23 Dec 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. Haftara for Vayesheb 5777 – Terrible Angels For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror which we are barely able to endure, and it amazes us so, because it serenely disdains to destroy us. Every angel is terrible.  — Rainer Maria Rilke Amos…

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02 Dec 2015

Vayesheb 5776: Faithful Dealings “Every person’s work, whether it be literature, music, pictures, architecture or anything else,  is always a portrait of oneself.” — Samuel Butler There is a trend among today’s motivators and mentors encouraging us to do what we love. The late Steve Jobs put it this…

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12 Dec 2014

Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in…

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