Tag Archives: positive psychology

Illumin8 2016

1st Night – Playing with Fire During the reign of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the Holy Temple had been used for the worship of Greek gods. When the Maccabees captured it, they set about rededicating it for the service of the God … Continue reading

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Can Judaism Make You Happier?

I recently participated in a rabbinic seminar on positive psychology, a new field that aims to increase people’s happiness level. Positive psychology advocates argue that happiness, defined as “the overall experience of pleasure and meaning,” is the “ultimate currency.” They … Continue reading

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