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Kinah 22 – The Composer

“All I know about music is that not many people ever really hear it. And even then, on the rare occasions when something opens within and the music enters, what we mainly hear, or hear corroborated, are personal, private, vanishing evocations. But the man who...

Kinah 16 – The Greater Terror

“The ocean is an object of no small terror. Indeed, terror is an all cases whatsoever, either more openly or latently, the ruling principle of the sublime (Edmund Burke).” This Tisha b’Av Kinah - Lamentation mentions a famous story from the Talmud: On one occasion four...

Kinah 10 – Silence

“The voices of those who carried the Ark were silenced.” Destruction often causes the loss of music: Listen to, “TED Talks: Bernie Krause: The Voice of The Natural World.” Author Info: Learn & discover the Divine prophecies with Rabbi Simcha Weinberg from the holy Torah, Jewish Law, Mysticism, Kabbalah...

Kinah 3 – Gaining From Crying

Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being Feeling sad, mad, critical or otherwise awful? Surprise: negative emotions are essential for mental health By Tori Rodriguez A client sits before me, seeking help untangling his relationship problems. As a psychotherapist, I strive to be warm, nonjudgmental and encouraging. I am...

Kinah 4- The Hovering Life

This need to spit the world’s sinister truth in its face is as old as the world itself. Robert Musil, “The Man Without Qualities” (One of the most difficult books I’ve ever read): “One can’t resent one’s era without being swiftly punished by it.” Ulrich,...