Weekly Op-Ed •April 8th, 2006• 5 Comments
The Seder plate serves as a reflection of both your purpose in life and your greatest potential, and contains in its structure multiple layers of symbolism.
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A three-minute talk about the body’s potential. Using the example of eating a meal, Rabbi Simon Jacobson explains the spiritual value of the body.
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The self-help industry tells us to “eat mindfully” — but what does that even mean? In its simplest form, means eating only when you truly want to eat and eating only what you want to eat.
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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.
“How can I stop overeating?”
In Parshat Chukat in the Book of Bamidbar we see that after Miriam’s death, the well of water was restored in the merit of Moshe, but what of the clouds?
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Idolatry is the deification of an object/force of the created reality: explaining the deeper significance of the idolatry of Baal Peor, and Pinchas’ success
One can fulfill G-d’s will while eating by allowing his body, his soul, and the food to be dominated by a transcendent perspective.
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Meat is not a necessity but a luxury; the desire for meat isn’t a desire motivated by need, but pure desire—the desire to experience pleasure.