Giving positive advice to people who are open to hearing it, is one of the greatest acts of kindness you can do.
Be careful not to give advice when it is unwanted, even if you are well-meaning. A prerequisite for giving advice is to have the humility not to give advice unless you are certain it will have a positive outcome.
How you give advice is often a key factor in whether or not it will be appreciated. Giving positive advice takes great skill.
Love Yehuda Lave
Rabbi Joshua Hoffman and Reven Wolfeld pass away
I send this e-mail with a heavy heart. Rabbi Joshua Hoffman and some of the people on this list go back many years. I myself had been friends with him for over 40 years. Rabbi Hoffman was a very special and learned person, and extremely humble as well. He began writing Netvort over 19 years ago, and never missed a week until this last battle when he was fighting for his life. Many Rabbis all over the world have quoted from his Netvorts. He will be dearly missed by his readers, friends and family.
ברוך דיין האמת
Rabbi Joshua Hoffman ז"ל
has passed away (Thursday night, ט' אייר)
Also Reuven Wolfeld passed away last week after a short Illness. He was a great teacher of Gematry at the OU Center
Shabbat in Dombrov by Rabbi YY Jacobson
As Time Goes By Casablanca - The Original Sam Dooley Wilson song
A Picture says a thousand words
A New York attorney representing a wealthy art collector phoned his client.
He said, "Saul, I have some good news and I have some bad news."
The art collector replied, "I've had an awful day, let's hear the good news first."
The lawyer said, "Well, I met with your wife today, and she informed me that she invested $5,000 in two pictures that she thinks will bring a minimum of $15-20 million. I think she could be right."
Saul replied enthusiastically, "Well done! My wife is a brilliant business woman! You've just made my day. Now I know I can handle the bad news. What is it?"
The lawyer replied, "The pictures are of you and your secretary."