Author Archives: admin

Pirke Avot 4:8

Rabbi Yose says: Whoever honors the Torah is himself honored by people; Whoever disgraces the Torah is himself disgraced by people. Rabbi Yose bar Chalafta was a student of Rabbi Akiva, writing and teaching in the 75 to 100 CE … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Pirke Avot 4:7

Rabbi Tzadok says: Do not separate yourself from the community; when serving as a judge do not act as a lawyer; do not make the Torah a crown for self-glorification, nor a spade to dig with. Hillel used to say:  He who … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Pirke Avot 4:6

Rabbi Yishmael bar Rabbi Yose said: One who studies Torah in order to teach is given the means to study and to teach;  One who studies Torah in order to practice is given the means to study and to teach, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Intro

Life is somewhat paradoxical isn’t it?  On the one hand – each one of us has a particular journey or road to travel in life.  On the other hand – none of us is truly alone! In the most obvious … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Pirke Avot 4:5

Pirke Avot 4:5 Rabbi Yochanan ben Beroka says: Whoever desecrates the Name of Heaven in secret, they will exact punishment from him in public; unintentional and intentional, both are alike regarding desecration of the Name. What are we doing (or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off