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From Great to Good: Rosh Hashanah Day 2, 5777

In the 19th Century, British philosopher Thomas Carlyle argued that history is mainly about the accomplishments of great people. Since then, many thinkers have pointed out the flaws in Carlyle’s “Great Men” theory, but, whether intentionally or not, history is … Continue reading

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Born in Jerusalem

Our life experiences change us. Often, whether consciously or not, we pass those experiences on to our children. We inherited our parents’ experiences, too, even if they were unconscious of the experiences’ impact on them, and even if they never … Continue reading

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