Generations long forgotten helped to create the world from which we now benefit. They labored at jobs that were ordinary so that we could live in a time that is extraordinary. We should not forget their names, and remember who it is we all work for! Read on.
We find resilience as a community or nation when we lift up each individual among us, and not just count heads. A key to resilience for Israel as a nation has been when it demonstrates a shared devotion to each and every person. Read on.
Our best lives are achieved when we find the proper balance between what we bring as an “I” and what we do as a “Team.” Our tradition offers us hints at how to empower our individual and collective roles, to become more resilient. Read on.
Forgiveness of sin is most effective when practiced daily. If not for the sake of the person who has offended you, then for your own well being. And it sure beats the ancient way which included throwing a goat off a cliff. Read on.
The concept of a "time out" in the ancient world served a quasi medicinal and deeply spiritual purpose for people recovering from a plague. The concept of a time out still applies to modern plagues - like our addiction to smart phones. Read on.
We demonstrate our optimism when we rise each day and then we begin to worry. Jews have known tragedy, collectively and individually. But the Jewish response to calamity is to persevere and be resilient. Read on.