Cool Quotes for Elul
Compiled by Brielle Goodman
You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog,
-The Merchant of Venice. ACT I Scene 3.
The Jew has taught me how to wait.
-Peer Gynt, Act IV, Henrik Ibsen
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.
Prejudice is reasonís enemy.
The Jews are not hated because they have evil qualities; evil qualities are sought for in them, because they are hated.
We are Godís stake in human history.
-Abraham Joshua Heschel
The greatest hero is one who turns their enemy into a friend.
-Avot deRabbi Natan, 23
There are sparks of holiness in everything; they constitute our spirituality.
-Rabbi Dov Ber of Mezeritch
The highest form of wisdom is kindness.
-Talmud Brakhot 17a