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Happiness

1 If you were asked “What entity in the world brings the most joy” – how would you respond? If we were to take a…

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The Ego and the Soul

0 You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him to find it within himself.” Galileo Jewish tradition teaches that we were created…

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David’s Story

0 David was a fine Jewish boy, who excelled in his studies and was well-liked by everyone. However, he attended a Catholic school. His parents…

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Shared Values – The Noahide Laws

1 The Torah is considered a blueprint for the life of all humankind. When the Torah was given at Sinai and explicated by Moses over…

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Communication

0 Not long ago, this poignant message was posted on the Internet: Maybe someone can help me here? I consider myself a very spiritual person.…

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Commitment

0 As far as slogans go the Oakland Raider NFL franchise had it right. They marketed their team to the world with the catchphrase “Commitment…

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Making a Spiritual Connection

0 Conventional Jewish thinking defines the “religious person” as the man who puts on tefillin (frontlets), keeps kosher, and fasts on all the fast days.…

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On Becoming A Kind Person

0 http://aish.com/spirituality/growth/On_Becoming_A_Kind_Person.asp By: Rabbi Zelig Pliskin “I felt that I was wasting my life. Although my family was financially secure–we had a nice home and…

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The Quest

0 Conversion to any religion is an awesome decision demanding extensive soul-searching and thought. Changing one’s faith has profound implications from Above and below. Couples…

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Connection

0 Ever use an air pump to inflate a bicycle tire or a basketball? When you push down on the pump handle, you get the…

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Faith

0 A wise man once said that “Pain shrinks the world.” One who is experiencing the acute pain of a toothache, for example, is not…

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The Road of Honesty

0 “Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.” Miguel Cervantes Imagine being told suddenly…

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Perfection

0 “I believe with perfect faith in the coming of the Messiah…” Maimonides 13 Principles of Faith Belief in the eventual coming of the Messiah…

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Theological Tug of War

0 Issue of the week #3 Theological Tug of War with Kids Divorced parents of different faiths can be prohibited from teaching their religious beliefs…

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December Dilemma

0 Issue of the week #4 “A couple has agreed upon marriage to raise the children according to one faith (for argument sake, let’s say…