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Howard Witkin


The Kindness Paradox - Pirkei Avot 1:5

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

Active Learning: Pirkei Avot 1:4

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

Mind-Boggling Choices: Pirkei Avot 1:3

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

Three Pillars - Pirke Avot 1:2

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

Unlocking Ancient Wisdom - Pirkei Avot 1:1

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

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