Passover is a time of tacky text messages and Facebook statuses. Just like every other holiday, I find myself being carried away through a swirl of wishes and witty sentences which combine holiday songs' lyrics. This year, though, a status written by a good friend of mine caught my...
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The High Holidays are always a good time to reflect, and this year, as I was serially sermonized in ways both inspirational and depressing, I was asked to consider that we can always start anew -- that, as the dorm posters used to say, "Today is the first day of the rest of your...
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In today's world, it is so easy to get caught up in the development and achievement of the many goals we set for ourselves.
From the time we are very young, we are trained to begin thinking about what we want to be when we grow up and how we will get there.
And as we grow up, those...
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The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana ("Head of the Year" in Hebrew), is an occasion for celebration and feasting but also for introspection and reflection. Marking the "birthday of the world" -- the creation of the universe some six millennia ago, according to the traditional reckoning...