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Tomer Devorah

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  • Started 1 year ago by zeena.kasta
  • Latest reply from Torah613Torah

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  1. zeena.kasta
    Member

    Does anyone know anything about this place?

    Posted 1 year ago #
  2. kwaiker
    Joseph

    Skvere girls school?

    Posted 1 year ago #
  3. Torah613Torah
    (613)Torah²

    I imagine you refer to the seminary in Israel. I know people from both schools, though. :)

    It's not quite a BY, but the girls I know who went there came out very frum. Then again, they went to Israel with the intention that they would become frummer.
    There is a large mix of girls, a lot of hashkafah, you don't need to have strong Hebrew skills. That's pretty much all I know about it.

    Posted 1 year ago #
  4. its a seminary

    Posted 1 year ago #
  5. zeena.kasta
    Member

    the seminary in Israel

    Posted 1 year ago #
  6. popa_bar_abba
    Incorrigible; eccentric; somewhere between mean and average; sometimes only a bit over the top; arbitrarily engaged in cynicism.

    It's a book. I recall a rav told my brother he should learn it when he was engaged. I doubt he did so. But he got married anyway.

    Posted 1 year ago #
  7. yytz
    Member

    I don't know anything about the seminary, but the sefer is great. Google "tomer devorah" filetype:pdf and you'll go right to it. The sefer, a classic work of (pre Mussar-movement) mussar by Ramak, is a beautiful guide to emulating Hashem's traits. Everyone should learn it at least once.

    Posted 1 year ago #
  8. Oh Shreck!
    Member

    The book - I heard that learning from it is a segulah against certain machlos r"l.

    Posted 1 year ago #
  9. Torah613Torah
    (613)Torah²

    I was told you should carry around this sefer and it guards you, so I tried to memorize it (so that I'll have it all the time.)
    But never got past the 3rd page.

    Posted 1 year ago #

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