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?
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?
It has been said that the God of the so called “Old Testament” is a judgmental God. Is that truly the case?
By performing the Mitzvah of Bikur Cholim (visiting the sick) we can help to physically heal the sick.
Part two of this series addresses the question of how Judaism distinguishes between the natural and man-made and why these differences are significant.
A record number of Americans are unhappy with the candidates and the harsh tenor of the campaign. Judaism provides us with a model which can foster civil and productive disagreement.
Rabbi Steven Saks
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