Wise Fridays: Judaism Can Save Your Life

“Judaism, done right, has the power to save your life from being spent entirely on the trivial…But it can do more than that. Its goal is not just to make your life more satisfying… The ultimate goal is to transform the world into the kind of world God had in mind when He created it.  ”

Rabbi Harold Kushner

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