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Kiddush Sponsorship
This week's kiddush is available for sponsorship - please contact Yossi Wilner at  +1(267) 738-3291 if you would like to seize the opportunity!

Shul baseball game
The shul baseball game will I"yh be this coming Sunday August 14th at Wellwood Elementary School at 1pm! To sign up please click the link  here .

Have a wonderful Shabbos!

Dvar Torah

In this week's Parsha, Moshe Rabbeinu davens to Hashem to let him into Eretz Yisrael. Moshe davens many times and continues to plead with Hashem to allow him to go into the land he had dreamed of living in.Rashi says it got to a point where Hashem told Moshe not to daven anymore because then He would have to let Moshe in.

The first lesson here is that no matter what gezeira we may be up against, Tefilah can always overturn any decree. But there is a simple question. While Moshe was forbidden to daven, why didn’t Bnei Yisrael daven for Moshe? You may say they did not know that Moshe was davening to go to Eretz Yisrael, but the Medresh says that while Moshe was forbidden from telling Klal Yisrael directly, he did hint to them that he wanted them to daven for him.

 Rabbi Zecharia Resnik has a simple yet powerful answer. He says that every person in Klal Yisroel thought that if Moshe davened and was not answered then for sure my tefillah would not make a difference. How wrong they were! If just one of them would have davened for Moshe, he would have entered Eretz Yisroel. 
Tisha b’Av and Tu b’Av have just passed us. We may think, “how are my tefilos going to help, how can my davening bring Moshiach?” We may not know it, but one tefila may change the entire world's history. Think about it, if one Yid in the Dor Hamidbar had davened, the entire world history would have looked drastically different.

Let us try to keep in mind how important our tefilos are and how one tefilah can change the course of history.

Good Shabbos!
Shlomo Moshe Fixler

 
Thu, August 18 2022 21 Av 5782