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Making Peace Last

Posted September 21, 2011 | 17:57:42 (EST)

Over the course of this summer, I have had the honor of meeting many leaders in Palestine. The perception when I've met with these men in positions of political power hasn't been that Kabbalah is Jewish. I was not greeted as a Jew or Israeli person stopping by to make...

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Certainty: A Principle of Kabbalah

Posted April 21, 2011 | 14:48:27 (EST)

There is a call to action happening all over the world. I just returned from a tour in Latin America, and in three days between Uruguay, Paraguay, Panama, Chile and Argentina, I spoke on Kabbalah to more than 3,500 people. Everyone feels the same thing: that the world is really...

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Talkin' About a Revolution

Posted March 2, 2011 | 15:00:00 (EST)

The proof is all over the news. If I said it once, I'll say it again: We have the power to change everything.

In the Middle East, where an individual's power was formerly oppressed, people are now rising up and calling for reform of their governments. Libya, Iraq, Bahrain, Yemen,...

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A Light of Hope in Mexico

Posted February 16, 2011 | 12:51:33 (EST)

Twenty men "disappeared" in Mexico. Thirty-three people killed in a single weekend. Fifteen heads laid out on the street by a store front. One hundred and thirty-four tons of confiscated weed burned by officials.

Because of these kinds of headlines, people thought I was out of my mind when I...

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Hugging Our Inner Child, Not Our Chaos

Posted January 19, 2011 | 03:21:00 (EST)

Last month on Facebook, there was a campaign to change your profile picture to a cartoon character. The goal was to see no human faces for the weekend in an effort to raise awareness for child abuse.

Some people said that a viral campaign like this doesn't make a bit...

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Kabbalah: A Sacred Science of the Future

Posted January 4, 2011 | 18:07:10 (EST)

I enjoyed reading "The Jewish View of Creationism" by Rabbi Adam Jacobs on Huffington Post. Coincidentally, we at Kabbalah Publishing are re-editing one of the Rav's previous works in which he discusses time and space from the perspective of Science and the Bible. (The title is Navigating the...

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Out of the Mouths of Babes (VIDEO)

Posted November 17, 2010 | 18:08:00 (EST)

He's only 11 years old, but Birke Baehr wowed a large audience with his speech on "What's Wrong with our Food System and How We Can Make a Difference."

Birke sees through corporate efforts that aim to maneuver kids into persuading their parents to buy brightly disguised junk food...

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The Power of Words

Posted September 14, 2010 | 14:45:29 (EST)

Our Founding Fathers were genius with words.

"When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws...
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Football: More Than Just a Game

Posted July 14, 2010 | 15:06:13 (EST)

Every four years, people of all shapes and sizes, ethnicities and countries, gather around stadiums, watering holes, and television sets, to witness what many believe is the world's most exciting sporting event, the FIFA world cup. This occasion unifies countries, evokes patriotism and makes kids out of adults of all...

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We All Have Oil on Our Hands

Posted June 21, 2010 | 21:40:56 (EST)

At first I resisted commenting on the oil spill in the Gulf. What more could I add to what has already been said. But then I realized that as disturbing as it is, this disaster provides us with an opportunity for something good, perhaps even a turning point that invokes...

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What the @#$% is Going On?

Posted May 10, 2010 | 10:00:00 (EST)

The last few months have been host to one natural disaster after another. It seems like every time I read the news I am confronted with more devastating reports about our world. Catastrophic earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, Mexico and Taiwan took countless...

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Rebuilding Haiti Right

Posted March 31, 2010 | 22:40:46 (EST)

Today, March 31, in New York City, the United Nations hosted the International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti. On the table for discussion is the billions in aid requested by the Haitian government, $2.8 billion of which will be donated by the U.S. government.

The...

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Change Looks Like Health Care

Posted March 25, 2010 | 13:49:00 (EST)

As usual, people are divided about whether or not the new health care bill is a good thing or a bad thing for this country. Even President Obama himself stated in his address to the nation, "...So this isn't radical reform. But it is major reform. This legislation will not...

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God And Politics

Posted February 1, 2010 | 10:43:00 (EST)

In the State of the Union, Obama invoked Kennedy and Regan in the same sentence in reference to their vision of a world without nuclear weapons. This got me thinking about what other things both parties have in common.

God.

Obama ended his speech saying "God Bless You,...

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Focus in Front

Posted December 28, 2009 | 13:25:57 (EST)

I'm often asked the question: when is enough, enough?

On one hand, we know that everything happens for a reason, and there are no mistakes or coincidences.

On the other hand, we learn that we can never give up, knowing that with the right tools and energy, we can reverse...

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Spirituality: Do You Know Where You Are Going?

Posted December 18, 2009 | 11:57:01 (EST)

We spend most of our lives having no clue what we are doing on this earth. We may have a 'to-do' list, or a schedule, but in the bigger picture, most of us are not privy to this information.

We don't have to possess the exact formula. That's for very...

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