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RUN-DMC and Rebbe Nachman
In youth, one learns to talk; in maturity, one learns to be silent.
A Teacher Like Mrs. Schreiber
The Talmud is completely unlike any other book of law. It records contradictory opinions, illustrative anecdotes and mystical allegories because it is actually a study guide for teacher and student.
A Note to Young Rabbis from a Passionate Jew
I was recently invited to give a talk to rabbinical students. The first thing I did to prepare was ask my kids, “When have you seen a rabbi being excellent?”
The Bride With Many Souls
On the 15th of the Hebrew month of Av, the maidens of Jerusalem would go out dressed in white garments and dance in the vineyards.
Made in God’s Image
Rabbi Akiva would say: Beloved is humanity, for we were created in the image [of God]