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Posts Tagged ‘reflection’

A Jewish View on Valentines Day

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Valentines Day is coming up and people always ask, “what is the Jewish take on this holiday?” Here is the answer.

Self-Reflection and Environmentalism - Olameinu: Our World, Our Environment

Friday, July 30th, 2010

The High Holidays are a time of self-reflection and accountability. There are many people who do not know how to begin this process and for them the High Holidays can be a time of self-guilt, isolation, disconnection and family politics.

The question of self-reflection is addressed by Jewish text in a discussion on why the Torah was given in the wilderness. In fact, Pharaoh had offered Moses to worship God in Egypt and God rejected such an offer. The setting within which we begin to self-reflect is crucial to first steps. (more…)

Parshat Korach - Rachael’s Video Reflection

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

In this video reflection, Rachael talks about this week’s Torah Portion, Parshat Korach. This Parsha begins with an Israelite named Korach, stirring up a rebellion against Moses and his leadership and ends with Korach’s coup being spoiled by a little ‘Divine Intervention.’ Find out what happens.

The Gaia Hypothesis

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009