Tag Archives: Spiritual

Transcending Ourselves

One of the hardest challenges any of us face is changing ourselves.  While everyone agrees that growth and development are good, even changes we desire are often hard to make.  When called to outgrow things we’re comfortable with, see as … Continue reading

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The Kippa Question

I was recently leading a small group as we studied different halachic approaches to the kippa, yarmulke or skull cap, which is often assumed to be obligatory for observant men.  (In the last decades, it’s also been adapted by some … Continue reading

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Sukkot 2010

When we speak of Sukkat Shlomecha, we usually translate that as the Sukka of  Your Peace.  But Shalom, peace is a subset and consequence of the real root of the word, Shalem, whole.  So we can retranslate the phrase to be … Continue reading

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