Tag: holy

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I read this story in Crisis Magazine called “Anyplace But Home for the Holidays”, by John M. Grondelski.   I was deeply moved on so many levels. Here, in a nutshell, is described where we are as a society, that has gone from real to virtual.  To many, it’s a major inconvenience and “I’m just not […]

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Be a Verb, Not a Noun

 

“I can’t do it! I am __________!”

How many times have we heard this complaint from children, and indeed from adults? How many times have we said it ourselves? This protest sounds reasonable, but it limits us in extremely dangerous ways.

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During the festival of Sukkot, we live in huts (“sukkot” means “booths”). Why? Because G-d commanded us to do so: You will dwell in booths for seven days; all natives of Israel shall dwell in booths. –Lev. 23:42. This is to remember, the Torah tells us, that we lived in booths in the wilderness between […]

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