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December 30, 2019

Whenever the victim sees the people who caused that embarrassment, he or she re-experiences the humiliation, and feels their blood is being spilt yet again. Thus, murder is a one-time act, but to shame a person is to commit murder over and over.

December 23, 2019

Joseph could have allowed his personal good fortune to be swallowed by the bad. He could have let all his personal pain and bitterness eat up all the success and blessing which he had achieved. But Joseph knew to separate the two.

December 17, 2019

Israelis often pride themselves in being direct. In Israeli slang, this is called speaking “dougri”, meaning the quality of being straightforward, even blunt, eschewing formalities and getting straight to the point. Is this a positive cultural mannerism?

December 27, 2017

Our Jewish world has many “tribes”, many different sectors. Each group has its own particular ‎ideology and emphasis. But can we also appreciate and learn from the blessings of another tribe in ‎the Jewish world?‎

December 20, 2017

What is the secret to Jewish survival? Is it a vibrant, compelling Judaism? or possibly the negative treatment of Jews throughout the centuries ensured that we remained apart?

December 13, 2017

Does faith entail leaving it all to God? How do we reconcile human initiative with trust in the divine? A discussion on Joseph and Channuka.

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