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Rabbi Berel Lerman
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Rabbi Berel Lerman is director of and
Kabbalah in the Hamptons. He is creator of “Seven Steps to Unlocking
Your Unlimited Potential -- A Spiritual Roadmap to Success and true

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Entries by Rabbi Berel Lerman

Modern Day Freedom

(3) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 6:19 PM

The holiday of Passover is upon us! Passover commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from Egyptian enslavement 3327 years ago. After many decades of backbreaking labor, through Divine intervention the Israelites were freed. They left Egypt and made their way to Mt. Sinai, where the Israelites received the Ten Commandments,...

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#Je Suis Juif: Europe's Time of Reckoning

(1) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 2:39 PM

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have shocked us all. Islamic extremists slaughtered lampoonists to avenge the honor of their prophet? This is terrorism falling to a whole new low!

In addition to the Charlie Hebdo massacre, one of the terrorists felt the urge to invade a kosher supermarket, murdering...

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The Human Menorah

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2014 | 4:16 PM

As I kindled the eighth light of the menorah on the last night of Hanukkah, many thoughts came to mind. The beautiful display of brightness with all branches of the menorah lit evoked a feeling of warmth, optimism and hope. Being surrounded by family and friends added a sense of...

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Where Aronofsky's Noah Misses the Boat

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 12:02 PM

The new movie Noah, about the biblical story of the great flood that wiped out civilization except for Noah and his family is raising a lot of eyebrows. Its always a slippery slope that needs to be treaded cautiously when producing historical events and even more so when reenacting a...

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Pew: Jews of No Religion

(2) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 11:26 AM

I'm sure many of you have heard or read about the recent Pew statistics on American Jewry and the depressing findings. Approximately 22 percent of Jewish Americans don't identify with any religion and in responding to the Pew poll categorized themselves as Jews of No Religion. This number...

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Let's All Be Children for a Day: Reflections on the Sandy Hook Tragedy

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2012 | 11:38 AM

In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, which brought about the brutal slaughter of 20 innocent little angels and six caring adults, people around the U.S. reacted with shock and disbelief.
There is nothing that hurts more than the loss of innocent life, especially when it involves children. People...

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Looking for Success? Look the 'Other' Way

(3) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 10:30 AM

After Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), we cannot help but to reflect on the previous year and how to make the upcoming year even better.

It is human nature to always want to grow and go beyond the status quo. There...

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INFOGRAPHIC: A 7-Step Roadmap to Unlocking Your Potential

(7) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM

"Who are we? What are our innermost wants? What really makes us happy? How can we live life to the fullest? How can one attain all-around success?" These are questions that humanity has pondered since the dawn of civilization.

Wars have been fought, empires built and defeated, and religions...

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The Real (Spiritual) Message of Kony 2012

(13) Comments | Posted March 20, 2012 | 1:53 PM

Anyone paying attention to social media lately has probably watched the video "Kony 2012" made popular on YouTube. It's a short video about the ruthless African war criminal Joseph Kony. For the past 25 years Koney and his forces have been abducting children, using them as solders, slaves and killing...

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