A lowly person is allowed to be hated only for their limitations, but from the perspective of their being created in the image of God, it is worthy to love them; especially since the reality of their true measure is more internal than the existence of their limitations.

Rav Avraham Yitschak HaKohen Kook

El-HaMidot
Ahava

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14 July in History

In 1904, birthdate of Yiddish novelist, Isaac Bashevis Singer. Singer, author of many volumes including Enemies and Yentel won the Nobel Prize in 1978. He passed away in 1991.

3 Av in History

Rav Shmuel Bornstein (also known as Shmuel Salir), author of Shem Mishmuel and Rebbe of Sochaczev (Sochochow) (1855-1927). He was the son of the Avnei Nezer.