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Michelangelo once said, “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
The essence of every Jew is a beautiful perfect soul. It is unmarred by ego, immaturity, insecurity, obsession, or any other form of human weakness. This beautiful soul, more pristine than the angel in …

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Ki Tisa: Are You A Forgiver At Heart?

February 14, 2011 – 4:51 pm | Comments Off on Ki Tisa: Are You A Forgiver At Heart?2,436 views
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Petty Grudges
Are you the forgiving type? I don’t mean the type that forgives after making another grovel for it. I mean the type that forgives without even being asked. If you are, well if you are, I have no words to describe you. You are perhaps an angel or a …

Chukat: He Didn’t Hit it

June 23, 2006 – 5:26 am | Comments Off on Chukat: He Didn’t Hit it3,014 views
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Eschew Violence
In this week’s Parsha we read the astounding story of Moses and the rock. We all know the story; G-d instructed Moses to speak to the rock, but instead of speaking to the rock he hit it.Why didn’t Moses hit the rock?


Vayigash: Temper Reined In

January 2, 2006 – 11:09 pm | Comments Off on Vayigash: Temper Reined In2,446 views
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Great Characters
A member of my congregation once told me that I am incapable of anger and that I never take offense. I dare say that I wasn’t humble enough to dissuade him, but I chuckled quietly and mused, “Would, that my mother hears this.”