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Learn from Everyone

When the time came that a young knowledgeable chasid had to leave the halls of learning for the business world, the entered the study of Rabbi Shmuel and asked, "With what does one leave?" "Make this your guiding rule,"replied Rabbi Smuel.

Whenever you observe failings in others, know that they exist within yourself. Whenever you observe posiiteve qualities in others, implant them within yourself.

As the Baal Shem Tov teaches, Divine Providence menas that if HaShem arranges that one should encounter a particular person at a particular time, there is a reason for it. Everyone schould thus be a teacher from whom one can learn something. One who does not believe in this principle is a non-believer, G-d forbid.

Brought By Angelique Sijbolts


Angelique Sijbolts is one of the main writers for the Noahide Academy. She has been an observant Noahide for many years. She studies Torah with Rabbi Perets every week. Angelique invests much of her time in editing video-lectures for the Rabbis of the Academy and contributes in administrating the Academy's website in English and Dutch. She lives in the north of the Netherlands. Married and mother of two sons. She works as a teacher in a school with students with special needs. And is a Hebrew Teacher for the levels beginners and intermediate. She likes to walk, to read and play the piano.



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