"It's much more fun and easy to imagine the good and positive things that can happen. There's a whole industry advancing "positive thinking" and "visualizing success." However, if we focus exclusively on why we're so right and so good and so smart, then when things do go wrong, we may not know how to respond."
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They call it "Joyful Jewish Living." That's what the synagogue's founders—Dr Marc Slutsky, Stephen Silberman and Rabbi Irwin Kula—had in mind 23 years ago when they created Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living, an innovative kind of Jewish community. Together with Cantor David Landau, they believed in engaging tradition to create experiences that speak to modern Jewish life.
Ivy League Advisor in tandem with the Disruptor Foundation and the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards are pleased to announce a unique innovative leadership program this summer July 27-31, 2015 to be held in New York City. This unique program targets high school students who are looking to discover themselves, develop their leadership skills, critical thinking, analytic skills and aiming to enhance themselves to become a strategic thinker in life.
"The experience of visiting one of the world's most famous film festivals was as intense as I'd anticipated when I went to Cannes this spring for a Screen Actors Guild internship. Now, as I reflect on my visit, I realize that what can take your breath away in terms of flash and glare may actually shed light on something of greater importance: the challenge of not losing yourself in the whirlwind...."
Hosted by Joe Concha along with panelists Rick Unger, Carl Higbie and Brad Hirschfield, issues of the day are explored.
Rick Perry and Jeb Bush criticize Donald Trump as he continues to rise in the polls. How does this fit into Republican party strategy?Watch this segment...
Bill Cosby admitted to drugging a woman in a 2005 deposition. The allegations have been proven. Now?. Hillary Clinton's campaign ropes in reporters – how is this viewed by the public?Watch this segment... Has the Iran deal been struck despite Kerry’s speech to the contrary? Watch this segment...And more....
"...Rarely does individual success occur in a vacuum, but rather, in the context of others whose contributions, whether large or small, make a success possible. Our great moments as a nation have been about the spirit of American generosity and collectivity, just as much as rugged individualism - not necessarily all at the same time, but still very much a part of our shared identity…What we need to do is build up trust in both individual capacity/responsibility, and in those institutions which enable the accomplishments that none of us can do alone..."
As we approach Independence Day, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield reflects on the meaning of that key phrase from the Declaration of Independence, "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness", through the lens of recent events in South Carolina, Washington, DC and the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch the Faith on the Record video below.
From Odyssey Networks’ FAITH ON THE RECORD
"...The truth: I am "not a racist" - but racism is my problem. And while my sadness and even my words may matter, standing with people matters more, if I am to be part of the solution.
Hosted by Joe Concha along with panelists Rick Unger Heather Hansen and Brad Hirschfield, issues of the day are explored.
How will Chris Christie be received in the 2016 race for the white house? Business groups are slamming the President's plan to double overtime pay — calling it a business killer. Will the plan succeed? Watch this segment... Should we disarm the police? One group says yes...Watch this segment... Is the ACLU protecting all but Christians? Watch this segment...And more....
"Earlier that day, in the president's response to the marriage milestone, he said: "Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal. The project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of changing times - a never-ending quest to ensure those words ring true for every single American."