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BECOMING ONE - Week 2 (April 30 - May 7)

Kavod: Nurturing Honor for Others

Choose Your Challenge:

Focusing on nurturing honor for others as a foundation for personal growth, here are seven easy-to-do challenges:

Choose a challenge from the list or make up your own!


1. Express Gratitude: Each day, express gratitude to someone in your life by sending a heartfelt message, writing a note, or simply saying thank you in person.

2. Acts of Kindness: Perform at least one random act of kindness each day for someone else, such as holding the door open, offering a compliment, or helping with a task.

3. Active Listening: Practice active listening in your conversations by giving your full attention, asking questions, and showing empathy towards others' feelings and experiences.

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4. Share Positive Feedback: Take time to give sincere and positive feedback to someone, whether it's a colleague, friend, or family member, to uplift and encourage them.

5. Forgive and Let Go: Reflect on any grudges or resentments you may be holding onto, and practice forgiveness to release negative feelings and foster healing.

6. Celebrate Others' Success: Celebrate the achievements and successes of others without jealousy or comparison, and offer genuine support and encouragement.

7. Speak with Kindness: Be mindful of your words and strive to speak with kindness and respect towards everyone you interact with, promoting a culture of honor and positivity.

Gather Together:

Join us at our LIVE online events (Zoom links sent to participants prior to the webinars):


Challenge Launch with Alan Morinis

Kavod/Honor - Sunday, April 21st, at 2:00 pm ET


Mid Challenge with Avi Fertig

Achrayut/Responsibility - Tuesday, May 14, at 2:00 pm ET


Challenge Conclusion with Eric Gurvis

Achdut/Unity - Sunday, June 9, at 2:00 pm ET

Omer Themes (6)

Deepen The Learning:

Featuring the Weekly Omer Essay - "Choosing To Be In A Consciousness Of Freedom" - by Helaine Sheias - Read Here

Read Our Community Omer Reflections - Here

Dive deep into our weekly theme with thought-provoking essays featuring reflection questions, offering a transformative growth experience. In addition to or in place of the daily challenge, set a personal goal, identify barriers, and take practical steps toward achievement.

Share Your Journey: Reflect on your progress and share with the community. Sharing experiences fosters wisdom and mutual support on our paths of growth.

What goal have you set? Update us on your progress, accomplishments, and personal growth journey.

Please email your reflections to Helaine: