Acharei-Kedoshim – Climb Your Everest, But…

Acharei-Kedoshim – Climb Your Everest, But…

Many a climber of Everest has spent enormous energy training for the challenge, but is it just for a momentary ‘high’ of conquering the peak? It’s their descent and excitement that uplifts others through their achievement. That is what Nadav and Avihu should have done rather than seek a transcendental ‘high’ but refuse to descend

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Acharei-Kedoshim – Challenge Draws the Best From Us

Acharei-Kedoshim – Challenge Draws the Best From Us

The term ‘scape-goat’ is used to describe the assignment of social or economic ills onto a conveniently visible but innocent minority group – thereby avoiding responsibility. But its origins arise in this week’s sedra and actually provide a very important psychological teaching on the importance of ridding ourselves of unnecessary weight of guilt, so that

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