Transforming Hatred and Anger Into Love
The Baal Shem Tov, the founder of the Hassidic movement, explained that ‘the world is a mirror’– the defects we see in others are a reflection of our own. When Moses sent spies on a reconnaissance mission to Israel, they returned with an evil report about the land...
A Jewish Perspective on Anger and Hatred
“If you want a picture of the future; imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.” (George Orwell, 1984, chapter 3) Our rabbis worried about the effects of hatred. They attributed the destruction of the Second Temple to the internal battles of the Jewish community....
The Goals of Moral Education: The Rambam’s View, Part I
In my previous article, I wrote about the necessity for a renewed and broadened focus on moral education in Jewish communities. In a discussion about the post on the Lookjed Online Discussion Group, Rabbi Dr Barry Kislowicz argued convincingly that we need to define the goals of moral education before...
July 5, 2019
5 Steps to Transform Your Marriage ( Step 1) The Power of Listening
Aryeh Sampson Psychotherapist shares insights to improve marriage.