Have you every been immersed in an environment that has profoundly changed you? Summer camp? A period in a yeshiva or seminary? Another intense all-encompassing experience?
Do we expect that our festivals/holidays act as immersive, transformative experiences?
Salt possesses two contrary, contradictory powers - water and fire - which correspond to the two qualities by which the world exists – the attribute of mercy and the attribute of strict justice. For this reason, God says "the salt of the covenant of your God."...
We each assist one another. When you think about it, we individuals are staying at home, not just to be protected, but to serve the public, to prevent ourselves spreading the disease. Our concern is certainly a collective one.
Do you connect more to Judaism of the head or of the heart?
Is it possible for different sub-groups in Judaism to have different expressions of Judaism or is there only a single legitimate mode of Jewish practice?