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Weekly Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 21

March 2, 2024; 22 Adar 1, 5784 Sponsored anonymously L’Ilui Nishmas Sara Eidel Bas Mordechai

The Gemorah in Brachos discusses the very high level of Emes (truth) practiced by Rav Safra.  This level of Emes is called, “Dover Emes Bilvavo” – speaking truth in one’s heart.  This means honoring an intention or commitment that one makes to oneself, as if it was actually verbalized and promised to another.   The Gemorah relates that Rav Safra was once sitting in his store when a customer walked in and offered him a price for some merchandise. Rav Safra did not respond because he was in the middle of reciting Kriyas Shema at that moment...


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