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  • Why Candles (Not Oil) for Synagogue Menorah?Rabbi Moses Sofer, known as the Chatam Sofer (1762–1839), writes that in most synagogues that he... Read More
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Daily Thought
Joseph had two sons in Egypt. From their names, we learn how a human being can be successful in this world. He named the first son Menasheh, which means to forget. Whenever Joseph called Menasheh, he remembered that this land was causing him to forget his true home and all that his father had taught him. And so he never forgot. He named his second son Ephraim, which means to be productive. Whenever Joseph called Ephraim, he remembered that he had a purpose to accomplish in Egypt, so that his family could eventually settle there in dignity and prosperity. And...
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