Shah! The Evil Eye!

“Oh, what a beautiful baby!” a woman says to another. “Kayn ayin harah,” the mother replies, “There shouldn’t be an evil eye!” What a strange reaction this is! Wouldn’t “thank you” be…

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Oh Evil Tongue

“Come and see how great the power of an evil tongue is! Whence do we know [its power]? From the spies: for if it happens thus to those who bring up an evil report against wood and stones,…

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Recognize Evil

Unfortunately we have to recognize terror for what it is; pure evil.

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

The term “ghetto” has a sad connotation in Jewish history and a very negative association when referring to certain poor urban areas. The term’s etymology, however, originates from a…

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Reunited and It Feels So Good!

Have you missed the unity with our Israeli brothers and sisters these past three-and-a- half months? Has our non-alignment bothered you? When the first day of Passover falls on Shabbat,…

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Look Good and Comply with Jewish Law

Because the long tradition behind Jewish law usually has more grey than black and white, much nuance exists. Study Jewish law and experience the millennia-long tapestry of opinions and…

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It’s All Good

One ancient and ongoing philosophical question is: If God is perfect, and God created the world, can anything that God created be inherently bad? We all know that there is evil in the…

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Good Neighbors

While Nittai the Arbelite warns to keep far from an evil neighbor, it is good to enhance peace in the world by being friendly with your neighbors.

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Good Morning Sunshine

Say “good evening” or “good morning” to the doorman, crossing guard, mailman, etc....all of the people who make your life easier but whom we sometimes overlook.

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Share The Good

Share your good dreams with your friends and family.

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Your Good Life

Take an honest assessment of the good things you have, and appreciate your life.

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Your Good Life

Take an honest assessment of the good thing you have and appreciate your life.

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Good Foods

Enjoy the good foods of the world, but stop when you are satiated.

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Good Day To You

Blessings can come from anyone. Don't hesitate to give other people a blessing, even a simple one such as "Have a good day."

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A Good Week

On Saturday night, after Shabbat has ended, it is customary to greet one's fellow by wishing him/her a "Shavua Tov" (Hebrew) or a "Gut Voch" (Yiddish), which means a "Good week."

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Is It Good To Be The King?

Parashat Shoftim addresses many issues, among them the Jewish jurisprudential system, false prophets and the Arei Miklat, cities of refuge. The guidelines for the appointment of a future…

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Is It Good To Be The King?

Parashat Shoftim addresses many issues, among them the Jewish jurisprudential system, false prophets, and the Arei Miklat, cities of refuge. The guidelines for the appointment of a future…

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Good Sense from Nikolsburg!

The Biblical phrase, “Love your fellow as yourself” (Leviticus 19:18) serves as the foundational verse promoting Ahavat Chinam (baseless love) and Ahavat Yisrael (love for fellow Jews).…

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Rebuke for Good

It is “human nature” to question the ups and downs of life. Of course, people mostly question the downs of life. The Jewish view of the world, however, is that nothing happens by chance.…

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Good Side

Leave judgement to the Divine and assume the best about other people's actions and intentions. 

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Good Communication

Listen carefully to what other people are saying and think before you speak.

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Good Food

Maintain a healthy, well-balanced and kosher diet.

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Good Everything

This Shabbat, wish others a "Shabbat Shalom and Mo'adim l'simcha."

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Good Fitness

Make sure to take care of yourself by working out and exercising regularly.

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Good Eye

To "firgun" means to give someone the benefit of the doubt. Seeing someone in a more positive light will likely make you feel better too!

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Be a Good Samaritan

Looking out for one’s fellow is not merely a nice thing to do. Judaism considers it obligatory.

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Good to Ask

When you have questions on Jewish law or custom, ask a rabbi for guidance.

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Good for All

Invest yourself in the Jewish education of the children in your life.

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Participate for Good

If you are athletic, use your abilities to help raise money for important causes (marathons, bikeathons, etc).

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Little Good Deeds

Find small ways of doing kind things for others.

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