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April 10, 2010
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Yisrael and Miriam Leah Schwartz,
May 30, 2010 4:23 AM
WOW! Your insane!
Yisrael wrote the insane part......we have been watching some of your videos and could not stop laughing!!! What i want to know is does Ruth see these?? You made us quite hungry for shwarma even at 12:30 am! We miss you guys and hope you are doing well!!!
May 6, 2010 10:21 AM
Thanks Tzvi! It's always a pleasure to hear you speak!
April 16, 2010 1:18 PM
The Author Responds
Sagi (#5), I have the same problem! So many times I find myself mid-shwarma with greasy fingers, indigestion, and wondering where it all went. Self-control is the obvious solution – but easier said than done – so what I do is focus on the first bite. If I get more great, but at least make the first bite a good one. If you can delay that is even better, build up anticipation and get pumped for it. If nothing else works, rub a little on your face so you can think about it later.
April 15, 2010 8:29 AM
Let's go out for a shwarma!
Tzvi I confess. One of my biggest weaknesses in life is shwarma (which also happens to be my favorite rosh chodesh feast). It's simply my favorite food and thus becomes an almost impossible task for me to eat it slowly as you described in the video. Perhaps we could go out for a shwarma together sometime and you can offer me some personal guidance. BTW - I have serveral friends that are experiencing similar shwarma stipulations. Please help!!!
April 12, 2010 3:23 PM
I always enjoy what Tzvi has to say. His energy is empowering.
April 12, 2010 5:29 AM
I love shwarma. But even more, I love hearing Tzvi talk about shwarma.
April 12, 2010 12:21 AM
This guy is so intense about judaism,I love it.
Keep the flame alive.(an FFB from brooklyn)
April 11, 2010 4:11 PM
Tzvi, you are a trip!!! :)
I liked this video...:) You're on the money about the meaning in this video! I'm going to try practicing what you preach where my job is concerned. I need to find one that brings meaning to my life and makes me enjoy what I do, or figure out how I can bring something better of me to the job. Thanks Tzvi, for getting the message across!!!
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