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Our forebears were prophets. Later, prophets and prophetesses guided us, chided us and comforted us.
After I’d been saying Kaddish for several months, it occured to me that I did not understand how the prayer related to my grandmother.
Torah refers to the Five Books of Moses, the entire Hebrew Bible, and the entire corpus of religious Jewish knowledge. Torah is how the Creator shares the purpose, intent, and desire behind all that exists.
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Daily Thought
Truth is simple: it has no clothes, no neat little box to contain it. But we cannot grasp that which has no box. We cannot perceive Truth without clothing. So Truth dresses up for us, in a story, in sage advice, in a blueprint of the cosmos—in clothes woven from the fabric of Truth itself. And then, when we have finally come to a firm grasp of that teaching, Truth switches clothes. It tells us another story—entirely at odds with the first. It tells us new advice—to go in a different direction. It provides another model of...
 
 
 
 
 
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