The world is on

ByRABBI MEIR SENDOR
May 17, 2017 16:03

The Sabbatical year attunes us to God’s glory and awakens our moral and spiritual sensitivity in the face of human suffering.

Art by Pepe Fainberg

Art by Pepe Fainberg. (photo credit:PEPE FAINBERG)

TACITUS, ROMAN senator and historian, wasn’t such a great judge of character.

Writing about Jews after the Great Revolt and the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, he complains that “such is their natural propensity to sloth that, in consequence of it, every seventh year is devoted to repose and sluggish inactivity.” (Histories 5:4)

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