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A TALE OF THREE SOULS

A young boy asked his mom about their ancestry. She told him of her illustrious background, back to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

“Where did they come from?” "Adam and Eve." "And they?" “G-d created them.” The boy wrote it down and then went to his dad.

“Where do we come from?” he asked. “Ah, we come from the apes. After millions of years of evolution we evolved into humans.”

“And the apes?” “Ah, they evolved from other primates.” “Where did it all begin?” “It all began with bacteria.”

The confused boy went running back to his mom. “Mom, you said we come from Adam, Eve and G-d.

Dad said we come from the… Read More »

DO YOU EAT TO LIVE, OR DO YOU LIVE TO EAT?

A tour bus with a load of seniors was driving down a highway. One little old lady tapped the driver and offered him a handful of peanuts, which he gratefully munched. After 15 minutes, she tapped him again and handed him another handful of peanuts. She repeated this several more times. When she was about to hand him more, he asked her, "Why don't you eat the peanuts yourselves?"

"We can't chew them because we've no teeth," she replied. The puzzled driver asked, "Then why buy them?"

The old lady said, "We love the chocolate on the outside."

Millions of people around the world are caught in a painful struggle with food, whether it’s chronic overeating, incessant cravings, food addiction, or… Read More »

IS IT TOO MUCH FOR YOU?

A young lawyer, starting up his private practice, was very anxious to impress potential clients.

When he saw the first visitor to his office come through the door, he immediately picked up his phone and spoke into it, making belief he was actually talking to someone. "I'm sorry, but my caseload is so tremendous that I'm not going to be able to look into your problem for at least a month.

I'll have to get back to you then." He then turned to the man who had just walked in, and said, "Now, what can I do for you? 

Make sure to do this fast, as I am in a mad rush, as you can see from the endless telephone calls of clients."

"Nothing," replied the man. "I'm here to hook up your phone.”

In the… Read More »

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