quando il gioco si fa puro i puri entrano in gioco

By Rabbi Marc D. Angel The Passover Haggadah presents a dramatic format for dealing with questions relating to religious observance. It presents four children, representing different attitudes toward Jewish belief and ritual, along with the framework for how to answer each of the questioners. The “rasha” (wicked child) is antagonistic to Jewish tradition. He/she does…

Being pedantic in our dealings with others

by Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe Haqpadah (being overly strict) is a by-product of haughtiness. Left unchecked, it can consume one’s life and its own by-products are hatred, competition, controversy, Lashon Hara’ (lit. evil tongue) and more. Whoever is overly strict with others must know that Heaven will treat him the same way. This character trait is…