The story of the spies offers an object lesson in the importance of diversity -- and the danger of homogeneity.
Fearful of what lies ahead, the Israelites wonder if they’d be better off returning to Egypt.
What exactly did the spies do wrong?
Learning to overcome setbacks, just like the Israelites.
We need to develop greater understanding of our role on this planet.
Like Moses and Caleb, we make progress in fits and starts.
Our relationship with the Divine must also encompass a relationship with the world that surrounds us.
The nostalgic memories we have of the past may seem appealing -- but they require closer inspection.
A reminder to participate in, and not just observe, the world around us
The commandment of tzitzit (fringes) reminds us to enhance our vision with faith and see new possibilities.