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St. Louis Jewish Light

Dvar Torah: Quietly cultivate ‘earth-wisdom’ to help heal the world

D’var Torah: Quietly cultivate ‘earth-wisdom’ to help heal the world

RABBI JANINE SCHLOSSPublished July 7, 2022

I grew up mostly in California, and people often presume that I must have spent my whole life out communing with nature. In truth, I was never a big hiker, and I absolutely hated camping and boating. As an adult, I still hate camping, but I have...

 

Openness to miracles includes those we create

By Rabbi Elizabeth HershPublished July 2, 2020

Do you believe in miracles? Have you ever gazed at a sunset and wondered whether there was anything more breathtaking and awesome? Is not the birth of a child or the love between two human souls also miraculous? And what about ancient miracles? The Sea...

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson serves Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Chukkat offers cautionary tale about giving in to anger

BY RABBI JOSEF DAVIDSONPublished June 29, 2011

Of all of the emotions with which human beings have been equipped, the one which is the most discomfiting and often the most destructive is anger. Though this emotion - as all other human emotions - can be controlled and can actually be made to work...

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