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More Praise for “The Pearl and the Flame”

Published on December 9th, 2021 | by Jacob Sapon

“The Pearl and the Flame is a wonderful antidote to the alienation and divisions that plague our modern life. Natan Margalit takes us into the world of Systems Thinking where wisdom is derived from bringing things... Read More

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The Forest, the Tower and the Mountain

Published on February 10th, 2020 | by Jacob Sapon

On this week of Tu B’Shvat we see that the world of the forest can teach us something about our society.  I remember ecologist Tom Wessels, on one of his “reading the forest” walks, pointing out... Read More

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Hanukkah and Nature: The Menorah Psalm

Published on December 23rd, 2019 | by Jacob Sapon

Don’t let anyone tell you Hanukkah is a “minor holiday.” I know, it’s been given a bump because it’s close to Christmas, and it is a Rabbinic holiday, meaning it doesn’t have some of the strictures... Read More

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