Essay On Jewish Development

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I have always grown up in a Jewish environment. I go to shul on Shabbat, I go to a Jewish day school and always spend the Chaggim with my family. Growing up, my life has always revolved around my Jewish development. Since my life has always had aspects of Judaism in it, my Jewish devotement was instilled in me at a very young age. Being Jewish was something I have always valued, so there was never something that had a big influence on my Jewish development. I have always had a strong belief in Hashem since this is how I grew up, but there was nothing that “sparked” my Jewish development further until last year. Last year, I took a Jewish philosophy class which really influenced my Jewish values, and furthered my development. Of the many…show more content…
When he was flying over the clouds, all he would think about was how amazing our world is, there is no way there cannot be a G-d who created it . A few weeks after my teacher told us this story I went on an air plane to Florida. I was sitting by the window, looking out at the clouds; at this moment, all I could think about was the story that Rabbi Goldmintz told us in class. It amazed me how I have been on air planes before and looked outside at the clouds in amazement, but never thought about who made the clouds. All I could think about was “מָה-רַבּוּ מַעֲשֶׂיךָ ה.”
Whenever I go on family trips I am always amazed by the nature of the world around us. Last week, I went to Florida with my family and stayed at my grandparents’ apartment on the beach. It happened to be that every morning the sun rises right over the ocean. Being able to watch the sun rise over the ocean was an amazing experience. Again, all I could say was “מָה-רַבּוּ מַעֲשֶׂיךָ ה.”
Since I am able to realize how everything in our world comes from Hashem, I am much more aware of Hashes presence in my daily life. Being able to have this kind of mindset has heavily influenced to me think about G-d. These experiences have guided me to further develop my Jewish

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