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Mishpatim: Where heaven and earth converge

“And these are the rules that you shall set before them…” (Shemot 21:1)

So this is where heaven and earth converge:
not at the peak of the mountain… 1,138 more words


Better Tomorrow Than Today

 “If you are not a better person tomorrow than you are today, who needs tomorrow?” – Reb Nachman of Breslov

If the Sabbath is about rest and renewal, the rest of the week is about making things happen. 219 more words

"Where there's hope, there's life."--Anne Frank

I received a note this month from a dear donor who has been witnessing to a Jewish friend of hers, and was very thankful of the sayings and things in our newsletter that she has used over the years to connect with her friend.  485 more words


Tikkun Olam

Well this is a little different than most videos I post, but I enjoyed seeing this American take on the Israeli version of Sesame Street. Part of repairing the world is opening ourselves to new experiences, and this was different yet familiar. 10 more words


Repairing the World

“You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it…”                   –Rabbi Tarfon, Pirkei Avot 2:16

Rabbi Tarfon… 365 more words

Gathering the Sparks

Today’s readings (click to open in new window):
Psalms 36; 147:12-20, Genesis 11:1-9, Hebrews 6:13-20, John 4:1-15

Though Charles Darwin did not write On The Origin Of Species… 374 more words


Perfection and Evil

“Those who insist on perfection or nothing will surrender the world to evil…”

-Rabbi Irving Greenberg

Rabbi Irving Greenberg, also known as Yitz Greenberg, is a Modern Orthodox rabbi, Jewish-American scholar and author. 265 more words