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How To Speak Like A Mensch

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Though it has become popular in our culture for people of influence to project supreme confidence, speak in dismissive tones and dominate the "conversation," Jewish tradition teaches that there are "seven traits that characterize a cultivated individual" -- they all have to do with how we communicate.

What Do You Pray For At This Stage Of Your LIfe?

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

Life intervenes -- and our prayers change. Just as there are different tasks for the different stages of our lives, there are different prayers. What questions are you asking?