J-Street received more than half a million dollars to advocate for the Obama administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran, it has been revealed.
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A friend gave me a number of Mishpacha magazines from the past year and I perused some of them over Shabbos. An interesting comment written by a reader regarding an article about chinuch and saying "no" caught my attention.
Saying no is what we are placed in the world to do - to set limits on ourselves. Notice there are more negative mtzvis than positive, and that the number of negative mitzvos is 365, suggesting that every day of the year should have a "no." The Hebrew word for no is spelled with a lamed and an alef, which can be an acronym "for G-d." Because a "no" is like a korban, a sacrifice.
Mishpacha Magazine - September 9, 2015.