During the summer months, from the Shabbat after Passover until the Shabbat before Rosh Hashahah, we... Read More »
"Love is strong as death" (Song of Songs 8:6) -- this is the love with which Jacob loved Joseph... "Envy is harsh as the grave" (ibid.) -- this is the envy of the brothers to Joseph. What can love achieve in face of envy?
Make a part of your life an act that takes you beyond your bounds—
helping people that are not part of your family or circle of friends,
doing something that does not fit within your own self-definition.