“Children of One Ancestor” – The Talmud on Being Human

In this passage from Talmud Sanhedrin 37a, the Rabbis turn to one of the best-known stories in the Torah – the story of the creation of the world – in order to teach an important lesson about humanity: Why was Adam created alone? To teach that anyone who destroys one soul is considered as ifContinue reading ““Children of One Ancestor” – The Talmud on Being Human”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe (Day 5)

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 5: Talmud, Shabbat 153a Rabbi EliezerContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe (Day 5)”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe (Day 4)

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 4: Talmud, Sanhedrin 37a Only oneContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe (Day 4)”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe (Day 3)

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 3: Pirke Avot 2:4 (Talmudic compilationContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe (Day 3)”

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