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“If it weren’t for volunteer groups like yours, I wouldn’t be living in my house now.”

“If it weren’t for volunteer groups like yours, I wouldn’t be living in my house now.”

Re-posted by JDRC on September 19, 2014

Original Post: September 16, 2014 by TELEM at… 848 more words

Take Opportunities to Pay It Forward

(Above: Jen Krane and Fallon Gokhman, JDRC Student Delegation Representatives, help rebuild 1Day Ranch in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma)

By Jen Krane

September 18, 2014

I was always told to never turn down an opportunity; when one comes your way, take it and make the best of it. 633 more words

A Man Lives By A Code

A man lives by a code, a quiet discipline of honor we learn first from our fathers and try to perfect for ourselves. We learn by example and by counterexample. 510 more words

“Both Shevi‘it and Kil’ayim (Mixtures) contain material that has been cited in discussion of environmental issues. The prohibition of agricultural work in the sabbatical and Jubilee years teaches responsibility for the conservation of soil resources, while the prohibition of mixed species can be read as a warning against unwarranted manipulation of the natural order.” 6 more words

Talmud Torah

“Whoever has no need but takes will not depart this world until he becomes dependent on others. Whoever is in need but does not take will not depart this world until he is in a position to support others, and … Whoever is not blind or lame but pretends to be will not die of old age until he has become so, as it is said, JUSTICE, JUSTICE SHALL YOU PURSUE (Deuteronomy 16:20).” 9 more words

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