The Ten Plagues. Dam, Tzfardaya, Kinim.. In English: Blood. Frogs. Lice. Wild Beasts. Pestilence. Boils. Hail. Locusts. Darkness. Slaying of the First-born.
Tonight begins the holiday of Passover. Other than Rosh Hashana and Yom Kipur, this is the one holiday that most Jews celebrate. Oh, Chanuka comes close, but most folks still
My calendar is governed by new moons. The new moon sets the new month, which is called Rosh Chodesh (the beginning of the month) in Hebrew. Last Friday night was the new moon. But, because I had a guest blogger last week and a few timely additions, this post got moved in the queue.
Who is wise? S/He who learns from everyone.
These words from the Talmud (Gmara) remind us that we are never the smartest person in the room. We always can learn from another. Today, I will share words of wisdom from two great people- Rabbi Avi Weiss and President Abraham Lincoln.