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TOPIC: Zemmy's story 101188 Views

Re: Zemmy's story 22 Dec 2010 19:56 #90348

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over here in Billy's Cafe...

corner of Main St. and Bardichev Ave 
Sometimes life is like tuna with not enough mayonaise
~Inna beshem ZS

Give, Forgive
~Cordnoy

The reason I'm acting as if I'm pregnant, is because I'm expecting. I should be accepting.
~TZ
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Re: Zemmy's story 28 Dec 2010 06:24 #90991

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was being mavir sedra - parshas shemos - and i was struck by an idea.

Moshe Rabenu spent an ENTIRE WEEK arguing and refusing the mission the RBSO had for him and was asking and cajoling him to do (see Rashi).

I don't know about you but if the RBSO tapped me on the shoulder and said "sonny boy, you will be the knight in shining armor who will liberate my people from servitude" i would only be concerned with making sure the press is duly notified of this development. Even if He would tap me on the shoulder to tell me that He wants me to daven for the amud at mincha i would not think of refusing, let alone to refuse after the RBSO tries to convince me for a week.

Seems like Moshe Rabenu was adamant and was able and willing to 'stand up' to the RBSO. And yet he was the most humble person around. All I can say is wow.

There's more. When Moshe is finally appointed and ready to go to Pharaoh he takes leave of his father-in-law Yisro. One would think that a new son-in-law who was a shepherd and suddenly was promoted to being the head honcho of his nation might drop a hint or two to his FIL to that affect, if only to ensure that the monthly check is mailed on time. But Moshe tells Yisro that he wants to go to Mitzrayim just to check on his people, nothing special, just to see how they're doing.

wow.
Sometimes life is like tuna with not enough mayonaise
~Inna beshem ZS

Give, Forgive
~Cordnoy

The reason I'm acting as if I'm pregnant, is because I'm expecting. I should be accepting.
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Re: Zemmy's story 28 Dec 2010 15:50 #90999

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Moses was awesome
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Re: Zemmy's story 29 Dec 2010 05:07 #91117

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ZemirosShabbos wrote on 28 Dec 2010 06:24:

But Moshe tells Yisro that he wants to go to Mitzrayim just to check on his people, nothing special, just to see how they're doing.
Funny, I was just thinking how nice it was how you checked in on me the other day, nothing special, just to see how I was doing. 
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Re: Zemmy's story 29 Dec 2010 15:36 #91162

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just don't tell my father-in-law about my 'mission'
Sometimes life is like tuna with not enough mayonaise
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Give, Forgive
~Cordnoy

The reason I'm acting as if I'm pregnant, is because I'm expecting. I should be accepting.
~TZ
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Re: Zemmy's story 30 Dec 2010 21:22 #91357

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Yisro & Yosef Hatzadik shared the same nickname, Potiel.......

But you can't be my son-in-law. My SIL is sitting in Lakewood & shteiggin away!

A real Lakewooder wouldn't be on GYE!!!!  ???

kosher wrote on 07 Dec 2010 20:08:

Wow, not a single member admits to being from Lakewood.

I guess the takanos in Lakewood work :-\
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Re: Zemmy's story 30 Dec 2010 21:33 #91359

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Yosef Hatzadik wrote on 30 Dec 2010 21:22:

My SIL is sitting in Lakewood & shteiggin away!


did you check on him to see if that is really the case?

maybe he is a big personality on GYE? ver vaist?
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Re: Zemmy's story 30 Dec 2010 21:57 #91364

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What a shame that the many folks from Lakewood who are posting, lurking, and r'l suffering in silence... feel they can't out themselves here.

I'm sure, though, that if a Lakew--der heard a sincere chant to reach out via PM, he would see the life-saving value in taking such a step.

Takkonos or not.

And I'm only half-jesting in this post, by the way.
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Re: Zemmy's story 30 Dec 2010 22:52 #91373

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Caution:
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Re: Zemmy's story 30 Dec 2010 23:08 #91376

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where are the sky marshals?
Sometimes life is like tuna with not enough mayonaise
~Inna beshem ZS

Give, Forgive
~Cordnoy

The reason I'm acting as if I'm pregnant, is because I'm expecting. I should be accepting.
~TZ
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Re: Zemmy's story 31 Dec 2010 04:58 #91407

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Maybe R' Bardichev will open up Bardy's of Lakewood.    ....or Beis Bardichev Govoha...  or...    hm...
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Re: Zemmy's story 31 Dec 2010 05:13 #91411

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LakeWoodFord

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Re: Zemmy's story 31 Dec 2010 05:15 #91413

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OMG  of course!!
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Re: Zemmy's story 31 Dec 2010 05:17 #91415

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World where have u been?

I just asked zemmy about u

B
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Re: Zemmy's story 31 Dec 2010 05:21 #91416

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i think he was under a snow drift and just got shoveled out

or maybe he is a snow-plow contractor and just finished plowing... forget it, the streets were not plowed
Sometimes life is like tuna with not enough mayonaise
~Inna beshem ZS

Give, Forgive
~Cordnoy

The reason I'm acting as if I'm pregnant, is because I'm expecting. I should be accepting.
~TZ
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