Stories • 1 Comment
Rabbi Yerachmiel had a lesson for a proud tailor: A humble spirit is noticed and evokes admiration, while arrogance and pride is devoid of grace and beauty.
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The story is told of a chassid who met with a childhood acquaintance after many years of disrupted contact.
A story of the meeting of the Baal Shem Tov and Rabbi Chaim Rappaport.
Shorts •Essays • 0 Comments
As Abraham saw it, he had no right to enjoy the presence of G-d when a fellow human being was in need of food and shelter.
Shorts •Stories • 0 Comments
“You collect books to sell them to the world,’ replied the sage, ‘so all the world knows about them. My books are for myself.”
A story of the humility of Rabbi Elimelech, Rebbe of Lizensk.
Essays • 0 Comments
The meekness of the sheep, no matter how difficult a problem it poses, can also be reclaimed as a virtue.
What does it mean to “be humble before every man”?
Essays •Meditations • 3 Comments
During the fifth week of counting the Omer, we examine and refine the emotional attribute of Hod or humility.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 13th, 2014• 3 Comments
Abraham surely knew how religious zealotry can breed intolerance, condescension, judgmentalism and prejudices of all sorts — feeding into the ugliest elements of human nature.