Category Archives: Mussar

Unexpected Redemption

Jews have a complex relationship with redemption.  On the one hand (most of what I write has an ‘on the one hand’ in it) we are called upon to look forward, indeed to yearn, for redemption.  When discussing the great … Continue reading

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The Tightrope of Strengths

As the cryptic title implies, there is a delicate tightrope which we each must walk when balancing our personal strengths and assets with our challenges.  On the one side of the rope is the terrible abyss of despair.  Despair is the assumption that … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Prophecy – Shavuos Metaphors

As is evident from the verses that describe the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, the take away lesson of the event is that Hashem speaks with people.  He does not only manifest His absolute majesty over the universe, … Continue reading

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Mussar and the Blackberry upgrade

They somehow figured out how to make use of the existing technology from a couple of years ago and make it run like tomorrow. Continue reading

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Pesach Class

I hope that this talk about Pesach is useful. Feedback is always welcome. Here’s a link to download. Wishing each of you a Kosher and Joyous Pesach!

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Chanukah and Taryton (We’d rather fight than switch)

There is now a link to a class that I recently presented on Chanukah. It is suitable for all levels and is entitled:“Chanukah and Taryton – We’d rather fight than switch” You may download the (free) class by clicking on … Continue reading

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