We recite Kaddish for our dearly departed loved ones; yet, the Kaddish liturgy says nothing about the dead. What is the connection?
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?
One of today’s most popular buzz words is Mindfulness. Does Mindfulness have any religious value?
Superheroes are selfless, using all of their energies to help others. We mere mortals are inheritably self-centered by nature. How can we overcome human nature and evolve into superheroes?
We tend to think of God as a king who commands. However, if you read the Torah closely you can also hear God speaking to you giving you advice on how you can help yourself.
After we die God and humanity will judge the story of our life. Let’s ensure we like the story we will leave behind now, while we still have the opportunity to write our own ending. Furthermore, how can we stop the story of American Jewry from ending in disaster and reverse the trend of the disappearance of the American Jew?
We think of Yom Kippur as our day in court to stand before God in judgment. But when God thinks of Yom Kippur does he think in term of judgment or relationships? Furthermore, do we have to wait for Yom Kippur to improve our relationship with God and our fellow?
Rabbi Steven Saks
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