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How Do We Avoid Life’s Pitfalls?

History is replete with examples of people who had the world at their feet, and then threw it all away.

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Posted on 14 June 2018 in Audio, Your Parsha

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How Do We Rise Above Groupthink?

Human beings are social creatures. We are influenced heavily and decisively by those around us, and very often base our thoughts, actions and opinions on what others think, do and believe. How do we withstand this social pressure, this groupthink? And more than this, is there a way we can use it to our advantage?

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Posted on 07 June 2018 in Audio, Your Parsha

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Are You Humble?

For many of our sages, humility is the ultimate Torah value. The Ramchal sees it as one of the highest spiritual and moral states a person can reach. The Ramban writes passionately about humility in his famous letter to his son, describing it as the access point for a host of other Torah values. For the Rambam, humility is the rare exception to his Golden Mean – a trait which requires us to go to extremes. Why?

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Posted on 31 May 2018 in Audio, Your Parsha

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How Do We Move On In Life?

How do we respond when we are confronted with our own moral failings and misdeeds? Do we acknowledge openly what we have done wrong, and take full responsibility? Or do we withdraw into our defences, deflecting our wrongdoing, turning a blind eye, maintaining the façade? As it turns out, how we answer that question can change both the past and the future.

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Posted on 24 May 2018 in Audio, Your Parsha

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Always Receiving

We don’t just remember our Jewish history. We relive it. We re-integrate the experiences, and make them part of our daily lives – tangible and relevant in every way.

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Posted on 17 May 2018 in Audio, Your Parsha

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