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Rabbi Jill Zimmerman @RabbiJill
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1/ Whenever I go into despair re: the painful times we are living in, I think of ancestors who survived the worst, & still maintained their humanity. I’m going to share about one tonight. #SpiritualGuidance4Now #FamiliesBelongTogether
Rabbi Kalonymous Kalman Shapira was the rabbi of the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust. Despite the harrowing, murderous conditions, he counseled his community to make sure they continued to develop their inner life...#SpiritualGuidance4Now #FamiliesBelongTogether 2/
even in the darkest of time. He called his people to not go into despair, & instead, to continue to look for holiness & light in the everyday. Teaching in the Hasidic tradition, he taught that the Divine Presence is everywhere. #SpiritualGuidance4Now #FamiliesBelongTogether 3/
Central 2 his legacy is his deep love and respect for children, who he saw as having infinite potential & deep inner worth. He was murdered by the Nazi’s in 1943. However, his teachings were smuggled out of the ghetto & survive. #SpiritualGuidance4Now #FamiliesBelongTogether 4/
Here are a few articles about him. He reminds me every day to continue to find joy and beauty and to cultivate kindness.… #SpiritualGuidance4Now #FamiliesBelongTogether 5/
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