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Why G‑d Didn’t Put the Courts Over the Priests
Rashi’s comment at the very beginning of our Torah portion seems over complicated.
Abandoned Mitzvahs
Must the “right” or “good” thing always be hard, or is a quick fix just as good?
Judges and Kindergartens
Government and the idea of education in the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
These two protocols are now at war, with western civilization (human rights) on one side, and the world of Islam (subjugation of the individual to the supreme will of Allah) on the other. Where does Judaism stand?
Language of the Soul
Seven words—kindness, discipline, compassion, endurance, humility, connection and dignity—which enable us to explain to our children the nuances of our drives, motives and actions.
Can You Wait?
The very first failing of the very first human beings was the desire for instant gratification. What is not so well known is that the fruit of the forbidden tree was not intended to be eternally prohibited . . .
How Do You Breed a Gentleman?
The maturity and confidence of an adult psyche can be gauged by its ability to face criticism. Yet, criticism may not be the best method for cultivating this maturity in the child.
The Quest for Perfection
An Essay on Parshat Emor
G‑d requires of those who do His will a level of completeness, and not only from a spiritual standpoint.
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