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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:00:00 ESTWhy should I act in a way that contradicts my true feelings? Should I present a façade of calmness even when I really want to lash out in anger?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:00:00 ESTLast week’s parshah describes the majesty of the giving of the Torah, a spiritually life-transforming experience. Why is it followed by the laws of negligent damages?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:00:00 ESTDear Readers, Ever wonder why fresh flowers make such a great gift? There’s their fragrant aroma and vibrant beauty. But flowers don’t actually do anything. They don’t satisfy a craving; they can’t be hung on a wall or provide an enduring contribution. To some, they are just wasteful extravagance. But perhaps that’s precisely why we love them. Flowers represent a small luxury whose sole purpose is to express care. A spouse who gifts flowers may be saying, “I have no idea why you like this. This isn’t about me, but rather, my love for you.” In this week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim, we read: [Moses] took the book of the covenant, and read in the hearing of the people; and they said: “All that G‑d has spoken, we will do, and we will hear.” (Ex. 24:7) The Talmud (Shabbat 88a) states: “When the people of Israel gave precedence to ‘we wil
Sat, 28 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTThe Bible is the world’s best-seller, providing practical guidance to living a higher life. Here are 10 nuggets of wisdom that can change your life.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTDear Readers, “My children are constantly fighting,” laments Susan, a mother of three. “They bicker about the size of their dinner portions. They argue over whose turn it is to do a chore. They fight over who is smarter or friendlier. Will there ever be peace in my home?” This week’s Torah reading records the momentous event of the Jewish people receiving the Torah. “In thethird monthafter the exodus . . . they came to the desert of Sinai . . .and Israel encampedthere opposite the mountain.”(Exodus 19:1–2) The Midrashnotes: Elsewhere it is written, “theytraveled . . .they encamped” in the plural, meaning with dissenting opinions. Here, however, it is written “and Israel encamped,” in the singular form, since all were equally of one heart. The Torah, whose purpose is to bring peace, was given in th
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTEven after overcoming a challenge, how can we free ourselves from the fear or trauma of our past?
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTHow can we reconcile a nation that reached such spiritual heights with such faithlessness?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTAs we prepare to take our first steps as a free nation on a journey that would stretch millennia, G-d teaches us the secret of our essence.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTThe miraculous story of how Yitzchak Slutzky freed his sister from a sadistic Nazi commander.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:00:00 EST“That’s it! I’ve had enough!” Do you hear yourself saying those words as you resolve to work on breaking a bad habit that has gotten a stronghold on your life?