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The Talmud points to the relationship between the soul and the body as a model for the nature of G-d’s relationship with the world.
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If interpersonal conflict was a matter that could be resolved simply between G-d and man, true kindness and sensitivity to our fellow man would be unattainable.
Insight from the Talmud provides the framework for this examination of the decreed annihilation of the Jews of the Persian Empire.
Rain is an expression of human initiative and endeavor; the reflection enables us to answer Divine light in our lives with the product of our own potential.
G-d’s holiness is closely intertwined with our own, since we are equal partners in creation.
Chassidic explanation of the difference between the Spies and later the Tribes of Reuben and Gad who requested land east of the Jordan re divine sparks.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 21st, 2006• 36 Comments
Torah chapters read in the Three Weeks of destruction address issues of Jerusalem under siege: the link between Hezbollah and the Babylonians & Romans.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 14th, 2006• 22 Comments
The universe is and has always been at war & Israel its epicentre. The latest terror attack coinciding with the 3 Weeks stresses the true nature of the war.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 8th, 2006• 17 Comments
The value and significance of questions, opinions and feedback; and the time-old question whether parents should bequeath their wealth to their children.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 24th, 2006• 6 Comments
Learning Samech Vav while doing jury duty: Living a spiritual life in a material world means engaging and transforming life not just avoidance & insulation.