Successful Women of Israel

stories featuring Israel's successful women

Month: July 2013

Who Died and Made You –?

You may have noticed.  You don’t get chosen, appointed or elected to your position in life.

Most of the time, anyway.

You and only you are the ultimate decision-maker.

You choose the goal. You choose the path.

Sounds scary.

You know why?

Because it puts you in the CEO’s chair and makes you responsible. For your future. For your success.

If this thought freaks you out, you should start flexing your courage muscles.

Courage muscles – what’s that?

Courage muscles are what will save you in your quest to become whatever you aspire to become.

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Who’s Responsible for the Destruction of the Temple?

Jews all over the world mourn the destruction of the Jewish temple and their exile from their land, on Tisha B’Av (the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av).  Tisha B’Av took place today, July 16, 2013.

There are many stories about the destruction of temple. One famous story, which I would like to explore, is about a man named Kamtza and another named Bar-Kamtza.

The story is told of a wealthy man in Jerusalem who sent his messenger to invite his Jewish friend, Kamtza, to a lavish party he was throwing. Having erred, the messenger invited a man named Bar-Kamtza instead.

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