30 Jun 2016

To view the printer friendly version click here. Shelah 5776: The Spirit of Things “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”  — Dr Seuss Perashat Shelah haunts us. On the surface, it doesn’t seem to be a tale that…

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12 Jun 2015

Shelah Lekha 5775: But Wait! There’s More!   “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct” — Benjamin DiSraeli     As a child, one of my favourite television shows was “Mr. Wizard”. Mr Wizard, Don Herbert, was a scientist who conducted fascinating experiments on…

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13 Jun 2014

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”  ― Abraham Lincoln In perashat Shelah we find our ancestors standing upon the threshold of the Promised Land. They faced a reality that had been no more than a dream for centuries, and now…

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