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January 30, 2010
May 13, 2011 4:11 AM
Very inspring and uplifting, and very well said. Thank you!
February 6, 2010 9:31 PM
this message was delivered in the best POSSIBLE way!
February 5, 2010 2:57 AM
And that boy was me...ohwait...wrong speech
February 5, 2010 2:14 AM
Go Tzvi! Man, this guy is great. We need more Tzvi. Does he ever tour? I would love to see him speak in person and get a chance to meet him.
February 3, 2010 6:44 PM
wow... great vort
February 3, 2010 2:07 AM
words from Talmud
Lefoom (according to)
tza'ara (the effort/ pain)
agra (is the reward)
February 2, 2010 6:32 PM
answer to chaya esther
the phrase is "lefum tzarah agrah." G-d bless...
February 2, 2010 4:33 PM
I just ran the 2009 NYC Marathon and won.
I came in one of the last.
It all started with a deal that I made with a Jew who was an Ultra Marathon runner, living 450 miles away. I was in Brooklyn and he in St.Catheriines Ontario. He was thirsting for Torah (we connected through Aish.com) and I wanted to teach him. but I wanted more. So the deal was you teach me to run and I will teach you Torah.
Please read my story at
Thank you Rabbi Noah Weinberg Z"TL
February 2, 2010 12:18 PM
It means the success can only be measured by ourselves, because we know best about how much effort we make. Also it can be interpreted that we must be cautious in saying A is successful and B is unsuccessful when we do not know how much effort they had put into. How comforting and at the same time how alarming, because every second I spend will turn into success or not. Time gets suddenly crucial. If it is not talent, and if it is effort, how we manage time, how focused we are become the most important thing. Thanks a lot Rabbi Gluckin for the vivid and profound message!
February 1, 2010 3:55 AM
what was the line from the talmud again?
what are the hebrew words for " the reward is proportionate to the effort?
January 31, 2010 11:21 PM
A message communicated in a way I will remember!!! Thank you for the uplifting, humorous, and clear message!!
January 31, 2010 3:55 PM
SUCCESS!!! Your commentary made me think...and think again and again!! Thank you for this message!! :)
January 31, 2010 2:38 PM
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