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Accept. Tolerate. Be open. Yet at the same time: Care.
When a challenge seems too daunting to confront, some people simply choose to avoid it. The Rebbe Maharash, Rabbi Shmuel, takes a different approach.
Especially during wars or trying times, people question, “Isn’t it scary to raise a family there?”
What Abraham Taught Us About Commitment
Have you ever made great plans that went down the drain?
“Lady, I hate to break it to you, but it sounds like you’re having a conversation with yourself. Why bother?!”
In this world, we are given tools, many of them. We have medicines and machines, we have diets and therapies. All these tools, they are given to us to help us, like glasses for poor vision.
Peace, love and harmony. Coexistence and community. These rosy ideals are easy to dream and sing about, but so much harder to achieve in everyday life.
Harness the Body’s Passion to Increase the Soul’s Joy
Which experience do you think is more elevated—dancing up a storm at a wedding, or talking to G‑d during your morning prayers? Savoring a fresh chocolate doughnut on Chanukah, or delving into a book of Torah?
I decided to visit a renowned raw-food healer and see what she thought about my passion for fruit.
These moments captured the essence of our people--the faith, the hope and the unity.
It's four o’clock in the morning when my alarm goes off.
You follow me around all day, watching how you can undo me. And undo me you do.
Late Friday afternoon, the sun begins to set behind the San Francisco Bay…
Must we move to heaven to experience infinite ethereality? I think not.
The entire country felt it. There was a unity, a connection that was palpable.
Everyone in our world seemed to be a Holocaust survivor. Yiddish-speaking. Check. Accented English. Check. Tattoo. Check. No parents of their own. Check. No stories of their childhood or teenage years. Check.
Shopping. You either love it or hate it. It’s a lot like life.