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Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: September 18th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Simply, for Rambam the number 14 (2x7) was his favored organizing principle.

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Posted on: September 18th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

This young, innocent child gave me a powerful, warm surge of energy and strength.

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: September 11th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Torah isn't a theological treatise or a metaphysical system but a series of stories linked over time

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Posted on: September 11th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

In contrast to her Eicha-like lamentations of the previous hour or more, however, my youngest was now grinning from ear-to-ear.

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: September 4th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

We believe that God created each of us, regardless of color, class, culture or creed, in His image.

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Lessons-in-Emunah-new
 

Posted on: September 4th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

“The window is above the flat sukkah roof,” he reported. “I could definitely climb in, but I need a ladder...”

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Posted on: August 28th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Needless to say, it was done and they formed a great relationship as his friend and mentor. He started attending services and volunteered his time all along putting on tefillin.

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Posted on: August 28th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

He took me to a room filled with computer equipment and said, “You pray here for as long as you want.” I couldn’t believe my ears.

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: August 27th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Judaism is a religion of love but also a religion of justice, for without justice, love corrupts.

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Lessons-Emunah-logo
 

Posted on: August 21st, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

An interview was overheard in which an Arab asked a Hamas commander: "What's the problem? Why aren't you hitting your targets? Don't you know how to aim?" To which he was answered: "We know how to aim very well. We are experts. But their G-d moves the missiles."

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Posted on: August 21st, 2014

JudaismColumnsChodesh Tov/Rabbi Hanoch Teller

Nothing is more effective to diminish envy than gratitude.

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: August 21st, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Culture is not nature. There are causes in nature, but only in culture are there meanings.

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Posted on: August 14th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

“But they told me to come in today,” she said. They gave me this date months ago. It’s not my fault if it’s the wrong day.”

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: August 14th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Blind obedience is not a virtue in Judaism. God wants us to understand the laws He has commanded us

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: August 6th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Israel shows the world that a people does not have to be large in order to be great.

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Posted on: August 6th, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

The answers, though, were out there, waiting patiently and shimmering in the distance until the One with all the answers decided to enlighten us.

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Posted on: July 31st, 2014

JudaismColumnsLessons In Emunah

Edward was completely mystified, yet had no choice but to obey his captain’s orders.

Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

When someone exercises power over us, they diminish us; when someone teaches us, they help us grow.

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Posted on: July 25th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi David Fohrman

Parshat Masei: Rabbi Fohrman addresses the age-old question, are we our brother's keeper?

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Rabbi Sacks
 

Posted on: July 25th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Ours is a small and intensely vulnerable people. Inspired, we rise to greatness. Uninspired, we fall

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