The Source

This blog was inspired by Rabbi Lazer Brody’s Cd, Dollars and Sense. Even though the Cd is directed to a Jewish audience, I was instructed that non-Jews have to do some editing to apply Jewish resources to our lives. At this time there are not many resources out there for the righteous gentiles of the …

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Eye Of The Tiger

The other morning, while listening to the radio on the way to work one of my favorite songs from the Rocky movies came on. As I sang along with the radio some of the words of the song took on a different meaning to me. Coming from a background of studying for Orthodox Jewish conversion, …

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The Power of Kindness

“There is no hope of joy except in human relations.” Antoine De Saint-Exupery I began this blog from a thought I had when I read a statement in a Facebook thread I was following. A day later I saw a book on my shelf that I had not yet read, the subject of the book …

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Baggage

This morning I began the study of a book I was recommended by a friend, ‘The Introduction To The Talmud by Maimondides’ translated by Zvi Lampel. In the translator’s Preface is found a statement that I found myself pondering on all morning, “...by peerless, earnest toil, in an attempt to understand the will of Hashem.” …

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Learning or Entertainment

Many of my readers know that I spent 6+ years studying Orthodox Jewish conversion and right at the time I was about to move to a Jewish community, I asked myself that question that everyone going through the proses asks or is asked, “Why are do you want to convert?”. For those wondering I did …

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