four days or were they longer? This week ...


Sukkot 5774

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Yom Kippur 5774

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Shabbat Shalom Ha'azinu

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Nitzavim-Vayelech 5773

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Ki Tavo 5773

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Ki Tetzei 5773

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Shoftim 5773

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Re'eh 5773

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Ekev 5773

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V'etchanan 5773

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Devarim 5773

Devarim 5773

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GOOD MORNING! What is the saddest day of your life? For most of us, it the day when someone close to us passes away. For the Jewish people as a ...


Matot Masay 5773

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Pinchas 5773

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Balak 5773

Balak 5773

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Chukat 5773

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Korach 5773

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Shlach 5773

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Be’halot’cha 5773

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Naso 5773

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Bamidbar 5773

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Behar-Bechukotai 5773

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Emor 5773

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Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5773

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Tazria-Metzora 5773

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Shmini 5773

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Pesach 5773

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Tzav 5773

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Vayikra 5773

Vayikra 5773

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GOOD MORNING! An elderly rabbi was walking down the street in New York. A gust of wind blew off his big black hat and it went cascading down the ...


Vayakhel-Pekudei 5773

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Ki Tisa 5773

Ki Tisa 5773

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Tetzave 5773

Tetzave 5773

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Trumah 5773

Trumah 5773

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Mishpatim 5773

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Yitro 5773

Yitro 5773

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Judging other people favorably.


Beshalach 5773

Beshalach 5773

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New year for the trees.


Bo 5773

Bo 5773

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Dreams of loving others.


Va'eira 5773

Va'eira 5773

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Who wrote the Torah?


Shmot 5773

Shmot 5773

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7 principles for trusting in God.