Q: A girl who has some extra time, what is preferable if she wants to get close to Hashem? Should she go to a Torah class and learn or should she do extra chesed or maybe kiruv rechokim?
Q:The Rav has said that vacations aren’t always necessary. But aren’t diversions, such as eating out or going on vacation, useful as recreation to break up the humdrum of routine. Can’t we say that vacations are necessary for a person to get a renewed and refreshed outlook when returning to his responsibilities?
Q: Sometimes we see in the gemara that the chachomim in Eretz Yisroel would refer to the Jews in Bavel as בבלאי טפשאי, those foolish Babylonians. How does that fit together with the idea that you’re not supposed to ridicule people?
Q: The Rav said on one of his tapes that in the morning, when we say the ברכה of עוטר ישראל בתפארה, thanking Hashem for crowning us with glory, we should have in mind the glory of wearing a hat and a yarmulke. My wife asked me to find out why she says the ברכה…