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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ASHREI – HAPPY

  Psalm 146: 5a Happy is he whose help is the God of Jacob, (www.mechon-mamre.org) The first Hebrew word of this verse is ‘Ashrei’, it is translated into the English as, happy, praiseworthy or praises. When I read this verse the other day, it has been in my thoughts now for days. I knew from …

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Taking A Closer Look

Here recently I have begun to take a closer look at what is being said in Genesis 9 and the Seven Commandments of the Creator. Sometimes I find myself lost in the world of one word or phrase of a verse. I am one who will dig the meaning of things out; I have many …

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