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"Just as one must respect the memory of one's widow, so one must respect one's divorcee. " ~~ Leviticus (Vayikra) R.

Filed under: Leviticus, Marriage

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"Be the master good or bad, the servant is still a servant." ~~ Achad Ha'am

Filed under: Achad Ha'am, Business and Money, Wisdom

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"To pull a friend out of the mire, don't hesitate to get dirty." ~~ Baal Shem Tov

Filed under: Baal Shem Tov, Friendship

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"Poverty is no disgrace, but you cannot be proud of it. " ~~ Yiddish Proverb

Filed under: Wisdom, Yiddish Proverb

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"Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out now or as quickly as possible, because otherwise the bleeding will not end. " ~~ Henry A. Kissinger

Filed under: Government, Henry Kissinger, Wisdom

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"Be not boastful in your speech! " ~~ Ben Sira 4:32

Filed under: Ben Sira, Lashon Harah/Gossip, Manners, Sin and Repentance

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"What do you call the grandchildren of intermarried Jews? Christians." ~~ Milton Himmelfarb

Filed under: Children, Humor, Milton Himmelfarb

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"What nation on earth has customs as strange as ours? Our poor demand alms, as if they were collecting a debt, and our benefactors...invite paupers to their table." ~~ Jacob Mendele

Filed under: Food and Drink, Israel, Jacob Mendele, Tzedakah/Charity

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"Who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord." ~~ Proverbs (Mishle) 19:17

Filed under: Justice and Law, Proverbs, Tzedakah/Charity

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"Language is the key to the nation. " ~~ Chaim Nachman Bialik

Filed under: Chaim Nachman Bialik, Israel

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