Was the decision not to live stream services during the Coronavirus lockdown last year the correct one? The Torah's teaching regarding being your best self helps to answer that question.
Performing true Tikkun Olam requires us not just to call for peace to identify and combat evil.
We must not tear down what our Founding Fathers passed on to us, but rather build upon it.
What's the problem with electricity on Shabbat and the Holidays? Why aren't we live streaming the service?
Life isn’t fair. The question is, “How do we respond?” Do we become mired in anger or find ways to allow ourselves to move on?
Rosh Hashanah Day 1, 5780: “Mindfulness”
Though the term “Mindfulness” is a modern term, the Torah commands us to behave in a mindful way. “Mindfulness” can help us avoid taking disastrous action, overcome jealousy, and even be better parents.
When and how should you offer constructive criticism?
Seeing people in a nuanced manner helps us to simultaneously protect ourselves from being hurt while finding redeeming qualities in those we had previously written off. Yet, our brains are programmed to make sweeping snap judgments about people. How can we fight this tendency and view people in their totality?
God is all- powerful and good, yet there is injustice. What is the Jewish response to this seemingly unanswerable contradiction between belief and reality?
One of today’s most popular buzz words is Mindfulness. Does Mindfulness have any religious value?
Rabbi Steven Saks
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