This question is rather applicable to any time of history, but especially in our own time the question is as relevant as ever.
We should ask ourselves, what role does tradition play in the 21st century? What makes tradition relevant, and needed today?
We cannot repent unless we have first gone astray.
Cain, a farmer, became enraged when the Lord accepted the offering of his brother, a shepherd, in preference to his own.
My eyes turn their gaze toward the celestial ones. A blanket of stars wrap me in their embrace. It is quiet and cold. I am in the Negev Desert. The last time I was here was close to a decade ago. It was Hanukah and we'd come here on a school trip. Why did my my mind's eye bring me back here?