A collection of Rabbi Laibl Wolf’s weekly blogs. For almost half a century, Laibl has been a spiritual mentor and a worldwide teacher of the mystical side of Judaism. As an ordained Rabbi with a legal degree and psychology training Laibl’s blog provides fascinating perspective on current affairs and life issues.

Politics And Morality

Should a politician’s personal standards of morality be a relevant factor for our consideration? Or when making public appointments into positions of public influence?  Most people today seem to claim

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The Rock

Hard Rock

A detached bronzed autumn leaf driven by competing gusts, scooped up in the arms of the wind, twisting this way and then that way, wending an unknowable path to a

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Why the Jews?

Is it envy of 0.02% of the world’s population (Jews) earning 22% of Nobel Prizes? (That’s amazingly and totally disproportionally high!). Or is it ‘tall-poppy’ syndrome? (Even though Jews tend

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One Plus One

One Plus One

Recall the exhilaration you felt as a child when the jigsaw puzzle you laboured over finally began to fall into place, when the mathematical problem saw a potential solution, when

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Like Sheep To Slaughter

Like Sheep to Slaughter

We are facing anti-semitism – again. It is touchingly couched in a humanistic plea for ‘ceasefire’. Given our immediate past history, we Jews are being admonished  for waging a war

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Vulnerability

I had to travel overseas this week. Nothing new to me, as you well know. Except that this time my computer carry-bag containing my passport, credit cards, cash, and important

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I Believe

I Believe

In 1951, well known broadcast journalist and war correspondent, Edward Morrow, editorialised: “Around us all, now high like a distant thunderhead, now close upon us with the wet choking intimacy

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Youre Dreaming

You’re Dreamin’

‘You’re dreamin’, Luv’, is a distinctly Aussie expression intimating the impracticality and improbability of someone else’s idea. But are dreams always meaningless, ephemeral, subconscious expressions, devoid of meaning? Our spiritual

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The Rock

The Torah informs us that Yaakov has an epiphany. He takes some stones, arranges them as protection around his body, and, psychokinetically, blends them into one large rock. Today, verbal

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