Simchah It's Not Just Happiness

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422602188
  • Publisher: Mesorah Publications, Limited
  • Publication date: 11/28/2006
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Simchah - the Foundation of Mitzvos     15
What Is Simchah?     19
Simchah - Not Only Joy     28
Coexistence of Simchah and Sadness     32
The Power of Simchah     39
Attaining Simchah     42
All "Simchas" Can Lead to Joyous Simchah     48
Simchah and the Family     50
Shabbos - the Holiness of Time     55
Tefillah (Prayer)     67
Tzedakah and Gemilas Chassadim     76
Bircas HaMazon (Blessing After Meals)     83
Mezzuzah     89
The Shofar and Rosh Hashanah     92
Yom Kippur - a Fresh Start     97
Succos and the Four Species     101
Passover - A Prelude to Simchah     107
Counting of the Omer     112
Shavuos and the Torah     116
Chanukah - the Light of Judaism     120
Purim -The Greatest Miracle?     124
Rosh Chodesh (The New Month) - Renewal     128
Tzitzis - The Threads that Bind     131
Tefillin-Thought and Deed     134
Honoring Parents     140
The Chukim     143
Bris Milah (Circumcision)     146
Pidyon Haben (Redemption of the First-Born Son)     150
Marriage and Family     153
Emunah (Faith)     156
The Human Being - A Speaking Soul     160
Berachos (Blessings)     165
You Shall Be Holy     168
A Demeanor of Simchah     171
Doing What is "Fair and Good"     175
Middos     180
Does Mourning Negate Simchah?     195
Epilogue     198
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