Dare to diverge
A famous parenting expert was laying a new concrete path outside his home. No sooner was his back turned than a crowd of neighborhood children came running by, leaving unsightly footmarks all over the hardening surface. Red in the face and mad, he turned and started to scream at the kids. A ...
Unleashed on Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur. Everyone has a different association. Some focus on the fasting, others on forgiveness. For some, it’s a matter of spending much longer than they’d rather in the synagogue. Personally, I find it to be a profound and extremely meaningful holiday.
How can Yom Kippur ...
Here’s a fun fact or two: This week’s Torah portion is a double one (Natzavim and Vayeilech
), the first of which, Netzavim, is always read the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah.
One of the primary reasons for this is the theme with which the portion begins: that of entering into, and