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The destruction of the second temple was caused by baseless hatred. Can we begin to repair this through the power of the human touch?
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In this week’s Torah portion we read: Devorim – “these are the words that Moses spoke…” in the last 37 days of his life and from him there is much to learn.
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By examining the cycles of your life you can discover the 42 different phases you have experienced and will experience.
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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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Korach: Confidence – where does it come from? Inborn or acquired? Nature or nurture? It stems from the soul, one permanence in an immortal physical world.
Only through prayer and through our connection to the past do we have the power to overcome the challenges of the present. When you are stuck in a pit overwhelmed by difficulties, you cannot solve the problem alone.
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Many protective measures and defensive strategies have been posited over the ages to shield us from harm. The Torah’s approach is that the best defense is offense – wise offense.
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We must learn lessons from these events that help us develop our own sensitivity. Lessons that teach us how to face our own battles – in our search for balance and harmony.
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In Parshat Bamidbar what power did Sinai have that united the people when they “camped opposite the mountain”? Total fusion of matter & spirit; body & soul.