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10/13/2020 07:45:50 AM

Oct13

Awe

10/28/2021 10:29:23 AM

Oct28

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Nov 2 at 12.45pm (2.45 pm EST, 9.45 pm Israel). We will continue to discuss BITACHON (trust) and EMUNNAH  (faith). We will also begin to discuss AWE (YIRAH-LOVE/FEAR)
Please work on the following:
    a. When you deal with HASHEM, What are your core beliefs?
           a1. HASHEM as Creator?
      ...Read more...

Bitachon and Emunah

10/25/2021 12:51:18 PM

Oct25

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

Hi all:

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel). We will continue to discuss Bitachon (trust) and Emunah (faith) 
Please work on the following:
    a. Whom do you trust in your life? (medical, legal, financial religious issues)
WHY? HOW have you picked a TRUSTED ADVISOR?

    b.  Do you always follow their guidance/advice? Why or...Read more...

Trust and Faith

10/08/2021 12:24:35 PM

Oct8

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Oct 12at 12.45 pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).
We will start to discuss BITTACHON, EMUNAH (Trust and Faith) and FREE CHOICE

Please continue to work on the following:
    a. What are your wishes for yourself and your loved ones for the coming year? Be specific.
    b. Have you FORGIVEN YOURSELF during Yom Kippur? HOW ABOUT FORGIVING...Read more...

Working on Forgiveness

09/03/2021 09:45:33 AM

Sep3

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Sep 14 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).

 

 

We will discuss our highlights from last year and continue to discuss:
FORGIVENESS
Please watch the animation above, read the chapter in the book and 
work on the following:
a. list of Events and/ or people that made the most impact on you last year. 

What are your wishes for yourself and your loved ones for the coming year?

b. Call important people in your life and wish them SHANA TOVA

c. Reach out to people you may have offended last year and 
ask them for their forgiveness

d. Reach out to people to whom you still HOLD a GRUDGE and FORGIVE THEM
 and most important: FORGIVE YOURSELF!!!

HOW ABOUT FORGIVING HASHEM????

In addition, please observe situations where JOY or other Middot occur (e.g equanimity, gratitude, kindness, patience. anger,​humility, etc.

Please journal and be ready to share.

Shabat Shalom
AND
SHANA TOVA

Yoram
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Judging Favorably and Forgivness

08/27/2021 12:23:13 PM

Aug27

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

Hi all,
The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Aug 31 at 12.45 p.m. (3.45 p.m. EST, 10.45 p.m. Israel).
We will continue to discuss: JUDGING people favorably AND start discussing FORGIVENESS

 Please watch the animation, read the chapter in the book and 
work on the following:
a. list people whom you judged (at least initially) unfavorably/harshly...

a1 What happened?

a2 Have you missed some...Read more...

Judging People Favorably

08/22/2021 08:26:55 AM

Aug22

Next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Aug 24

at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel)  .

use this link

Meeting ID: 765742241

Password: cbs2020

 

JUDGING people favorably

Please watch the animation below, read the chapter in the book...Read more...

Gratitude and Judging People Favourably

08/13/2021 11:52:50 AM

Aug13

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Aug 17 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel). We will meet on Zoom or in person at CBS. If attending in person, masks and social distancing are mandatory. 

We will continue to discuss GRATITUDE and we will start discussing JUDGING people favourably

 

Please see the study guide to this video HERE 

The last year was not easy for all of us. YET we have a lot to be grateful for(eg. vaccination, avoiding Covid, being able to see my daughters and grandkids)
 
Please read the GRATITUDE chapter and work on the following:

a. list people to whom you are grateful (have done acts of kindness to you last year)...

a1 what are you grateful for?

a2 Have you thanked them?

b. What are you grateful to HASHEM for this year?
Have you thanked HASHEM?

In addition, please observe situations where JOY or other Middot occur (e.g equanimity, gratitude, kindness, patience. anger,​humility, etc.

Please journal and be ready to share.

Shabat Shalom,

Yoram
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Session for August 10, 2021

08/06/2021 12:00:07 PM

Aug6

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Aug 10 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).

