With stories and insights, Rabbi Twerski's new book Twerski on Machzor makes Rosh Hashanah prayers more meaningful.
Communication, respect, and honesty are the building blocks of healthy relationships, and consent is about all of those things.
To avoid the deterioration from recurring, they must change themselves into new beings. Adding a Chanukah candle every night symbolizes this concept in a spiritual way.
Remaining at a plateau is hardly desirable for anyone, but it is utterly unacceptable for people who seek renewal.
The Greeks transformed the Temple into a house of idol worship. This explains why the Greeks carefully scoured the Temple grounds searching for pure flasks of oil (bearing the seal of the High Priest).
John Letts, 56, and Sally Lane, 54, began their week-long fast on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in central London at 1pm on Thursday.He denies joining the terror group ISIS but has previously said he wanted to return to the UK to 'explain some things' to his family'.His parents are awaiting trial for funding terrorism by sending cash to their son - charges which they deny.Focus on the people you can help, and don't be obsessed with those you cannot help. Renewal requires advancing beyond the previous state.I once heard a recovered alcoholic, twenty years sober, say, "The man that I was drank, and the man that I was will drink again." If people who emerge from a deteriorated state go back to the state prior to the deterioration, nothing has been accomplished, because history will repeat itself.In June Jack was said to have fled Raqqa to Kurdish controlled territory where he was being held captive by local forces.