PUBLISHED IN THE FORWARD COURTESY OF GO2FILMS DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING Despite the ease with which men and women connect using phones, social media and the Internet, lasting relationships seem to be harder than ever to obtain. When it comes to Millennials, there are serious obstacles in finding compatible members of the opposite sex online or in person. The popularity of reality TV shows like “The Bachelor” seems to reinforce this challenge. The irony is that connecting has
Featured on: HUFFINGTON POST | TIMES OF ISRAEL Years ago a man by the name of Andrew Burian spoke to MJE participants about his experience during the Holocaust. After finishing his incredible account of survival of many concentration camps, an audience member asked “Why did you stay religious after enduring and witnessing all those horrors?”.
I’ll never forget his answer:
“Because I loved it,” he sighed. “I missed it”.
What does love have to do with religion? For so many
REFLECTION OF THE DAY – “What is Kabbalah anyway?” Yesterday we spent the day in the holy city of Tzfat. Besides being an important part of Israel’s 1948 War of Independence, it is considered the center of Kabbalah due to the many great Rabbis and Kabbalists who emigrated there in the late 1400’s/early 1500’s following the expulsion of Jews from Spain. But what is Kabbalah, really? In our generation Kabbalah has been presented as something new and even separate from classical
When we think of a happy, ideal couple, we tend to think of something like the image above. Two people, lost in one other, basking in each other’s positive energy. Anyone who has been in love knows this feeling, and this pose. As an alternative, the ideal couple looks more like this: Two people, facing the same direction. Side by side, partners. What are they facing? God, the universe, a mission – they serve something higher than themselves. The first situation is a kind of i