Is Freedom What We Think It Is?
Think About This--It Has a Good Lesson
Of the following list, who is the most enslaved person and
who is the most free?
"Three years ago I was taken by the KGB and put in a
labor camp in
Siberia, I am told when to get up, when to go to bed and
- "I was ship-wrecked on a desert island. I can do
anything I want,
there's nothing to do here."
- "I'm a heavy heroine addict. I live my days just to
get the next
Luckily I inherited a large fortune that allows me to
support my habit."
- "I worked hard all my life to become rich. At the
height, I was
around $25 million. Then came the crash. The bank took
everything - my
business, my house, even my car. I now work 9-to-5 in a
struggling to make ends meet. When I had money, I used to
vacations and dine in the finest restaurants. Life was
fun. Now I'm
can afford takeout."
- "In the country I live in, cigarettes are banned. I
used to smoke
packs a day. Now I can't get them and I'm very
- "I used to be a top college athlete and was headed for
a pro career.
Then last year I dove into a pool that was too shallow and
I'm now completely paralyzed from my chin down. All I
think about all
long is what I used to be able to do."
- "Last year I tried to commit suicide but a policeman
caught me just
I jumped. I was institutionalized. There's no possibility
here for me
what I really want to do - kill myself."
PESACH AND THE OMER:
Something Great and Awesome
Rabbi Label Lam - 5771
Lessons In Exile
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5764
Sea the Miracle
Rabbi Raymond Beyda - 5764
Chased by the Taste
Rabbi Label Lam - 5766
Sefiras HaOmer and Rabbi Akiva
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5766
Rabbi Yochanan Zweig - 5772
The Sandwich of the Future
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5769
Out of Order
Rabbi Label Lam - 5774
Yosef’s Bones And Splitting Of The Sea: A Lesson In Unity
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5767
The Great Shabbat
Shlomo Katz - 5764
Love of Money, or Money of Love?
Rabbi Gavriel Prero - 5761
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5770
Introduction to Maggid
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5755
Pesach: The Obligation of Profound Appreciation
Rabbi Label Lam - 5764
A Potential Lesson
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5760
In the Heart of “This Night”
Rabbi Label Lam - 5770