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The Art of Being Human

If someone were to ask you to define yourself in a few words, what would come to mind? Would you say: ‘a Man’, ‘a Woman’, ‘a Jew’, or ‘a Muslim’? You would indeed be correct in choosing one or more … Continue reading

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The Nature of Intelligence

We find ourselves in the midst of a season of gift-giving. Everyone ponders what they could possibly give their friends and family that they would appreciate. As human beings, our deepest appreciation is for things that nurture our deepest qualities. … Continue reading

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Revealing The Feminine Millennium Part 2

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Revealing The Feminine Millennium Part 1

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What Is the Cause of Antisemitism?

By Manis Friedman There are two mysteries that have defied explanation for as long as anyone can remember. The first mystery is anti-Semitism, which is a mystery because there are few things in history that have been as consistent, as universal, … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Do Something – Stand There!

Wednesday begins the second half of the week and preparations for Shabbat.   Q. Why three days preparation just to stop working? I can stop working at a moment’s notice. A. Shabbat is more than cessation of work. On Shabbat … Continue reading

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Cold Soup

By Manis Friedman If you ask someone coming out of church on a Sunday, “Do you believe in G-d?” the worshipper is shocked. “What type of question is that? Of course I do!” If you then ask him, “Do you consider yourself … Continue reading

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What Is Freedom Of Choice?

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Jew Vs. Judaism

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The Romance of Attraction

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