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Chukat(Numbers 19:1-22:1)

Taste of a Mitzvah

Rabbi Shraga Simmons shares an inspiring insight from the weekly Torah portion.

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July 9, 2003

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Visitor Comments: 4

(4) Anonymous, June 25, 2014 10:57 AM


This is great! Thank you so much for posting this!

(3) Miss Manna, June 21, 2007 4:13 PM

some have seeds and some have pits,

Ever wonder why some fruits and vegetables have seeds, and others have pits, and some have none at all? Like Mitzvots, some may be hard to understand or may not make sence to us sometimes, but in the end, its all good for us! We dont have to understand why a banana has not seeds or pits, we just need to know that God made this for us and that it is benificial and good for us. But also thinking about our creator how he made things and wanting to know more about him is a good thing and im sure if we ponder and meditate or think about the wright kind of stuff, the good things, he'll shows us, if we really want to know,and if he thinks we need to know, he will show us!
Thank you i very much enjoy all the "spirituall Food" aish provides for me at least once a day I tune in to Aish and as many times a day to God!!!!

(2) Miss Manna, June 20, 2007 11:19 AM

very wise words...

Lots of known and unknown wisdom from our creator!! I tell my children in our evening prayers ...God knows what is best for us because he made us! He tells us what to eat what not to eat how to live happy healthy lives, and its up to us to choose.If we dont trust him enough to follow his ways, mitsvots, torah laws ect...its us that suffer but at our own hands He has given us everything we need to know to follow ..its not easy for children when sometimes, they may be tempted to "eat the wrong kind of foods" and actually get sick from not listening to Gods word,and there parents who teach it. but i guess thats part of learning and understanding Gods infinite wisdom,,,yes even if at timies we make mistakes, get sick, over not following a mitsvot and have to learn the hard way by paying for it at the end of the day by physically getting ill. I teach my children to trust in GOd and his words theres a reason for everything he cares for us, he loves us and he wants the best for us and that is through his word, not anyone elses... no matter how good the world makes the things that Gods says are not good for us look...

(1) steve m. fink, July 13, 2003 12:00 AM

Rabbi Simmons

This is a great piece of torah on a weekly basis from a great Rabbi-we love you from Buffalo to Michigan to Woodmere to Jerusalem !!!!!!!!

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