Pirkei Avot
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Coming soon! The new Mentsh.com The High Road to a Fulfilling Life

The mission of Mentsh.com is help you build and sustain a fulfilling life through guidelines that are a life-enhancing synthesis of ancient Jewish wisdom and modern psychology.

• You will have the opportunity to learn about the guidelines in depth, discuss them, and put them into practice.

• The site's "Learn" track will have a weekly topic with relevant sayings from the Sages and a commentary based on Pirke Avot.

• The site's "Live" track will start with a brief scenario relevant to the topic of the week and typical of a life challenge today, and then provide guidelines for meeting the challenge successfully.

The site will be a gratifying learning-and-doing experience for both adults and older teens. It will also be a forum for lively debate on how best to adapt the Sages’ guidelines to modern life—with input from Jewish scholars and psychologists.

Yes, we need your help! Contribute to help us successfully develop and launch the new site. Make your contribution as part of Giving Tuesday. Funds raised will go towards the technology required as well as the creation of materials.

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This guide explains the Jewish sages' views on the good life—and their rival's views. Like the workshops, the guide offers a unique synthesis of timeless Jewish values and the insights of modern psychology.

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The border to this site is adapted from a Ketubba from Sabbioneta, Italy, 1833.
Courtesy of the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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