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A group of Jews had found themselves in a state which, by divine decree, absolved them from the duty to bring the Passover offering. Yet they refused to reconcile themselves to this.
The Second Passover is “a festival in its own right,” offering an opportunity for a teshuvah that is not limited to the literal sinner.
Both nature and the mitzvah-performing person are witnesses to the truth of G-d. Yet they differ greatly in the manner and function of their witnessing.
Why so many mitzvot? Why so many dimensions to Torah?
Comprehending and implementing Torah, man comprehends and realizes his truest, deepest self. And there is no greater freedom than the freedom to be oneself.
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A person who fulfills the Torah in poverty—who recognizes the poverty of his mind before the infinite perfection of the divine truth—will ultimately fulfill it in wealth.
Reality is nothing but the fact of G-d’s will to create it, as it is, in the present micro-moment.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 17th, 2006• 3 Comments
Ultimate commitment is when an independent thinker chooses to dedicate himself to a cause greater than himself, to be a messenger and extension of it.
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Today our challenge is to rise above our finite mortality, our flaws and subjectivity, and embrace G-d on G-d’s terms.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 5th, 2005• 0 Comments
Doing a Mitzvah can be the difference between a life of enslavement in a finite bottle, or freeing your finite being by becoming a piece of finite infinity.