torah topics for today
Being Kind to Animals
We must remember that respect for the living creatures in this world is also an important value.
Gleanings From Our Own Blessings
Though it may be hard to see at times, we all have abundant blessings, and even a surplus, if only we could notice it.
This week's text connects food to the idea of holiness, which leads us to ask: What is holy about food?
Say No To Revenge And Grudges
When we bear a grudge or take revenge, we do not allow other people to say they are sorry and fix their mistakes.
How to Use Your Most Powerful Weapon
We are defined by how we use our tongues and by the words that leave our lips each day.
The Power of Words
While we might not break into boils when we gossip or spread rumors, it certainly can make us ugly on the inside.
Constantly Feeding Our Internal Spark
Our books, texts, and traditions bring new meaning to us at different stages of our life.
Humilty vs. Insecurity
There's a perpetual tension between fostering a strong sense of self in our children and ensuring that they don't become self-centered and egotistical.