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48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #31

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #31, “Loving G-d’s creatures” Given all...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #30

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #30, “Loving the Omnipresent” In a memoir of...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #29

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #29, “Being beloved” The Kotzker Rebbe said:...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #28

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #28, “Claim no credit” An old joke runs like...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #27

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #27, “Have a filter” The connotation here is...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #26

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #26, “Happiness with one’s lot” Look at a...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #25

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #25, “Knowing one’s place” Twenty-six ways...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #24

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #24, “Acceptance of suffering” “Why me?”...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #23

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #23, “Faith in the sages” Faith in the...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #22

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #22, “A good heart” A good heart is a...