We will continue to discuss Self Acceptance

"I can no longer do the things I used to do...and I am OK with it.." 


We will also  start discussing GRATITUDE

Last year was not easy for all of us. YET we have a lot to be grateful for (eg. vaccination, avoiding Covid, being able to see my daughters and...Read more...

Self Acceptance

08/01/2021 02:30:57 PM

Aug1

Dr. Yoram Kinberg


Hi all:

Next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Aug 3 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).

We will continue to discuss ZERIZOOT (Enthusiasm/acting promptly) and we will start discussing Self Acceptance

"I can't do anymore what I used to do...and I am OK with it.."
I watched Simon Vile at the Olympics or Serina Williams and thought about how they must feel.
Please read the chapter in the book re Zerizut and...Read more...

Zerizoot

07/22/2021 12:46:47 PM

Jul22

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

 The next session will be on Tuesday, July 27th

We will continue to discuss ZERIZOOT (Enthusiasm/acting promptly).
Please read the chapter in the book and work on the following:
    a. Recall situations in your life  when you were too cautious and not           acted promptly
        - What have you learned from these...Read more...

Coping with Loss/Grief & Enthusiasm

07/16/2021 01:46:25 PM

Jul16

On Tuesday, July 20 at 12:45 p.m. we will continue to discuss:

 

COPING with LOSS/GRIEF and start discussing ZERIZOOT (Enthusiasm)

Please read the chapter in the book and work on the following:

  a. Recall situations in your life  when you had significant loss

 - what have you learned  from these experiences...

b. What helped you in coping with your...Read more...

Grief

07/12/2021 04:12:34 PM

Jul12

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

We will dedicate our next Tuesday Mussar class to the memory  of our beloved friend Miryam L Blum 
and start discussing GRIEF
We will also continue to discuss ZEHIROOT (Caution/ Watchfulness) 

Please work on the following:
  
a. Recall situations in your life  when you were too cautious

    - what have you learned from these experiences?

b. Recall situations in...Read more...

Zehiroot (Caution) & Zeziroot (Enthusiasm)

07/04/2021 12:45:36 PM

Jul4

Next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  July 6 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel)  .

use this link

Meeting ID: 765742241

Password: cbs2020 We will continue to discuss:

 

ZEHIROOT (Caution/ Watchfulness) 

and 

start discussing ZERIZOOT (Enthusiasm)

Please read the chapter in the book and work on the following:

a. Recall situations in...Read more...

Loyalty

06/24/2021 03:09:50 PM

Jun24

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  June 29 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel). We will continue to discuss: LOYALTY

What does loyalty mean to you?

We will also start discussing ZEHIROOT (Caution/ Watchfulness)
Please read the chapter in the book

Please continue to work on the following:
  
a. Recall situations in your life when you have demonstrated acts of loyalty to people in your...Read more...

Loyalty

06/22/2021 03:34:25 PM

Jun22

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

Hi all:


The next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  June 22 at 12.45 pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).

LOYALTY
What does loyalty mean to you?
Please work on the following:
  
a. Recall situations in your life  when you have demonstrated acts of loyalty to people in your life
   - what have you learned from these experiences...

b. Recall situations in your life when some...Read more...

Silence and Proper Response

06/03/2021 04:20:39 PM

Jun3

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  June 1 at 12.45 p.m. (3.45 p.m. EST, 10.45 p.m. Israel).

 

We will continue to discuss:


 

SILENCE and start discussing PROPER (PROPORTIONATE) RESPONSE, eg. an EYE for an EYE as well as Rise and Kill First


 

Please read the “silence” chapter in our book and work on the following aspects...Read more...

More Silence 

05/20/2021 03:36:22 PM

May20

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  May  25 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).


We will continue to discuss: SILENCE

Please read the silence  chapter in our book and  work on the following aspects of Silence in your life:

a. Recall situations in your life  when silence gives you Equanimity (eg riding a bike, swimming, meditation)

    - what can you learn from...Read more...

Silence

05/06/2021 03:24:37 PM

May6

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  May 11 at 12.45 p.m. (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel). We will continue to discuss: Responsibility (Achrayut) and start discussing Silence. Please read the responsibility and the silence  chapters in our book and continue to work on the following aspects of responsibility in your life:

 

Recall situations in your life when you had positive (or negative experience with...Read more...

