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SPECIAL NOTICE – August 13, 2017:

It is Vacation Time for the Rabbi! There will be no Shabbat services for August 18/19 for Parshah Re’eh and no Kabbalat Shabbat service for August 25 Parshah Shoftim. We will return on Shabbat Shacharit and Musaf service on August … Continue reading

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Composition of the Soul and Physical Matter

By Rabbi Aryel Nachman ben Chaim – 20 Kislev 5772 All souls are comprised of sparks. The sparks composing the soul in this transmigration are not all the same sparks that composed the soul in previous transmigrations. Based on what … Continue reading

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House of Seven Beggars Synagogue Schedule for the Week of August 6, 2017 – Parshah Eikev.

(All Times EST)   Friday, August 11, 2017: 8:00 PM – Kabalat and Maariv Shabbat Service. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsODG0OxtPs   Shabbat, August 12, 2017: 10:00 AM – Shacharit and Musaf Shabbat Service. Parshah Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25). Haftorah – Isaiah 49:14 … Continue reading

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From Sorrow to Joy in the Blink of an Eye

The day will come when HaShem will, in the blink of an eye, turn Tisha B’Av from the day of our greatest sorrow to the day of our greatest joy. We will no longer observe the day in sorrow, but … Continue reading

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The Lament At The River

The Lament At The River By (bs”d): Aryel Nachman for Tisha B’Av 5768 Psalm 137: 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. Why did we weep? Was it for our … Continue reading

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House of Seven Beggars Synagogue Schedule for the Week of July 30, 2017 – Shabbat Nachamu – Parshah Va’etchanan.

(all times EST) Friday, August 4, 2017: 8:00 PM – Kabbalat and Maariv Shabbat Service. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y7vQUbH_xw Shabbat, August 5, 2017: 10:00 AM – Shacharit and Musaf Shabbat Service. Shabbat Nachamu, Parshah Va’etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11). Haftorah – Isaiah 40:1-26 … Continue reading

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The Mitzvot – Just Tradition, Superstition, or More Than It Appears?

By Rabbi Aryel Nachman ben Chaim – 28 Sivan 5775 Why is it we Jews do what we do? Is it just tradition? Is it habit? Is it superstition (G-d forbid!). Just as the Torah has many levels, so to … Continue reading

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House of Seven Beggars Schedule for the Week of July 23, 2017 – Parshah Devarim:

(all times EST)   Friday, July 28, 2017: 8:00 PM – Kabalat and Maariv Shabbat Service. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WMrDtFh6vY   Shabbat, July 29, 2017: 10:00 AM – Shacharit and Musaf Shabbat Service – Parshah Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22), Haftorah – Isaiah … Continue reading

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The Shame of the Relegation of the Convert to a Second Class Status in the Synagogue

When a person comes to the shul and says s/he’s Jewish, you take them at their word. Until they say or do something that causes you suspect they are lying, you have no right to act as inquisitors. Whether the … Continue reading

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House of Seven Beggars Synagogue Schedule for the Week of July, 16, 2017. Parshah Matot-Massei – Shabbat Mevarchim.

(All times EST). Friday, July 21, 2017: 8:00 PM – Kabalat and Maariv Shabbat Service. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=732LQRxSbpw Shabbat, July 22, 2017: 10:00 AM – Shacharit and Musaf Shabbat Service. Parshah Matot-Massei (Numbers 30:2 – 36:13). Haftorah – Jeremiah 2:4-28; Jeremiah 4:1-2. … Continue reading

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