Israel votes on Tuesday - again. For a concise summary of the who's what's and why's of this election, see this handy briefing put together by the Jewish Federations of North America. And for more background, see this recent survey by the Israel Democracy Institute, revealing that Jewish Israelis are in favor of a unity government. We'll see if they get their wish!
2:4 - Cultivate silence.
2:5 - Enough with the kvetching already!
2:6 - Don't be a phony.
2:7 - Find middle ground between moroseness and being giddy
4:1 - Dr. Rambam's diet - only eat when you are hungry!
2:4 - Get 8 hours sleep
2:7 - Eat poultry first
2:11 - Avoid fruits (!)
2:15 - Exercise (and move those bowels, too!)
4:23 - A Torah sage needs to have these things in his community (includes a blood letter and a latrine)
5:7 - No Yelling!!
5:13 - Be honest
6:3 - Love everyone