Rafael Pavia: The Meaning of Life

Knowing oneself fills our lives with meaning, so when we ask ourselves, “where do we come from?” we respond — to ourselves; and when we ask, “where are we going?” we respond — to ourselves. When answering the “meaning of life” question we can answer in a thousand […]

Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks: The Meaning of Life… both sweetness and bitterness

Excellence Reporter: Reb Brian, what is the meaning of life? Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks: Let’s look at Deuteronomy, 11:26-28 רְאֵ֗ה אָנֹכִ֛י נֹתֵ֥ן לִפְנֵיכֶ֖ם הַיּ֑וֹם בְּרָכָ֖ה וּקְלָלָֽה “See, I set before you today blessing and curse”  This is the message to us in every moment: life is both blessing and […]