Monthly Archives: February 2011

13 Admirable Character Traits of Rabbi Salanter

The following are the thirteen character traits that Rabbi Yisroel Salanter, the founder of the Mussar movement, encouraged folks to work on attaining י”ג מדות מרב ישראל סאלנטר זצ”ל  אמת:  שלא להוציא מן הפה דבר שאין הלב מעיד על אמיתתו … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect and Seeing Cause and Effect

Stubbornly Not Seeing Cause and Effect My father was in the bed next to the window, which meant all his visitors got to meet the hospital patient near the door.   That is how I got introduced to the close-to-the-door patient, … Continue reading

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