Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Peace Quotes from Rabbi Ascherman

* "Through you all peoples on the earth shall be blessed" (God to Abraham, Genesis 12:3)

* "If what is a blessing for us is a disaster for others, that’s a problem - what is a blessing for us should be a blessing for others"

THE STATE OF ISRAEL … will be based on freedom, justice and peace as envisaged by the prophets of Israel; it will ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex; it will guarantee freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture; it will safeguard the Holy Places of all religions; and it will be faithful to the principles of the Charter of the United Nations. (Israeli Declaration of Independence)

* "In a democratic society, some are guilty, but all are responsible" (Rabbi Heschel)

* "One who saves a single life – it is as if he has saved an entire world" (Jewish saying)

* "Never write anyone off. Never discount the possibility of the truth in our hearts speaking to others."

* "If you really want to break down stereotypes, there’s nothing like getting beaten up together"

* "This work is not fun!"

1 comment:

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