Rabbi Ari Rubin. Chabad Cairns.

Parshat Shemini.

Pleasure or Purpose? How many times have you been fed up with nuisances or hardships in your life?  Just as you think you have control of your life something else comes up and puts a cog in your wheel.  Imagine you could plug into a simulated reality of your choice …

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Torah reading: Yitro. Humility while winning.

Humility while winning. Have you ever heard a recipient of an award or compliment say they feel “humbled” by the accolade?  Why is it that they associate humility with winning?  If anything, not winning would show humility.  When you win, you feel exalted, proud and excited.  You feel like you …

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Townsville, Far North Queensland, celebrates its first ever Bar Mitzvah.

The Townsville Jewish community celebrated its first ever Bar Mitzvah last Saturday January 6th 2018 – 19 Tevet. The service was held in the Sasoon Chabad RARA House in Townsville and  Barnabas Sarnyai became a Bar Mitzvah – a full fledged Jewish adult. Family and friends came from as far …

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Joseph teaches us how to muster strength.

This week we are reminded of a person in a power position trying to sexually harass and abuse a young innocent immigrant just trying to work an honest living. When the young hapless victim tries to defend their rights and honour by standing up to the perpetrator, they are suppressed …

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