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Shavuot: Coming Together

Shavuot: Coming Together

Once upon a time, the Jewish People were really unified.


May 19, 2007

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Visitor Comments: 7

(7) Rosen, May 23, 2007 1:20 PM

Peace in One People

I certainly do feel closer to Heaven and G-d when I am with Jewish peers and family, especially on Shabbats and Shabbatons. That's why it is so important to stick together as the Jewish people and light unto the world by always marrying and being Jewish.

(6) Margarita, May 23, 2007 6:43 AM

you are right

I think that your massage is right, except I would say the main massage is "I'm not better than anyone else". The acceptance starts with young mother not been looked when her child is not behaving 100% (usually the look comes from the people who talk during the service anyway, but the moment the child is making a noise - there is the look). The massage is lets start with ourselves, lets behave the way we want other people behave towards us.
Thank you for the insparation

(5) Odelia, May 22, 2007 1:55 AM

How True!

Thank you, Rabbi Salomon. What we need more than anything is unity and love for one another. I have had the feeling for quite a few years now that if we would all gather in a unity rally, Jews from all over the world at the same time with no agenda other than being one, Mashiach would arrive in a heartbeat.
It's interesting that I am hearing this right after a tour I participated in Jerusalem this week. The tour guide, R' Benjy Levin (grandson of the great R' Aryeh Levin), told countless stories of the great people during the time of his grandfather, to whom respect and love of the other was most important to them. We can all take a lesson from that.

(4) sharona, May 21, 2007 6:25 PM

Eventhough we Jews fight sometimes, we still care about each other because we are family. :)

May we all come together and learn and practice as one

(3) Richard Womack, May 21, 2007 11:52 AM

Fabric of Life

Greetings dear Friends,
Since the beginnings of Western Philosophical thought millenia ago.We as people first, have placed ourselves apart from and above the surroundings from which we sprang.TO understand these surroundings,people have been divided,seperated and pigeonholed.
Clinging to the exaltation of the individual and at ease with the notion of finding the signifiance in being a small part of a larger whole.A Proud American to stand with you!

With Best Wishes,
Richard Womack

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