All posts by Rabbi David Booth


Exercise: Take note of people’s behaviors. Look intentionally to see kindness and even love in people’s actions. Can you especially see the hidden kindness even from people with whom you disagree? Each day, collect at least three such moments of kindness or love that you see from other people. Teachings on Kindness: According to the … Continue reading Kindness

Seeing by the Light of the Menorah

Rarely do we talk about the spiritual preparation for Hanukkah, and yet like every holiday it contains deep messages that require intentionality to appreciate and notice. Hanukkah brings light into darkness, which highlights both the light and the darkness. Darkness serves many purposes. Among them, a reminder of appreciating sight and realizing how much the … Continue reading Seeing by the Light of the Menorah