Learning in order to remember and remembering in order to learn

Will You perform a wonder for the dead? Will the shades rise and thank You forever? 
Will Your kindness be told in the grave, Your faith in destruction?
Will Your wonder be known in the darkness, or Your righteousness in the land of oblivion?
– Psalm 88:11-13

Today is Armenian Genocide Memorial Day, so I’ve been reflecting on the historical events we commemorate in a particular way this day and trying to honour the victims by educating myself a bit more about what happened. 

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Moral maturity & Passover

I love getting Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ words of wisdom via WhatsApp message on my phone. He always offers such refreshing and illuminating insights.

Today I listened to a short clip about the custom of spilling a drop of wine, including at the mention of the ten plagues during the Passover Seder meal. Continue reading “Moral maturity & Passover”