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Beautiful!
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Beautiful!

Thanks for Sharing!

Shalom Moishe - right on
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Shalom Moishe - right on

Yesher koiach, I will iy״h spread the word on the west coast
YISROEL .

wow
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wow

just one word will due to describe this article and its most powerful message and deep meaning – WOW!

TANKS FOR SHERING!
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TANKS FOR SHERING!

BEAUTIFUL!

thank you!
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thank you!

thank you for sharing!
beautiful!

Amazing story of the Rebbe
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Amazing story of the Rebbe

I just verified this story with one of the Mangel boys. Think about this story: The Rebbe becamse very seirous and “demanded” from the father that he teach his son to cover his eyes by shma. How strange! We only cover our eyes for shma during davening. not stam when we say the posuk during 12 psukim or otherwise… it seems quite clear the Rebbe was giving another message, possibly the prophetic message Rabbi Mangel saw it to be so many years later. Hopefuly real soon we will be able to open our eyes and see only tov hanireh vhanigleh… Read more »

thank you
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thank you

Thank You for sharing.
Amen to #6

what?
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what?

i should close my eyes and read this? how is that possible?

beautiful.
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beautiful.

so sad, yet with a message to us all.

L A
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L A

WOW. AIN OD MILVADO

YAsher Koach
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YAsher Koach

Thank you Rabbi Paltiel. What a message!!!!

HEAR O ISRAEL!
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HEAR O ISRAEL!

Thank you for sharing this inspiring story.

i closed my eyes
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i closed my eyes

And i tries to read this, but i couldn’t. I still have not mastered the the art of reading blind.

BTW
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BTW

… R’ Lazer Mangel a”h was a great person in his own right, a Shliach who dedicated his life – literally to the Rebbe.

COVERING THE EYES SEEMS TO BE  'OLD FASHIONED'
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COVERING THE EYES SEEMS TO BE 'OLD FASHIONED'

I am sad when I see that some kids today don’t cover their eyes during shema at bedtime. My grandfather taught us to cover our eyes and say the word ‘echod’ very drawn out…and with much kavanah.
Schools should teach this again before it gets completely forgotten. Thank you for a great piece.

Here vs Hear
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Here vs Hear

Nice story, but “here, o’ Israel?” What does shma mean, anyway? See haYomYom for 8 Teves…

Myriam
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Myriam

Thank you for you’re effort in providing words to fill the soul, keeping us focused.

Hope and Faith
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Hope and Faith

This is what leaders around the world must do speak up in words of strength and faith! Yasher Koiach Rabbi you are truly a Shliach!

a halacha
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a halacha

In halacha it says that when reading Shema in Korbonos one need not cover one’s eyes–this strengthens the argument that the Rebbe must have had a deeper message.

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