Wise Fridays: A Song of Sorrow

“Three ways are open to a man who is in sorrow. He who stands on a normal rung weeps, he who stands higher is silent, but he who stands on the topmost rung converts his sorrow into song. ”

Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk

Find more Wise Fridays wisdom on MJL.

Discover More

Wise Fridays: Behaving Wisely

“History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.” —Abba Eban Find more ...

Wise Fridays: The Most Difficult Commandment

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai said that the most difficult to observe of all the 613 commandments is “Honor your father ...

Wise Fridays: Even Gnats and Flies

“The Rabbis said: Even though you may think them superfluous in this world, creatures such as flies, bugs, and gnats ...