"Love without cause" T-SHIRT
“We must return to rebuild ourselves, and the world with us, with love without cause [ahavat hinam].”
― Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935)
Printed on Bella+Canvas 3001 Unisex Short Sleeve Jersey T-shirt, an updated unisex tee that looks great on both men and women:
- 100% combed and ring-spun cotton
- Cover stitched and hemmed sleeves
- Machine washable
- Available in sizes S to 2XL
Click on the thumbnail images to see available color options. Click on the larger image at left to see a close-up.
This design is also available on baby onesies.
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Jewish sages taught that the second Temple was destroyed, and the Jewish people subsequently exiled, because of one reason alone: baseless hatred (sinat hiram). It's hard to imagine life free from the epidemic of hatred, or a world where all people can live together in peace no matter where they were born, how they worship, or what the color their skin might be. How long can we continue like this without destroying ourselves once again? Renowned Torah and Kabbalah scholar Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook believed that there was a solution:
“If we were destroyed, and the world with us, due to baseless hatred, then we must return to rebuild ourselves, and the world with us, with love without cause [ahavat hinam]. —Orot HaKodesh
I hope and pray that our country and our world can emerge from despair very soon, and find a new way to live and love one another in peace.