Monthly Archives: June 2009

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For the Hasid, spiritual pride is the greatest roadblock on the spiritual journey. As we engage in this or that spiritual exercise, we imagine ourselves growing more holy. This is pride. The quality of your spiritual practice rests on the … Continue reading

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“[M]ost Jews today do not know what I know, have not been brought up as I have, have different sensibilities than I do, and (as a consequence) think altogether differently about prayer in general. We have three options. 1. We … Continue reading

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If your ears are not open to the crying of the poor, then your ears are deaf, and you will not hear G-d calling either. – Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

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The most significant mystical contribution to the Siddur is the Kedusha, said in three different forms, most notably during the readers repetition of the Amida … This is a mystical idea, and like all mysticism it hovers at the edge … Continue reading

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Another wagging tongue

How much longer does the world need to listen to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? Not surprisingly he continues his slurs against the Holocaust and against the West. Haaretz reports that in a radio address delivered last week, Ahmadinejad once again referred to … Continue reading

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[I]f vision isn’t at the heart of one’s rabbinate, then the rabbi runs the risk of becoming mediator of fragmented interest groups. – Rabbi Hayim Herring

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There are countless examples of a major disconnect between the generations.  The generation of old is living in a vertical, top-down world and we [the younger generation of Jews] live in a horizontal realm where collaboration is key.  The only … Continue reading

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A war against the Jews

Given our current situation, anti-Semitism is not just our right, but it is the duty of every Hungarian homeland lover, and we must prepare for armed battle against the Jews. – A Newsletter published by “The trade union of Hungarian … Continue reading

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Antisocial Networking

by William Levin (ben Baruch)

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