Words of the Week

“Can you feel the center collapsing all around you?

Looking to the left and to the right — politically and religiously, here and in Israel — I see the gap widening at an increasingly rapid rate. The search for The Golden Mean, the desirable balance between extremes in our lives and worldview advocated by the Rambam (Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, the 12th-century philosopher), seems unattainable.”

Source: Gary Rosenblatt, “Struggling For ‘The Middle Way’ In A World Of Extremes” (The Jewish Week)