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Friday, 22 April 2011 12:24

finding your strike zone

Written by rabbi paul saal

art-strikezoneYeshua is clear on decision making, Let your word be “Yes, Yes” or “No, No”; anything more than this comes from the evil one (Matt. 5:33–37). This command has simpatico with the cannon of Jewish tradition. Rabbi Elazar gave this simple model of clarity, “No is an oath, and yes is an oath.” (Shevit 36a) and Rabbi Ishmael ties sage advice to the narrative of Israel’s national identity as the people of Hashem.

Thursday, 27 January 2011 13:48

taking charge, going forward

Written by rebbetzin malkah

art-batteryOne must be so stubborn so as to overcome all the impediments that stand in the way of making a decision." -- Rabbi M.M. Lefin of Satanov, Cheshbon HaNefesh

Sunday, 03 October 2010 23:08

life for rent

Written by rebbetzin malkah

art-waitfreedomThe Sages teach, and this is widespread in Jewish thought, that man must act in even a small way in order to open the gates for Hashem to respond from above.

"Open to Me as the opening of the eye of a needle and I will open to you as the great entrance to the Temple hall." --Zohar 3:95a; Pesikta Rabati 15:6

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