Elul 21: That’s How The Light Gets In ~ by Rabbi Rick Jacobs
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen
Once again Moses is wearing himself out carrying the burden of the Jewish people on his shoulders. God intervenes by taking some of the spirit that is in Moses and sharing it with others. How can this happen without diminishing Moses? Commenting on Numbers 11:17, Rashi says, “He was like a light that is placed in a candlestick from which everybody lights his lamps, and yet its illuminating power is not diminished.”
I love to seek the light of… read the full Jewel here.
Now in its eleventh year, Jewels of Elul Vol. XI: Ten Years of Inspiration is a booklet filled with short, inspirational insights from 29 contributors selected from our previous 10 editions. To read through past issues and to order the newest, please visit JewelsOfElul.com. For any questions, contact us by email at email@example.com or by calling (818) 760-1077.