Mrs. Chana Silver is a popular teacher of varied subjects at several seminaries in Jerusalem, as well as a lecturer for Aish Hatorah’s Discovery Programs and Ner L’elef Kiruv Training. She has 30 years experience in education and kiruv. She has worked with, taught, and counseled teens, troubled teens, and young adults for many years. She has lectured round the world to many different types of people on a variety of topics. She is a crises intervention counselor as well as the head tour leader for Legacy/ Nesivos trips to Poland and Eastern Europe. She is the site manager/coordinator as well as the author of the column ‘Dear Chana’ on the site www.jemsem.org. She is a dating mentor, and a marriage adviser to couples.
Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Mrs. Silver now lives in Jerusalem with her husband and children. With her warm Southern charm and positive outlook, She has a unique way of taking vital, pertinent issues and fusing them with classic Torah hashkafa, contemporary ideas, and psychology, to produce a down to earth, focused, and realistic approach to the challenges that we face today.
Rabbeinu Yona tells us that a person should look at him/herself as a
Tzir Ne’eman – A Faithful Ambassador.
A Loyal Emissary of GD.
WE REPRESENT……… GD!!!
Each one of us is on a Mission From GD.
He Manifests Within Us
We are an Extension of Him.
We are Totally Intertwined!
Our Job: To spread Malchus and Kavod Shamayim
To Live Our Lives – Being A Living Breathing Kiddush Hashem.
What does this mean?
We must be Loyal, Dependable, Devoted Agents of Hashem.
We must be Conscienctious Envoys of GD, in every way!
Everything we do – EVERYTHING WE DO, counts and matters!
We Must Speak and Act in Ways that Personify Him, in all we do, with everyone we come in contact with.
A Faithful Ambassador has an Outstanding Relationship with his King/ President = Mitzvos Bein Adam L’Makom
A Faithful Ambassador has a Superb Relationship with the people he/she is around = Mitzvos Bein Adam L’Chaveiro.
Teshuva is repairing and starting fresh in these areas.
BE AWARE – THAT YOM KIPPOR IS NOT M’CHAPEIR FOR MITZVOS BEIN ADAM L’CHAVEIRO
Now is the time
SEE YOURSELF AS THAT FAITHFUL AMBASSADOR OF GD!
STRETCH UP- AND BELIEVE IN YOURSELF! HASHEM SURELY BELIEVES IN YOU TO GET IT RIGHT!!
Improve What Needs Sprucing up!- Because YOU are an Important Someone!
A Faithful Ambassador would do whatever he/she needs to do because Their job depends on it!
So Does Yours! See Yourself as the Extraordinary Neshama that you are!
YOU have a Life in this World to Live – and YOU Stand To Gain Eternity!!
There is a lot at stake – because your job is a big one!
GO FOR IT!!
GMAR CHASIMA TOVA!!!