Adam and Eve: Is Too Much Knowledge a Dangerous Thing? Part 1 Adam & Eve: Is Too Much Knowledge a Dangerous Thing? (2:4 – 3:24) In the story of creation, the Torah tells us that G-d created us to give us a gift. So why is life

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Take Control

Author: Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski INNERNET MAGAZINEhttp://innernet.org.ilJANUARY 2006 *    *    * “TAKE CONTROL!” by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski  *    *    * Quite often, we hear the advice, “Take control!” this can indeed be soundadvice provided it is understood that the control taken is of oneself.Unfortunately, some people

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Mans Potential For Greatness

Author: based on the teaching of Rav Noach Weinberg In the Torah G-d says to the Jewish people “Banim atem L’Hashem Elokeichem” – you are children to Hashem your G-d. (Dvarim 14:1, Pirke Avos 3:18). Just as a father naturally wants to give all that is good

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New phys ed favors fitness over sports

Author: Kathy Slobogin – CNN CNN(CNN) — For many baby boomers, physical education class was daily torture. Slow children were sitting ducks for dodge ball, while klutzes were subject to humiliation, hoping against hope they wouldn’t be picked last for a team. Not only were there scars,

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God’s Love For Man

Introduction to Torah Study I. Life is for pleasure Tell your class: “It is a principle of Jewish understanding that G-d created us because He wanted to give us pleasure. Illustration: When you have children you’ll see, or if you already have children you know that all

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You Are What You Choose

1. How Can We Take On Work Knowing We’re Not Going To Finish It? The Mishna in Pirkei Avos says “Lo alecha hamlacha ligmor, v’lo ata ben chorin l’hibatel mimenu.” (It’s not up to you to finish the work, but you’re not free to exempt yourself from

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Judaism 101

Author: Rabbi Mark Spiro God is real He’s also infinite It’s very difficult to relate to infinity Even the name itself (not finite) – we only know what it isn’t Since it’s difficult, people either endow G-d with human attributes (childish) or relate to him as extremely

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