Responsibility 

04/30/2021 01:18:50 PM

Apr30

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  May 4 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).
We will continue to discuss: RESPONSIBILITY (Achrayut)

Please read the responsibility chapter in our book and work on the following aspects of responsibility in your life:

a. Recall situations in your life when you had a positive or negative experience with taking responsibility
   a1 For YOURSELF
   a2...Read more...

Responsibility

04/26/2021 08:35:19 AM

Apr26

Next Mussar class is on Tuesday,  April 27 at 12.45pm

(3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel)  .

use this link

Meeting ID: 765742241

Password: cbs2020   We will continue to discuss:

 

HOPE--HATIKVA in connection with YOM HAATSMAUT (Independence day) last week...AND

Will start discussing RESPONSIBILITY

LISTEN again TO HATIKVA -HOPE BELLOW

FREEDOM (BE a...Read more...

Hatikva

04/16/2021 02:03:59 PM

Apr16

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is Tuesday, April 20 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).
We will continue to discuss HOPE--HATIKVA in connection with YOM HAATSMAUT (Independence day) tomorrow...
FROM YOAM HaShoah to YOM HAZIKARON (memorial day) to YOM HAATSMAUT...

LISTEN again TO HATIKVA -HOPE BELLOW

FREEDOM (BE a FREE NATION)

IN OUR LAND (Erets Zion- Yerushalim)

WE HAD TO FIGHT FOR IT to make it happen ( as Haim Weitzman said: " a state is not given to a nation on a silver platter") We had (and still have) to fight for it to survive...

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?


lHatikvah Dr Astrith Baltsan May 19 2012 - YouTube

 


CultureBuzz converses with Astrith Baltsan - Israel's Anthem: "HaTikva" (The Hope)
http://www.facebook.com/CultureBuzzIsrael

As passionate a private detective, as she is a pianist, musician, and educator, and a Zionist, Astrith Baltsan went on an 8-year-quest tracking Israel's National Anthem origins and sources. Since then, she's sharing her fascinating findings with many, both in Israel and abroad, via a book and a performance ...
 

Please  work on the following aspects of hope in your life:

a. Recall situations in your life when you were in a difficult situation (eg major health issues, loss of a spouse, or somebody close to you) and you managed to overcome the challenging situation
    - what have you learned from these experiences...

b. What do you hope will happen to make the next 12 months better (more joyous) than the last 12 months. 

    - What do you plan to do in the next            year that you missed the                              most since Corona started (eg travel)

Also, please observe situations where JOY or other Middot  occur (e.g equanimity, gratitude, kindness, patience. anger, humility, etc..)


Please journal and be ready to share.

Happy Yom Haatsmaut, meaningful `Omer Counting and Shabat Shalom
Yoram
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Hope

04/08/2021 04:30:45 PM

Apr8

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is Tuesday, April 13 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).

We will continue to discuss the Pursuit of Justice (TSEDEK) as an important building block in getting ready for Matan Tora (receiving the commandments) in Shavuot. WHY TSEDEK TSEDEK TIRDOF TWICE?

We will also start discussing HOPE--HATIKVA in preparing for YOM HAATSMAUT (Independence day) next week.
FROM YOAM HaShoah (today) to YOM...Read more...

Justice 

04/01/2021 02:24:49 PM

Apr1

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is Tuesday, April 6 at 12.45pm (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).
We will continue to discuss:

GOING FROM 'SLAVERY (Avdoot)  to FREEDOM (Cheroot)' in CORONA TIMES and we will start discussing the pursuit of Justice (TSEDEK) as an important building block in getting ready for Matan Tora (receiving the commandments) in Shavuot...

WHY TSEDEK TSEDEK TIRDOF TWICE?
Please continue to work on the...Read more...

GOING FROM 'SLAVERY (Avdoot)  to FREEDOM (Heroot)' in CORONA TIMES

03/26/2021 11:37:08 AM

Mar26

Y. Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, March 30 at 12.45 p.m. (3.45 pm EST, 10.45 pm Israel).

 

use this link 

Meeting ID: 765742241

Password: cbs2020

 

We will continue to discuss:

GOING FROM 'SLAVERY (Avdoot)  to FREEDOM (Heroot)' in CORONA TIMES

 

Please work on the...Read more...

Slavery to Freedom

03/23/2021 10:08:43 AM

Mar23

Tuesday, March 23   We will start discussing:

GOING FROM 'SLAVERY (Avdoot)  to FREEDOM (Heroot)' in CORONA TIMES

And

continue to discuss: 

SHALOM (peace) and SHLEMOOT ( wholeness) 

   1. - Within Yourself

   2. - With immediate family members and close friends

    3. - Between you and HASHEM

HOW CRITICAL...Read more...

Slavery to Freedom

03/20/2021 01:49:01 PM

Mar20

Y. Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, March 23 at 12.45 p.m. (3.45 p.m. EST, 9.45 p.m. Israel).

 

use this link

Meeting ID: 765742241

Password: cbs2020

 

We will start discussing:

GOING FROM 'SLAVERY TO FREEDOM' in CORONA TIMES

 

We will continue to discuss: SHALOM (peace) and SHLEMOOT (wholeness) 

  1.  Within Yourself

  2.  With immediate family members and close friends

  3.  Between you and HASHEM

 

How critical is truth in achieving peace and wholeness?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27G189F9EC0 

Please listen to Alan Morinis teaser (above) re 'SHALOM- INSIDE AND OUTSIDE' and record insights in your own life.

 

Also, continue to work on the following: 


 

  1. Record situations that you were not at peace with yourself or with others including HASHEM.

  2. What have you done to go from hostility to peace?.

  3. Are you in situations where you are not at peace with yourself or with others?

  4. What do you plan to do to resolve the situation?

  5. How important is maintaining truth in your important relationships? Is there 'one truth'?

  6.  Have they been 'White lies' in your important relationships?  Or Disagreement about 'the truth'? How have they played out over time? 

  7. In addition, please observe situations where JOY or other Middot  occur (e.g equanimity, gratitude, kindness, patience. anger, humility, etc..)


 

Please journal and be ready to share.

Shabat Shalom  

Yoram

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Shalom and Shlemoot

03/04/2021 12:04:20 PM

Mar4

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

Hi all :

 

 

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, March 9 at 12.45 pm (2.45 pm EST, 9.45 pm Israel).

We will continue to discuss: 

SHALOM (peace) and SHLEMOOT ( wholeness) 

Within Yourself With immediate family members and close friends Between you and HASHEM

 

What is the Role of TRURH in achieving PEACE and...Read more...

How do we make JOY happen? 

02/25/2021 11:47:21 AM

Feb25

Dr. Yoram Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, March 2 at 12.45pm (2.45 pm EST, 9.45 pm Israel).

use this link
Meeting ID: 765742241
Password: cbs2020

We will continue to discuss: 
JOY in ADAR. It is not always easy so how do you make it happen?  
We will start discussing: SHALOM (peace) and SHLEMOOT ( wholeness) 
What is the Role of TRUTH  in achieving PEACE and WHOLENESS?

Please continue...Read more...

Joy in Adar 

02/19/2021 11:11:04 AM

Feb19

Y. Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Feb  23 at 12.45pm (2.45 pm EST, 9.45 pm Israel).

use this link
Meeting ID: 765742241
Password: cbs2020

We will continue to discuss: 

JOY in ADAR...not easy but how do you make it happen?

When you write your 'Life Story' 
What Title would you give your  Book?


Please work on the following: 
a. Recall moments of Joy...Read more...

Joy in Adar

02/14/2021 03:42:08 PM

Feb14

Y. Kinberg

The next Mussar class is on Tuesday, Feb 16 at 12.45 pm (2.45 pm EST, 9.45 pm Israel).

 

use this link

Meeting ID: 765742241

Password: cbs2020


We will continue to discuss your Renewal in Shevat, picking up new activities and initiatives. We will also start discussing:

 

JOY in ADAR not easy but how do you make it...Read more...

Thu, October 28 2021 22 Cheshvan 5782