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10/13/2020 07:45:50 AM

Oct13

Patience (savlanoot) and Tolerance (sovlanoot) 

11/20/2020 09:53:14 AM

Nov20

Y. Kinberg

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Nov 24 at 12.45 (2.45 pm EST, 9.45pm Israel).

 

 

We will continue to discuss COMPASSION and KINDNESS As key elements of our daily life and start discussing Patience (SAVLANOOT) and Tolerance (SOVLANOOT)

 

Watch this animation regarding Compassion and Kindness and try to do Hanan proposed...Read more...

Compassion and Kindness

11/01/2020 09:47:31 AM

Nov1

Y. Kinberg

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Nov 17 at 12.45 (2:45 p.m. EST, 9:45 p.m. Israel)  

We will continue to  discuss COMPASSION and  KINDNESS As key elements of our daily life

 

Watch this animation re Compassion and Kindness and try to do Hanan proposed homework.

 

Click HERE to See the study guide 

Truth and Trust

10/14/2020 10:16:15 AM

Oct14

Y. Kinberg

We will continue to discuss TRUTH as a key to building and maintaining TRUST.

As homework please work on the following: 

 

a. What are the benefits of telling the truth even if it is not comfortable/easy? What is the downside?

      

b. What situations resulted in uncomfortable situations of telling the truth?

  - How have you handled...Read more...

Equanimity and Joy/Truth

10/13/2020 01:34:56 PM

Oct13

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday Oct  13 at 12.45 (3.45 pm EST)  .

 

 

We will  continue to discuss your experience in enhancing  EQUANIMITY and JOY in Sukkot and start discussing TRUTH as a key to building and maintaining TRUST..

As homework please  continue to  work on the following: 

 

 

 

a.  What...Read more...

JUDGING PEOPLE FAVORABLY

09/10/2020 01:55:29 PM

Sep10

Y. Kinberg

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Sep 15 at 12.45 (3.45 pm EST).

We will continue  discussing your: LIFE PURPOSE, MISSION, and TIKUNIM (What you need to fix) and start discussing JUDGING PEOPLE FAVORABLY

As homework please work on the following: 

a. What makes you happy?

   - can these elements be part of your life purpose?

b. Create a list of potential alternatives as...Read more...

LIFE PURPOSE, MISSION, and TIKUNIM

09/03/2020 02:56:55 PM

Sep3

Y. Kinberg

We will continue  discussing  your: LIFE PURPOSE, MISSION, and TIKUNIM (What you need to fix)

 

As homework please work on the following: 

a. What makes you happy?

      - can these elements be part of your life purpose?

 

b.  Create a list of potential alternatives as possible life purpose candidates:

     - Get...Read more...

Thoughts, Speech, Action, and Life's Purpose: Mission and Tikunim 

08/21/2020 10:55:59 AM

Aug21

Yoram Kinberg

THOUGHTS SPEECH and ACTION   And start discussing our: LIFE PURPOSE, MISSION and TIKUNIM (What we need to fix)   As homework please start thinking about your Life Purpose and Mission and    continue to work on the following:      a. What are the benefits of thinking before speaking?      - negative outcomes if you don't     ...Read more...

Thoughts, Speech, and Action 

08/13/2020 02:12:49 PM

Aug13

Y. Kinberg

As homework please continue to work on the following:

 

 

 a. What are the benefits of thinking before speaking?

     - negative outcomes if you don't 

      - negative aspects of thinking too much before speaking.

 

 b.  What are the benefits of thinking before acting? 

       - negative...Read more...

Silence

08/02/2020 12:20:35 AM

Aug2

Y. Kinberg

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday Aug 4 12.45 (3.45 pm EST)  .

 

We will continue to discuss the Midda of   SILENCE:

a.  Be in quiet/ noise free space

b.  Restrain your speaking - Listen 

 

As homework please work on the following:

 

 

 a. What are the benefits of being in a quiet space

   ...Read more...

Order and Silence

07/26/2020 07:38:32 AM

Jul26

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday July 28 at 12.45 (3.45 pm EST)  .

We will continue to discuss the Midda of ORDER:

a. Time (e.g. scheduling and keeping appointments)

b. Space  (e.g. keeping documents), finding keys/glasses) 

c.  Money (e.g. making payments, having a budget)

We will start discussing SILENCE ---When it is more powerful to listen than...Read more...

Order 

07/16/2020 01:36:43 PM

Jul16

Y. Kinberg

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday, July 21 at 12.45 (3.45 pm EST).

We will continue to discuss the Midda of ORDER:

a. Time (e.g. scheduling and keeping appointments)

b. Space  (e.g. keeping documents), finding keys/glasses) 

c.  Money (e.g. making payments, having a budget)

As homework please work on the following:

 a. What are the benefits of keeping order in...Read more...

Procrastination 

07/13/2020 11:32:25 AM

Jul13

Y. Kinberg

 

Hi all :

 

Our next Mussar class is on Tuesday July 14 at 12.45 (3.45 pm EST)  .

 

We will continue to discuss the Midda of PROCRASTINATION... and

start discussing ORDER

 

As homework please continue to work on the following:

 

a. What Do you do with enthusiasm/Urgency?

      -...Read more...

Procrastination

07/07/2020 12:18:42 PM

Jul7

Y. Kinberg

We will continue to discuss the Midda of PROCRASTINATUON...

 

As homework please explore the following:

 

a. What Do you do with enthusiasm/Urgency?

      - WHY?

 

b. What do you tend to delay/postpone?

      - WHY?

C. What actions do you take to get:

      c1 Urgent things done

   ...Read more...

choosing ,cultivating, maintaining and deepening friendships .

