Read an English translation of Chapter One of Ethics of Our Fathers, and then explore commentary to deepen your experience and understanding.
If I am not for myself, who is for me?
And if I am only for myself, what am I?
If not now, when?
Defying Space & Time
Unpacking the miracle of space in the Ark in the Holy Temple and the significance of time in the banquet that is our world.Read More
Chapter One Text: Ethics of Our Fathers
An English translation of Chapter One of Ethics of Our Fathers, also known as Pirke Avot.Read More
Wide Angle Lens
Ethics of Our Fathers teaches: If we view the whole person rather than focus on the parts that are wanting, we will surely find much that is meritorious.Read More
Judging with Double Standards
We must measure our own worth in terms of our real and concrete achievements, and view others in terms of their potential.Read More
The Silent Soul: The Spiritual Meaning of Speech
The world is G-d speaking. Learn all about the spiritual meaning of speech. How can we, as humans, best use speech for spiritual purposes?Read More