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Two Minutes of Inspiration

10/08/2021 11:41:01 AM

Oct8

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Sometimes two minutes is all we need.

 There can be lots of reasons to feel down or defeated: The news, the weather, and all manner of life’s pitfalls and roadblocks…

 But sometimes all we need is a change in perspective, or to see something amazing, or to have a reason to smile to turn things around.

 So I’m starting a new WhatsApp group called “Two Minutes of Inspiration”.  I don’t...Read more...

"The Real Bud Selig Experience"

08/12/2022 06:33:48 PM

Aug12

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

The Reform Rabbi and her son, the Mir Yeshiva Student - a Lesson in Tolerance

07/29/2022 11:50:01 AM

Jul29

The Reform Rabbi and her son, the Mir Yeshiva Student

https://18forty.org/podcast/robyn-frisch-benji-frisch-a-child-becomes-orthodox/

https://forward.com/community/460948/reform-conservative-haredi-its-all-in-the-family/

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Beyond Words - After Death - Life!

04/29/2022 10:25:58 AM

Apr29

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

 

from Rabbi Kalmar: https://youtu.be/jeWJNXKybKc

Inspiration from: https://www.ynet.co.il/judaism/article/hjqqukdsc?utm_source=m.ynet.co.il&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=whatsapp

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"Who is Like Your People, O Israel"

03/18/2022 11:06:07 AM

Mar18

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

 

(Click on the link to listen to Rabbi Kalmar's words of inspiration.)

Sources of inspiration:

https://vinnews.com/2022/03/15/seminary-girls-welcome-ukrainian-refugees-at-ben-gurion-airport/

“Natan Sharansky spoke at a Sheva Brachot gathering in honor of the wedding of Benaya and Neta Dickstein. Benaya's parents, Yossi and Chanah, were murdered in a terrorist attack when he was seven years old. It's too bad...Read more...

Israeli Bobsled Team Never Give Up

02/18/2022 10:59:01 AM

Feb18

inspired by: https://olympics.com/en/original-series/episode/israeli-bobsled-pilot-fundraising-for-his-olympic-dream-winter-tracks 

inspired by: https://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-2022-olympic-bobsled-dreams-are-crushed-but-aj-edelman-is-not-giving-up/

Thanks to Alex Miller for the heads up about the Bobsled team!

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"Teach a Fish to Man?"

01/28/2022 12:38:00 PM

Jan28

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

 

 

 

reference to:

in reference to: https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/you-can-learn-a-lot-from-a-fish/

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"Dignity for All"

01/21/2022 11:22:28 AM

Jan21

Inspiration: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/abraham-olagbegi-a-make-a-wish-feed-homeless/

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"Laugh it Up"

01/14/2022 12:26:41 PM

Jan14

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

The Happiest Moment of My Life

12/17/2021 09:41:21 AM

Dec17

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Chalk on your back: saving others from embarrassment

12/10/2021 10:47:12 AM

Dec10

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

https://baltimorejewishlife.com/news/news-detail.php?SECTION_ID=1&ARTICLE_ID=150401

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"The Happiest Man on Earth"

12/03/2021 12:12:58 PM

Dec3

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

 


https://www.ted.com/talks/eddie_jaku_a_holocaust_survivor_s_blueprint_for_happiness?language=en

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The Power we Draw from Being Alone

11/19/2021 12:15:40 PM

Nov19

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

“I Don’t Agree, Mr. President.”

11/05/2021 02:25:44 PM

Nov5

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

"Rebecca and Thomas Edison’s Mother: Out-of-the-Box Women of Courage"

10/29/2021 09:50:04 AM

Oct29

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/thomas-edisons-mom-lied-about-a-letter-expelling-her-son-from-school/

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"We Don't Really Own Anything"

10/22/2021 10:50:32 AM

Oct22

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Israelis Saving Afghans - Straight from Avraham Avinu

10/15/2021 10:51:45 AM

Oct15

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

"Wishing the Clouds into a Rainbow"

10/08/2021 11:45:35 AM

Oct8

Rabbi Wes Kalmar

October 8th, 2021's Two Minutes of Inspiration happens to be connected to the parsha of the week, Noach.  But inspiration can come from all kinds of places and takes many different forms.  So each post may take a different shape, drawing inspiration from all the four corners of the earth.

October 8th, 2021's Two Minutes of Inspiration: “Wishing the Clouds into a Rainbow”

 

 

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