The Day of Completion

The regular Sabbath day. It happens after every six days. It completes the week. To understand Hebrew spirituality is to understand the steady drive for self improvement, for an honourable growth. The Sabbath rest is pivotal in this cycle. The goal isn’t “perfection” as we have come to understand it, but the completion of what …

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Walk the Talk

On the Easter Trail Rabbi Jacob Neusner has observed that “‘Take up your cross and follow me’ is not the same thing as ‘study the Torah that I teach, which I have studied from my master before me.’” The situation is at once simpler than that, whilst being more complicated. Yet, the Rabbi was succinct: …

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