The root of fear is the fear of being alone. The answer to the invisible power of fear – the fear of being alone – is to recognize that you are not alone.
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In Parshat Shmot, Pharaoh’s daughter names baby Moses, revealing his connection with the water, as his sister Miriam looks on.
From overhearing the conversation between G-d and Moses in Parshat Ki Tissa, we learn how to have a true intimate relationship with our Creator.
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When G/d points out to Moses the new moon in Parshat Bo, He really shows him the threshold between evil and good and the birth from darkness to light.
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Parshat Pinchas helps unravel the yichus dilemma – illuminating the balance between elitism & the masses; individuality and responsible leadership.
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A Q&A letter applying the story of Moses striking the rock instead of speaking to the rock in Parshat Chukat to explain how to get through to blocked people
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What is a true leader? Rabbi Simon Jacobson explains in this excerpt from his best-selling book, “Toward a Meaningful Life”.
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In Parshat Shmot, Moses is revealed to be the first stutterer. Yet, he overcomes this challenge to become G/d’s communication channel to the world.
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Every moment of time is an opportunity. We are now about to enter a most powerful time of the year: The Hebrew month of Elul. A month which signifies love.
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Moses left us a legacy of facing our deepest questions and coming back stronger from it. He had faith even when there seemed to be no basis for it.