Parshat Bechukotai 5782

Short Idea- Parshat Bechukotai 5782💡Hod- Gratitude 🙏 The special attribute of this week of the Omer is Hod💥. One of the meanings of hod is l’hodot, which means to thank, to be thankful. Part of the special light of this week, in addition of course to the awesome light of Lag B’Omer and Rebbe Shimon🔥,Continue reading “Parshat Bechukotai 5782”

Parashat Kedoshim 5782

Parshat Kedoshim 5782- Short Idea💡Being Clean.In this week’s parsha Hashem gives us different mitzvahs which help us to be holy. “You shall be holy, for holy am I, Hashem your God.”In addition to the mitzvahs that we learn about in this weeks parsha, I think🤔 that another aspect of holiness is working on introspection; takingContinue reading “Parashat Kedoshim 5782”

Parshat Pekudei 5782

Parshat Pekudei 5782💡The 12 Steps; I’m helpless to change without help from Hashem and others. I started learning last week in a twelve step program💖 run by an Israeli outreach organization. There were people there from all backgrounds. Some of the participants are recovering addicts, but many of the participants are those who came toContinue reading “Parshat Pekudei 5782”

Joey Rosenfeld on Brokenness

A friend of mine sent me this quote recently, while he was listening to Joey Rosenfeld’s interview on the Meaningful People podcast. I think it is a very powerful insight which complements my last article about the beauty of a broken heart. Joey Rosenfeld is a brilliant young teacher and therapist living in St. Louis,Continue reading “Joey Rosenfeld on Brokenness”

Mindfulness According to Rebbe Nachman 9- A Broken Heart

What does it mean to have a broken heart?  Is having a broken heart the same thing as sadness?  What is the difference between them?  We touched on the subject of sadness in the first article in this series- Mindfulness According to Rebbe Nachman.  Let us explore what Rebbe Nachman teaches us regarding these questions.Continue reading “Mindfulness According to Rebbe Nachman 9- A Broken Heart”