Archive for category Ethics of Fathers

Spritual Fallout

My latest on Pirkei Avos, from this week’s Aish.com.

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Let Out Spirits Soar

New Pirkei Avos Column explores the exultation of true humility.

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Nothing is Random

Thor Heyerdahl and Rosa Parks meet Ben Azzai in my latest Pirkei Avos column.

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Tu B’Shvat

Today, when we observe the “birthday of the trees,” here’s a look back on what the sages had to say about roots and branches as the symbols of wisdom and good deeds.

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The Diet for the Soul

My new Pirkei Avos column describes the ultimate battlefield on which we fight the war for spiritual development.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

One of the most quoted, and most relevant, insights into human nature as I begin the fourth chapter of Pirkei Avos.

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Certainty and Doubt

My latest column on Pirkei Avos, discussing doubt as an essential ingredient in certainty and the acquisition of wisdom.

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