The Unity of All Things: Shabbat with Spinoza

Sometime in the mid 1600s, the young philosopher Baruch Spinoza – recently excommunicated from the Jewish community for his “radical” ideas – wrote about what is fleeting vs. what is lasting. Here are his words (much excerpted): Most things people think to be the highest good may be reduced to these three: wealth, honour, andContinue reading “The Unity of All Things: Shabbat with Spinoza”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 10

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 10 – Untaneh Tokef Prayer (FromContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 10”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 9

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 9 – Talmud, Pirke Avot 4:1Continue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 9”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 8

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 8 – Talmud, Berachot 61b RabbiContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 8”

%d bloggers like this: