December 7, 2023
December 7, 2023

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Nesanel Yoel Safran

Articles by Nesanel Yoel Safran

Don’t Waste, Appreciate

Everything we have — including all of the world’s resources like water and oil — are gifts from God that we should appreciate and not

Being Honest

We wish that everyone would treat us the way they should. But it doesn’t always turn out that way. We may feel cheated. Does that

First Impressions

People are not always the same on the inside as they appear on the outside. The image that someone projects doesn’t necessarily tell the whole

True Kindness

It is important to be kind, but what if being kind in one way will end up causing us to be dishonest in another? This

Seeing the Good in People

It’s easy to see what’s good about some people. Their virtues just seem to shine. But sometimes it’s not so easy, and it seems like

Make a Difference

Can one person really make a difference? In our Torah portion this week, we can see that one good person, Noah, made the difference between

A Good Friend

What makes a good friend? Is it someone who goes along with whatever we say or do, whether it’s right or wrong? In this week’s

What Makes Us Special

Sukkot is a fun holiday when we all “camp out” for a week, leaving our homes and moving into small, beautifully decorated outdoor sukkah. However,

A Second Chance

How often do we wish we had a second chance to choose differently and undo any harmful mistakes we might have made in the past?

The Card Trick

It can be very painful to feel like somehow we’ve lost out and someone else has gotten what is rightfully ours. But we don’t have

Please Forgive Me

When people mess up and then apologize, how should we react? In this week’s Torah portion (30:2-3) we learn that God forgives those who strayed