Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 05 2014

High Holiday Reflections- 5775

    Erev RH-   The Talmud teaches, “Great is repentance, for on account of a single person who repents, the sins of all the world are forgiven.” (Yoma 86b) It is outrageous to suggest that one individual could save the world simply by reflecting upon his or her deeds, making amends and apologies and …

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Oct 05 2014

Bells, Stairs, and Pomegranates- thoughts on privacy and modesty

    Who needs to know? This is a vital principle in the US Army and, I’m sure, in many other business enterprises. It is a vital principle in our personal relationships, where communication is the foundation of intimacy. Who needs to know? Knowledge is power and, when vital information is NOT shared, the consequences …

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