The Stoic Jew

Decorating Our Prison Cells (Epictetus - Enchiridion 3)

March 21, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 7 Episode 16
The Stoic Jew
Decorating Our Prison Cells (Epictetus - Enchiridion 3)
Show Notes

Synopsis: This episode was inspired by a Rumi poem I've been thinking about lately. After reading and analyzing the poem, we compare and contrast it with two similar examples: a decision made by Claire Wineland, as a child, to decorate her hospital room, and a halachic institution which I won't spoil by naming it in the synopsis.

- Epictetus, Enchiridion (The Handbook) Chapter 3
- Rumi, A Given (translated by Coleman Barks)
- Claire Wineland at Zappos All Hands Meeting
- Sukkah 2:9
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