Howard Witkin
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Howard Witkin

The Kindness Paradox - Pirkei Avot 1:5

The Kindness Paradox - Pirkei Avot 1:5

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Genuine kindness occurs when our sole motivation is caring about the welfare of others.


Active Learning: Pirkei Avot 1:4

Active Learning: Pirkei Avot 1:4

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To truly understand Torah, philosophical principles need to be translated into action.


Mind-Boggling Choices: Pirkei Avot 1:3

Mind-Boggling Choices: Pirkei Avot 1:3

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God could have created a bunch of puppets. He created humans instead.


Three Pillars - Pirke Avot 1:2

Three Pillars - Pirke Avot 1:2

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A chair needs three legs to stand. Our spiritual lives also have a 3-part balance.


Unlocking Ancient Wisdom - Pirkei Avot 1:1

Unlocking Ancient Wisdom - Pirkei Avot 1:1

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The first in a series on ethical lessons from a widely studied section of Talmudic literature.


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