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List of Seforim that Collect Midrashim on the Parsha

I would take a look at the Otzar Midrashim by Rabbi Yehuda Dovid Eisenstein which describes 200 minor midrashim, and includes the full text of some shorter midrashim, available to buy at all good ...
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List of Seforim that Collect Midrashim on the Parsha

One of the possibilities is the collection called "The Midrash Says" by Rabbi Rabbi Moshe Weissman. The blurb on Eichlers writes as follows: The narrative of the weekly Torah-portion in the ...
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What am I supposed to be thinking about during Davening?

The Nefesh Hachayim section 2 chapter 13 says (translation from sefaria): והעצה היעוצה על זה. הוא כמו שאמר המגיד להב''י באזהרה ב' שבריש הספ' מגיד מישרים ז''ל. ליזהר מלחשוב בשעת תפלה בשום מחשבה אפילו ...
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What am I supposed to be thinking about during Davening?

This is a very important question, but I think you are phrasing it wrong. Let me answer in a way that is a little too strong, for clarity: You are not supposed to think of anything when you are ...
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What am I supposed to be thinking about during Davening?

By way of introduction, the starting point is to have an awareness of whom you are praying before. If you can channel the mindset that you are standing before the Divine Presence it helps to provide a ...
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What am I supposed to be thinking about during Davening?

This problem of Davening is not a unique problem. I have spent a long time trying to understand this problem. Rabbi Wosner writes about this struggle with the same problem https://hebrewbooks.org/1417 ...
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Seforim written by Dutch Jewry

You can try this classic called Sefer Eit Keitz written by Rabbi Yitchok Chaim HaKohen from Amsterdam. Again, heavily sourced and worth learning with the footnotes. The book was published in 5470 and ...
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