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Shabbat Shalom – Parshat Re’eh

August 26, 2011

 
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The Balance Sheet – Re’eh

By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

He was one of my closest friends back in my graduate school days. I was training for a career in psychology, and he was pursuing a degree in business management. We confided in each other regularly. He knew that to succeed in business, he would have to understand what “makes people tick,” and to gain that understanding, he wanted to “pick my brain.”


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Parshat Re’eh
27 Av 5771
August 26-27, 2011

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Yeshayahu 54:11-55:5

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