06/04/2020 10:29:52 PM

Jun4

Y. Kinberg

Our Next Mussar class is on Tuesday, June 9 at 1245 (345 pm Est)    We will continue to discuss how should we go about choosing ,cultivating,...Read more...

05/08/2020 07:52:53 AM

May8

Hi all: Our Next Mussar class is on Tuesday May 12 at 1245 (345 pm Est)        We will continue to discuss SILVER-LINING-  Have optimism and Find the Silver Lining in our present difficult times .. Hope you can all make...Read more...

For May 5

05/01/2020 08:16:45 AM

May1

We will  continue to discuss patience in today’s life

And

Start discussing SILVER-LINING- גם זו לטובה

Have optimism and Finding the Silver Lining in our present difficult...Read more...

Homework for 4/23

04/20/2020 10:15:20 PM

Apr20

Y. Kinberg

We will continue to discuss CHESED (love and kindness) and share your personal experience RE acts of kindness by you to others or by others to you...


We will also start the midda of Patience.. - Where is our patience tested these days?

-  How do you best deal with it?

 

Please continue to work on the following aspects of...Read more...

Homework for 4/21

04/20/2020 08:41:49 AM

Apr20

We will continue to discuss CHESED (love and kindness) and share your personal experience RE acts of kindness by you to others or by others to you...


We will also start the midda of Patience.. - Where is our patience tested these days?

-  How do you best deal with it?

Please continue to work on the following aspects of kindness:

- Acts...Read more...

Homework for 4/13 Erev Yom Tov 

04/13/2020 02:30:39 PM

Apr13

Y. Kinberg

Hi all:   Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday April14 at 1245 pst (345...Read more...

Assingment for 3/10/2020

03/03/2020 11:56:39 AM

Mar3

Y. Kinberg

Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday, March 10 at 12:45 p.m.  

We will continue  to discuss how to enhance your emotional/mental wellness by having more equanimity and joy in your life, as well as less stress.
Including: how to be kind to yourself and how to judge yourself favorably.

Your homework:

1. Identify situations that give you joy/pleasure/equanimity /nachat

   ...Read more...

Assignment for 2/27 

02/25/2020 11:22:59 AM

Feb25

Y. Kinberg

Next Mussar class will be on Thursday  Feb 27 at 330pm   We will continue  to discuss how to enhance your personal wellness (physical, emotional) -- including: how to be kind to yourself, judge yourself favorably and more .   Your homework: Identify actions you choose to take to enhance your physical activities...Be specific, journal and be ready to...Read more...

Assignment for Feb. 11th

02/04/2020 11:36:40 AM

Feb4

Y. Kinberg

Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday Feb 11 at 12:45 p.m.

 

We will start to discuss how to enhance your personal wellness (physical, emotional) --

including: how to be kind to yourself, judge yourself favorably and more .

 

Your homework;

As we have discussed in the last class, identify situations in the last few weeks when one or more of the Mussar Middot played a...Read more...

ASSIGNMENT FOR 1/28/2020

01/19/2020 12:54:00 PM

Jan19

Y. KINBERG

Hi all:   Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday Jan 28 at 12.45---   We will continue to  discuss REBUKING-(Constructive Criticism) -When and how..   Please continue to work on the following aspects of rebuking: a. Situations when you rebuked a person and it was received well What was the situation How have you handled it. What was the result/outcome b. Situations when you rebuked a...Read more...

Assingment for 1/14/2020

01/10/2020 12:41:56 PM

Jan10

Y. Kinberg

Hi all:   Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday Jan 14 at 12.45---   We will  discuss your experience in manifesting revealed miracles in Hanukkah and in the new year..   We will also start discussing REBUKING-(When and how..)   Please continue to work on the following aspects of manifesting miracles:   a. Record miracles in your life      - write them down b.  In what aspects of your...Read more...

Assingment for 12-10-19

12/03/2019 04:22:22 PM

Dec3

Y. Kinberg

Hi all:

 

Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday, Dec 10 at 12:45 p.m.

 

We will discuss JUDGING PEOPLE FAVORABLY

 

Please continue to work on acts of kindness:

 

a. Important people in your life: pick 3-5 people.

 

   - What acts of kindness can you do? (e.g. call your brother/sister/close friends). Try to do some of these...Read more...

Assingment for 11/26 Hesed

11/22/2019 11:56:39 AM

Nov22

Y. Kinberg

Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday, Nov 26 at 12:45 p.m.

We will continue to discuss Kindness (CHESSED)

Please continue to focus on acts of kindness:

 

a. Important people in your life:

 

   - What acts of kindness can you do? (e.g. call your brother/sister/close friends)....try to do few before Thanksgiving)

 

Do it from their perspective.....Read more...

Assingment for Special Session on 11/19

11/14/2019 01:32:45 PM

Nov14

Yoram Kinberg

Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday, Nov 19 at 12:45 p.m.

 

We will start focusing on Kindness.

Please continue to work on Gratitude:

a. Gratitude to people in your life...

    a1 Major events in your life...be specific.

a2  Acts of kindness to you in the last few days for which you are grateful....Have you thanked them?

b. Gratitude to Hashem.

 ...Read more...

Assignment for Nov 5th. 

10/24/2019 02:21:50 PM

Oct24

Next Mussar class will be on Tuesday Nov 5 at 12.45 

Hope you can make it.

 

We will discuss GRATITUDE:

a. To other people

b. Hashem

 

We would like you to  share your experience with 

JOY and PLEASURE during the holidays as we have discussed on our Oct 15 and Oct 22 classes.

 

Please continue to focus on JOY as related...Read more...

Sat, December 5 2020 19 Kislev 5781